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Weekly business show presented by Mary Mullins.

In Business - May 24th, 2018

In Business - May 24th, 2018

This week Mary Mullins spoke to Mairead Moriarty of The Lark Within in Brosna about her business and the concept of life coaching. Director of Safety and Training of the Construction Industry Federation, Dermot Carey talked about claims there aren’t enough apprentices to meet housing and infrastructure demands. Women entrepreneurs face isolation, problems accessing finance, and sacrifice family time – Tweeting Goddess Samantha Kelly spoke about the findings of a Women’s Inspire Network poll. Kilflynn nativ

In Business - May 17th, 2018

In Business - May 17th, 2018

This week Mary Mullins spoke to Donal Liston, Chair of Ballybunion Community Forum about the launch of their new website and marketing plan for the town. Brian Crooke of Office Worker Health gave tips for office-based workers and their employers on improving health and wellbeing. Caroline Birch spoke about launching her business Wild Adventure Way, and BIM CEO Jim O’Toole talked about their new corporate strategy.

In Business - May 10th, 2018

In Business - May 10th, 2018

On this weeks In Business Mary Mullins will catches up with fifth class pupils from Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn who are taking part in The Junior Entrepreneur Programme. Mary also talks about the Kerry Expo which takes place this Sunday; she’ll be talking to Breandán Fitzgerald, the Dingle man appointed Wild Atlantic Way Kerry Director on the B&B Ireland board. Also, Louise and Ciara Nolantalk about the Nolan & Hilsers Jewellers 25th anniversary.

In Business - May 3rd, 2018

In Business - May 3rd, 2018

This week Mary Mullins spoke to Caherciveen-based bridal and lace designer Hazel Comym, who was named 2018 Wedding Dress Designer at the Brides of Kerry Industry Awards. Director of Seefin Data Management, Jennifer Boyle, talked about the work of the Listowel company. Mark Sterritt of Intertrade Ireland talked about funding available to plan for Brexit, and Colm Croffy of AOIFE (the Association of Irish Festivals and Events) spoke about recent workshops he ran in Kerry with festival organisers.

In Business - April 26th, 2018

In Business - April 26th, 2018

This week Mary Mullins spoke to Doireann Barrett of the Gluten Free Kitchen Company about creating a new product and being selected for an EU programme. Carol Brick of CWM Wealth Management answered questions about pensions, life cover, savings, and investments. Brosna native Martin O’Connell of Nasal Medical talked about the launch of their new product and the signing of a major contract, and Chair of Taste Kerry, John Harty talked about the launch of the new Kerry seafood resource pack.

In Business - April 19th, 2018

In Business - April 19th, 2018

This week Mary Mullins spoke Dr Eilish Broderick of IT Tralee and David Hobbert of University Hospital Kerry about the launch of a new pharmacy technician programme; David Scott told us about Taste Kerry’s upcoming event; Jessica Clinton talked about Ballyhar Foods’ win at the County Enterprise Awards; and David Carr told us about west Kerry design company, Idirlinn.

In Business - April 12th, 2018

In Business - April 12th, 2018

This week Mary Mullins spoke to Caherciveen woman Máire Morris of Morris Fashion Consultancy; financial planner, Paul Merriman of AskPaul.ie talked credit cards; Helen Courtney Power spoke about Killarney Credit Union now providing loans to community groups, charities, and not for profits; and Seónaid Ó Murchadha of the Employer Disability Information service gave information about supports for businesses in employing people with a disability.

In Business - April 5th, 2018

In Business - April 5th, 2018

In Business - April 5th, 2018

In Business - March 29th 2018

In Business - March 29th 2018

This week Mary Mullins spoke to Carol Brick of CWM Wealth Management on savings and the cost of third level education. Mary was joined by the new Chair of the Irish Hotels Federation in Kerry, Niamh O’Shea of the Killarney park Hotel. Tom Banville gave information about BUCANIER, a new programme providing opportunities to Kerry businesses to develop new products and services, and President of the Irish Road Haulage Association, Verona Murphy talked about the impact Brexit will have on the movement of goods

In Business - March 22nd, 2018

In Business - March 22nd, 2018

Are you ready for GDPR? Do you think an extreme weather Bill would be a good idea? We’ll be discussing these on In Business this week along with the benefits of Guaranteed Irish, and talking to winner of the Brides of Kerry 5 Star Award, Listowel gifting business, Léana’s Gift in a Box.

