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Susan lands a sparkling new role

Keane’s Jewellers have announced the appointment of Susan Moriarty as the new manager of their Killarney store. A native of Fossa, she has worked for the Keane family for almost 20 years and she is taking over from the long-serving Paul Trant. Company director, Gerard Keane, remarked: “We want to congratulate Paul on his 29… Continue Reading

Sonia is named employee of the year

Sonia Smith, who works as a receptionist in The Cahernane House Hotel in Killarney, has been chosen as the Kerry branch of the Irish Hotels’ Federation employee of the year. Despite intense competition from other tourism industry staff, across several departments, who were nominated by their employers, Sonia emerged triumphant and was overjoyed with her… Continue Reading

Hoteliers: VAT increase would affect everything

Kerry hoteliers today expressed concern about the impact of a potential €400 million increase in VAT on Irish consumers and overseas visitors. They said the increase from the nine per cent emergency rate to 13.5 per cent is currently under consideration by the government at a time when consumers, both at home and abroad, are… Continue Reading