Category Archives: Business

Kerry business chiefs make their mark

DYNAMIC Kerry business leaders have been invited to follow in the footsteps of Fexco founder Brian McCarthy and Jerry Kennelly of Stockbyte by entering the EY Entrepreneur of the Year programme which is now accepting nominations. Other Kerry tycoons nominated and were category winners in the past include Mike Stack of Killarney-based Tricel, Alan Scroope… Continue Reading

Ahern and Ryan to join great debate

ECONOMIC, civic and political leaders from Ireland, the UK and Europe will gather this Friday for the third annual Killarney Economic Conference. The event at The Brehon in Killarney will see former Taoiseach, Bertie Ahern, reflecting on the Good Friday Agreement and the likely impact of Brexit on the future of Northern Ireland. The former… Continue Reading

New air link between Kerry and Manchester

RYANAIR confirmed a new route between Kerry Airport Manchester will commence in late March heralding a great start to 2020 for passengers travelling to and from the UK. Operating twice a week, on Thursdays and Sundays, from March 29, Kerry to Manchester will suit passengers travelling for business or pleasure for weekends and midweek breaks.… Continue Reading

1.2 per cent rise in passenger numbers

KERRY Airport has reported a slight increase of 1.2 per cent in passenger numbers for 2019, despite challenging conditions. It has also been confirmed that Ryanair is increasing the frequency of its Kerry-Alicante route this summer. Passengers planning a trip to Spain’s Costa Blanca will have three flights to choose from in June, July and… Continue Reading

Lisa and Kieran are employees of the year

DEDICATED and hardworking, Lisa Riordan has been named employee of the year in the Killarney Royal Hotel. She received her award from Hayfield Collection general manager Ettienne van Vrede and proprietor Joe Scally at a reception in the hotel. A number of other staff members, including Michael Cronin, Christine Maudsley, Nuala Doolan and John Harrington,… Continue Reading