In Business - March 15th, 2018

In Business - March 15th, 2018

This week Mary Mullins spoke to Roibeard Ó hEartáin about Gradam Gnó Chiarraí - a new awards scheme for businesses in Kerry for the use of gaeilge. Lisa Fingleton spoke about Moving On, a programme that helps women in Kerry get back into the workforce. Emma Gill spoke about the Vision Network Group in Killarney, and Rachael James of Enterprise Ireland gave details on the Fuelling Ambition entrepreneur roadshow that’s coming to Kerry next month.

In Business - March 8th, 2018

In Business - March 8th, 2018

This week Mary Mullins spoke to Liam Flaherty of the Business Insurance Reform Group; and Paul O’Connor on Garvey’s Listowel being named Best Large SuperValu Store at the SuperValu National Conference. She also heard from some of the speakers at the Cantillon Conference in Tralee - President of Ibec, Edel Creely; CEO of Tralee-based business ViClarity, Ogie Sheehy, and founder of another Tralee-based company, Finukan Labs - Anthony Griffin.

In Business - March 1st, 2018

In Business - March 1st, 2018

This week Mary Mullins spoke to Timmy Lyne of Premium Vintage; Dr Gerry Gallagher of IT Tralee talked about governance ahead of an upcoming breakfast briefing. Paidi McCarthy of Larkins’ Bakery Milltown told Mary about the Food Academy, and Deirdre de Bhailis spoke about being appointed business development executive of the Dingle Creativity and Innovation Hub.

In Business - February 22nd, 2018

In Business - February 22nd, 2018

This week, Mary spoke to JJ O’Connell, Director of Plato and Family Business Ireland about an upcoming Kerry LEO seminar on family business succession. Listowel man David Lyons talked about his new board game Marathon-X; Austin Quilter of Fruity Farm spoke about the Food Academy; and Kerryman and Manager of the Guinness Enterprise Centre in Dublin, Eamonn Sayers told us about an upcoming networking event.

In Business - February 15th, 2018

In Business - February 15th, 2018

On this week’s, In Business with Mary Mullins, the new Dingle Peninsula Tourism brand; Tralee man, Ian Duggan on his Limerick-based business 4site’s €250k investment and 20 new jobs; a boost for the county with the Probus 1997 Club Tralee hosting the national rally in May; and we’ll catch up with the new manager of the Aghadoe Heights Hotel & Spa.

In Business - February 08th, 2018

In Business - February 08th, 2018

In Business - February 08th, 2018

In Business - February 01st, 2018

In Business - February 01st, 2018

Mary Mullins spoke to local entrepreneur Niall Harty of Origin Bars who’s to represent Kerry and the Mid-West at the national final of the IBYE competition; Ken Tobin, the newly appointed Managing Consultant of Tralee Chamber Alliance, and we’ll have monthly financial advice with Carol Brick of CWM Wealth Management about spring cleaning your finances.

In Business - January 25th, 2018

In Business - January 25th, 2018

This week Mary Mullins spoke to New Frontiers participant, Gearoid Kearney of MyAccessHub – a business seeking to integrate people with autism into the workforce. Dan O’Donoghue talked about the benefits of networking, and Con Sullivan told us about the new Kerry ETB Commis Chef apprenticeship.

In Business - January 25th, 2018

In Business - January 25th, 2018

This week Mary Mullins spoke to New Frontiers participant, Gearoid Kearney of MyAccessHub – a business seeking to integrate people with autism into the workforce. Dan O’Donoghue talked about the benefits of networking, and Con Sullivan told us about the new Kerry ETB Commis Chef apprenticeship.

In Business - January 18th, 2018

In Business - January 18th, 2018

On this week’s show, Mary Mullins spoke to New Frontiers participant Nathalie Vos of Bunny & Clyde, a luxury design-led nursery and children’s furniture and lifestyle brand; General Manager of Siamsa Tíre, Catríona Fallon on the Greening Siamsa initiative; and Dr Daniel Riordan, Manager of the IMaR Technology Gateway at IT Tralee on the opening of a new round of applications on the Enterprise Ireland Innovation Voucher scheme.

In Business - January 11th, 2018

In Business - January 11th, 2018

On this weeks In Business, the only business in Kerry offering flotation therapy; we hear from another New Frontiers participant - John Leahy of Cara Global Education Group; and we look back at 2017 at the Kerry Local Enterprise Office, and at their upcoming courses including one for independent retailers.

