Category Archives: Business

Rock Road concessions but other car park fees remain

FEARS have been expressed that parking charges in Killarney town centre will force people to do their business in out of town retail parks and traders on the streets will suffer because of it. But Killarney Municipal District Council officials have insisted that, from a financial and budgetary perspective, it is simply not possible to… Continue Reading

‘The link between the chamber and the council is a very unsteady one’

COUNCILLORS in Killarney appear intent on flexing their collective muscle in their dealings with the town’s business representatives by sending out a clear message that the office of mayor of the town must take precedence at all times. Commenting on the council’s regular dealings with Killarney Chamber of Tourism and Commerce, Cllr Michael Gleeson insisted:… Continue Reading

Anne to succeed Conor in the hotseat

AN accomplished author and lecturer will be formally elected as the new President of Killarney Rotary Club this Wednesday. Anne Alcock has already been selected to succeed Conor Griffin after his very successful 12-month term in possession of the chain of office. Ms Alcock is a highly regarded spiritual retreat facilitator who will be well… Continue Reading

Kerry businesses receive the badge of honour

HOTELS, hospitality services and visitor attractions in Kerry are this week receiving their Safe Destination badges following the completion by their staff of specialised training on cleanliness, hygiene and customer interaction in the Covid-19 environment. Visitors returning to Kerry as the restrictions continue to ease can be assured that it is a safe destination to… Continue Reading

Councillors want to sit in on meetings with business body

ANY meetings between senior management of the Killarney Municipal District Council and representatives of the town’s business community should also be attended by councillors elected by the people to represent them, one councillor has insisted. Cllr Maura Healy-Rae has asked management to ensure that, in future, councillors are in attendance at future meetings between Kerry… Continue Reading