Category Archives: Business

Five production units and research suite planned

OVER €1.3 million has been allocated to the development of a major new food hub initiative in Kerry. Education Minister and Kerry TD, Norma Foley, has welcomed the announcement that a further government grant of €1,365,226 has been approved for the Listowel Food Hub Project. This ambitious endeavour, led by the North East West Kerry… Continue Reading

Link proves essential to community in lockdown

THE Mayor of Kerry has paid tribute to the invaluable service being provided by Local Link Kerry bus operators and drivers throughout the county during the Covid-19 lockdown. With buses operating from Ballylongford to Bonane and Barraduff to Brandon Point, and everywhere in between, Local Link Kerry services provide a very valuable service for those… Continue Reading

Survey revealed over 4c difference in petrol prices and over 5c in diesel

THERE is a 4.1 cent difference between the cheapest and the dearest in the cost of a litre of petrol and a 5.1 cent per litre variation on diesel prices at filling stations in the immediate vicinity of Killarney town, can confirm. A spot check at 10 premises on last Sunday afternoon – two… Continue Reading

Failure to act will cause lasting damage

HOTEL and guesthouse owners in Kerry are again calling for an urgent review of business and employment supports for the hospitality sector following the announcement that it is unlikely to reopen before mid-summer. They are also asking the government to intervene with the banks to ensure that appropriate supports and engagement processes are in place… Continue Reading