In Business - January 4th, 2018

In Business - January 4th, 2018

On this week’s show – Dr William Sheehan on the Killarney Economic Conference; New Frontiers participant Joanna Kelly of Digital Greetings and her husband Derek; Regional Director of Enterprise Ireland, Jerry Moloney, on the increase in jobs created by client companies in Kerry; and West Kerry 18-year-old entrepreneur Nikolia O’Connor who was a runner up in the IBYE Kerry competition.

In Business - Best of 2017

In Business - Best of 2017

In Business - Best of 2017

In Business - December 21st, 2017

In Business - December 21st, 2017

This week Mary Mullins spoke to New Frontiers participant, Michelle Keane of Mibeau Interiors, and took a look back at 2017 with some of the business chambers in Kerry - Jeremy Burke of Castleisland, Richie Williams of Dingle, Kieran Rutledge of Tralee, Stephen Stack of Listowel, and Paul O’Neill of Killarney.

In Business - December 14th, 2017

In Business - December 14th, 2017

This week Mary Mullins spoke to Billy Alexander of Kells Bay House and Gardens on exhibiting at the Chelsea Flower Show; news on the new Kerry marketing brand with Joan McCarthy of Kerry County Council and Sean O’Driscoll of the Muckross Park Hotel Killarney; more winners of the Kerry IBYE competition - Caroline Birch and Nikolia O’Connor; and New Frontiers participant, Sean Foran Mindset Institute.

In Business - December 7th, 2017

In Business - December 7th, 2017

This week Mary Mullins spoke with some of the winners of the Kerry IBYE competition; a new event management degree at IT Tralee; Paul Walker of Blair House Farm, Rathmore, who’s taking part in the New Frontiers programme at IT Tralee; and news on nominations being sought for Kerry attractions, activities and businesses to feature on a new inflight video for Aer Lingus.

In Business - November 23rd, 2017

In Business - November 23rd, 2017

On this week's In Business: IT Tralee’s new access programme – which aims to encourage more people into third level education - we hear about it and their call for business mentors; Kerry businesswoman Marie Looby of PereGreen Energy about the Going for Growth programme which is seeking new female entrepreneurs; and Ibec on calls for amendments to the Draft National Planning Framework – and how important it is for Kerry.

In Business - November 16th, 2017

In Business - November 16th, 2017

This week Mary Mullins spoke with head of Bank of Ireland in Kerry, Frank Shaw about an event for Kerry businesses looking to scale up with the help of Foreign Direct Investment. On her monthly financial advice slot, Carol Brick of CWM Wealth Management continued on from last month when she started talking about income protection – this time she dealt with serious illness cover and life cover. Jonathon McCrea, keynote speaker at an event at IT Tralee as part of science week, talked about careers in STEM.

In Business - November 9th, 2017

In Business - November 9th, 2017

In Business - November 9th, 2017

In Business - November 2nd, 2017

In Business - November 2nd, 2017

In Business - November 2nd, 2017

In Business - October 26th, 2017

In Business - October 26th, 2017

In Business - October 26th, 2017

In Business - October 19th, 2017

In Business - October 19th, 2017

In Business - October 19th, 2017

In Business - October 12th, 2017

In Business - October 12th, 2017

In Business - October 12th, 2017

In Business - October 5th, 2017

In Business - October 5th, 2017

In Business - October 5th, 2017

In Business - September 28th, 2017

In Business - September 28th, 2017

This week Anna talks awards - from food to pubs to hotels and an interesting SME survey. Also an interesting chat the joys and challenges when running a rural pub

In Business - September 21st, 2017

In Business - September 21st, 2017

Anna speaks to an air traffic controller, finding out about ICT in schools and hearing from a company offering people the opportunity to work from home

In Business - September 14th, 2017

In Business - September 14th, 2017

Sarah Durkin speaks about rebuilding her Kenmare business after a devastating fire, Fiona Monaghan head of the Wild Atlantic Way with Fáilte Ireland and Carol Brick of CWM Wealth Management give pensions’ advice.

In Business - September 7th, 2017

In Business - September 7th, 2017

In Business - September 7th, 2017

Closing my Business

Closing my Business

On June 1st Anna Curtin spoke to Kilcummin businesswoman Joanne O’Regan about the difficult decision to close her 22 year old Farranfore Business JLT Tiles in 2016.

