Category Archives: Business

Council buys 13.7-acre site near town

KERRY County Council has confirmed that it has acquired a portion of the Peninsula lands in Kenmare. The purchase of the 13.7-acre site, on the outskirts of the town, has been completed following lengthy negotiations. Following on from the successful adoption of new casual trading bye-laws for Kenmare in recent months, which come into effect… Continue Reading

Spring to lead new start for town

FORMER Tanáiste Dick Spring is to launch a new initiative aimed at attracting employment opportunities for his home town of Tralee. The Tralee Chamber Alliance initiative involves the creation of a new brand for the town and it features plans for job creation and attracting inward investment. The project will be launched by Mr Spring… Continue Reading

Gleneagle Group is the first in the world to embrace accessible tourism

THE Gleneagle Group has made history in the hospitality industry by becoming the first business in the world to be accredited by the European Network for Accessible Tourism.  The announcement was made in Brussels this week at the launch of the ENAT Accredited World Tourism for All Quality Programme.  ENAT is a non-profit association for… Continue Reading

Bring it on: season in full swing

IT’S a sign of the times in Killarney as the town flies the banner with pride for the height of the tourism season. Killarney Chamber of Tourism and Commerce and Killarney Municipal District Council are working together to promote the town in the best possible fashion and they have erected banners of welcome on the… Continue Reading