Category Archives: Business

Some premises have boarded up their windows and doors

THE streets of Killarney are all but deserted as locals continue to respect the instruction to stay indoors unless it is absolutely necessary to venture out. Only essential businesses remain open, including supermarkets, pharmacies, fuel stations and financial institutions, and those that are trading have put very strict social distancing measures in place. A very… Continue Reading

‘The prospects for summer 2020 looking precarious, to say the least’

BUSINESS leaders in Killarney have expressed renewed fears for the future of the daily flight service linking Kerry and Dublin. Concerns have been expressed that the slump in businesses caused by Covid-19 could lead to a decision by the operator, Stobart Air, to withdraw the service in the long-term. Airport boss John Mulhern appealed to… Continue Reading

Charges and fees relief for tourism businesses

KERRY’S tourism industry, devastated by the Covid-10 closedown, has been assured by Fáilte Ireland that it has triggered a number of initiatives that will deliver almost €3 million back to tourism businesses. These include refunds of accommodation registration charges and trade show participation fees, as well as the abolition of a range of other promotional fees… Continue Reading

‘We place the health of our employees and their families first and foremost’

KILLARNEY construction giant Liebherr Container Cranes has defended its decision to remain open for business during the Covid-19 crisis, stressing that the list of essential service providers permitted to continue operating includes those involved in the manufacture of products necessary for the supply chain of essential services. In a statement issued to, the company… Continue Reading

Coordinated, safe, reliable support network available

A TOTAL of 10,000 information leaflets, including details of the new freephone number and other information, will be distributed around the county over the coming days. This will be done through existing networks like the Kerry Public Participation Network, sporting organisations, local development companies and hundreds of community and voluntary groups across the county. Niamh… Continue Reading