In Business - August 31st, 2017

In Business - August 31st, 2017

This week's business heard about a Kenmare luxury travel business, a woman with a new business offering flexible work options, and more from the Rose Women's Academy Planet Woman event.

In Business - August 24th, 2017

In Business - August 24th, 2017

In Business - August 24th, 2017

In Business - August 17th, 2017

In Business - August 17th, 2017

This week on In Business Anna Curtin speaks about Financial Advice with CWM Wealth Management Carol Brick. She chats too Norah Casey of Rose Women’s Academy and Anna speaks to CEO of ASAI, Orla Twomey regarding bloggers or influencers responsibility when it comes to advertising online.

In Business - August 10th, 2017

In Business - August 10th, 2017

In Business - August 10th, 2017

In Business - August 3rd, 2017

In Business - August 3rd, 2017

This week Mary Mullins spoke with Blennerville accountant Martin Moore about an increase in attempted fraud in Kerry; Valentia Island native, Mark O’Sullivan on being appointed head of Irish law firm Matheson’s in San Francisco; news on the judging of Tralee for a Purple Flag with Tralee Chamber Alliance’s Kieran Rutledge; and we hear about ISME’s pre-budget submission with CEO, Neil McDonnell.

In Business - July 27th, 2017

In Business - July 27th, 2017

This week Mary Mullins spoke with Ger Counihan of the Kerry Vintners who says an excise tax cut is needed to protect Kerry hospitality jobs. PRO of the Irish Hotels Federation in Kerry, Tom Randles says staycations are on the rise. Jerry Moloney of Enterprise Ireland on a new accelerator programme for aviation, aerospace, and travel tech start-ups. Artist and café owner, Georgina Maher spoke about her new studio for artists to run classes and her taking over the café at the Blennerville Windmill visitor cen

In Business - July 20th, 2017

In Business - July 20th, 2017

This week Mary Mullins spoke with Linda Barry of the Small Firms Association on the proposed minimum wage increase; the Kerry Local Enterprise Office is looking for entries to this year’s Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur competition - Tomás Hayes told us the details; Ogie Sheehy on his Tralee-based company ViClarity being nominated for a prestigious European fintech award; and Tony Corrigan of TenderScout.com dispelled the myth that small businesses can’t win government contracts.

In Business - July 13th, 2017

In Business - July 13th, 2017

This week Mary Mullins spoke with CEO of Cork Chamber, Conor Healy about the importance of the M20 Cork Limerick motorway and the knock-on effect for Kerry. Yvonne O’Malley told us about recruitment days at the refurbished Adare Manor. Tom Parlon said the Construction Industry Federation believes deferring infrastructure investment will hamper economic growth. Peter Cosgrove of CPL Resources spoke about a slowdown in job recruitment.

In Business - July 6th, 2017

In Business - July 6th, 2017

This week Mary Mullins spoke with a Victoria McCarthy of Kerry County Council about revitalising and rejuvenating Tralee’s Denny Street; Paul Stephenson of SherryFitzgerald Stephenson Crean, Tralee on Kerry house prices; Luke Burgess of Bean in Dingle on their recent social media accolade; and Orla Moran of IrishJobs.ie on older workers making cosmetic changes to get jobs.

In Business - June 29th, 2017

In Business - June 29th, 2017

This week Mary Mullins spoke with Killorglin entrepreneur Peter Mangan, after his start-up - the Freebird Club, was awarded EU funding. Members of the newly-formed Tralee Chamber Alliance marketing group - Sandra Rusk, Helen Griffin, and Celene Moloney - dropped into studio to talk about their work. Ann O’Keeffe of Aviva spoke about their recent survey which found that one million adults in Ireland are finding it difficult to make ends meet.

In Business - June 22nd, 2017

In Business - June 22nd, 2017

In Business - June 22nd, 2017

In Business - June 15th, 2017

In Business - June 15th, 2017

In Business - June 15th, 2017

In Business - June 8th, 2017

In Business - June 8th, 2017

On this week's In Business with Mary Mullins – the battle between petrol and diesel, and the effect on car dealerships and motorists. A new survey from EY shows bribery and corruption are prevalent in Irish companies, and the latest news from Kerry Airport’s AGM.

