Category Archives: Business

Store of the Year award comes to Kerry

MASTER jeweller Brian de Staic has won the jewellery store of the year award at the 2019 Retail Awards ceremony in the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Dublin. The awards recognise the business acumen and entrepreneurial spirit of individuals that own smaller chains and whose work is often overshadowed in the bigger landscape. Brian and his wife,… Continue Reading

Kerry Airport has new Faro fears

FEARS have been voiced that Ryanair’s reported decision to close its base at Faro Airport could have an impact on Kerry Airport which operates two weekly flights between Farranfore and sun-kissed Portugal from June to September. Although the airline has yet to comment, it has been widely reported that it will close its facility there… Continue Reading

Right on course for a career in media

THOSE with a passion for news, sports, research and production, presenting music shows, podcasting or mobile journalism might be interested in two free-of-charge courses being offered by Radio Kerry in association with the Kerry ETB. The eight-week introduction to radio broadcasting course will commence on September 9 and places will be filled on a first… Continue Reading

US and domestic holiday market up but…

TOURISM figures reached record levels last year but early indications from hotels and guesthouses in Kerry are that it will be challenging for the industry to maintain growth in 2019. The latest industry survey from the Irish Hotels Federation shows that the domestic market is holding and US business levels are continuing to rise but… Continue Reading