Category Archives: Business

The proof of success is in the pudding

A PROGRESSIVE small businesses will represent Local Enterprise Office Kerry at the National Enterprise Awards at the Mansion House in Dublin next week. Annascaul Black Pudding till be the county’s flagbearer and the awards – which feature several sectors – offer an investment prize fund of €40,000. Annascaul Black Pudding, run by Thomas and Eileen Ashe,… Continue Reading

Nine per cent hike in numbers is welcomed

PASSENGER numbers at Kerry Airport for 2018 were up nine per cent on the previous year with a total of 365,339 commuters catered for. Growth of the Kerry-Dublin service rose by 12 per cent and passenger load factors on London flights ran at 86 per cent. The airport’s annual report shows the new Ryanair Kerry-Berlin… Continue Reading

Airport the scene of ‘Keep it in the ground’ protest

PLANS for oil and gas exploration off the Kerry coast should be halted, protesters gathered at the entrance to Kerry Airport insisted yesterday. Those in attendance at the ‘Keep it in the ground’ climate crisis protest, organised by the Kerry Green Party, dismissed as “absurd and illogical” the notion of continued exploration and extraction off… Continue Reading