In Business - June 1st, 2017

In Business - June 1st, 2017

In Business with Anna Curtin

In Business - May 25th, 2017

In Business - May 25th, 2017

On Business with Mary Mullins this week – we talk to Killarney furniture designer Tricia Harris. Listowel man Bill Walsh of Aspire Technology on his company's recent jobs announcement. For any food or drink entrepreneurs out there – the Food Works accelerator programme is looking for you. And we’ll hear about how things are looking up for small businesses, according to the Small Firms Association.

In Business - May 18th, 2017

In Business - May 18th, 2017

On this weeks In Business, Sinéad Ryan Consumer Columnist with the Irish Independent on minding your finances while using contactless payments, Lorraine Higgins Head of Public Affairs and Communications at Retail Excellence wants charges to be brought against parents using children to shoplift, Miss Fit Skinny Tea & Mi Magnets – Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn from the Junior Entrepreneur Programme

In Business - May 11th, 2017

In Business - May 11th, 2017

In Business with Anna Curtin

In Business - May 4th, 2017

In Business - May 4th, 2017

Joe Walsh Head of STEM at ITT discusses college dropout rates, report from the launch of HQ Tralee bring the first to host Gigabit initiative by Siro and Vodafone, Enterprise Ireland Competitive Start Fund for female entrepreneurs & Gerry Enright on Bank Of Ireland Enterprise Town Event in Tralee

In Business - April 27th, 2017

In Business - April 27th, 2017

In Business - April 27th, 2017

In Business - April 20th, 2017

In Business - April 20th, 2017

This week Mary Mullins spoke with Elma Shine of Caherciveen Credit Union on networking and marketing south Kerry businesses at the upcoming Home, Garden and Lifestyle Show. Mick Fitzpatrick spoke about the revival of Irish language summer courses at Coláiste Mhichíl in Ballinskelligs. Storystock Editor Shane O’Connor talked about being awarded funding under the Enterprise Ireland Competitive Start Fund, and Frank Murphy of Killarney’s Monex gave details on their new scholarship programme.

In Business - April 13th, 2017

In Business - April 13th, 2017

In Business with Anna Curtin

In Business - April 6th, 2017

In Business - April 6th, 2017

This week we spoke to Brosna native Martin O’Connell of Nasal Medical; Chief Executive of the Gleneagle Group Patrick O’Donoghue on being elected Chair of the Irish Hotels Federation in Kerry; Ciarán Williams of the Dingle Hub; Alan Nolan of the SIMI on car sales; and the Small Firms Association on its new Brexit toolkit for small businesses.

In Business - March 30th, 2017

In Business - March 30th, 2017

In business with Anna Curtin

In Business - March 23rd, 2017

In Business - March 23rd, 2017

In Business - March 23rd, 2017

In Business - March 16th, 2017

In Business - March 16th, 2017

On this weeks In Business, is St.Patrick's Day good for business?

In Business - March 9th, 2017

In Business - March 9th, 2017

On this weeks In Business, Milltown’s Socio Economic Plan, initiative to help Irish companies stay ahead of Brexit, Liebherr Scholarship opportunities and new MD for Go Kerry

In Business - March 2nd, 2017

In Business - March 2nd, 2017

On this weeks In Business; Deloitte Digital, Fealeside Financial Services, Kieran Corcoran & Rec Fest – HQ Tralee Recruitment Festival as part of Enterprise Month

In Business - February 23rd, 2017

In Business - February 23rd, 2017

On this weeks In Business, Small Firms Association - Pay Survey with Director of SFA Patricia Callan, SelfieCop – App to help parents safeguard children's online activities with, Shane Diffily, What’s the Crack – TY business project gets massive boost after endorsement from high profile beauty blogger & Tralee Chamber Alliance launch new monthly award for people who have made a positive impact to Tralee through their business and working lives, with President of TCA John Drummey.

In Business - Ferbuary 16th, 2017

In Business - Ferbuary 16th, 2017

In Business with Anna Curtin

In Business - February 9th, 2017

In Business - February 9th, 2017

On this weeks In Business, Anna talks commercial vacancy rates, Brexit opportunities and much more

In Business - February 2nd, 2017

In Business - February 2nd, 2017

This week Mary Mullins spoke with agri-economist Ciarán Fitzgerald about the Alcohol Beverage Federation of Ireland’s new report on fears for the drinks and hospitality industry in Kerry. We heard from Ruth McCarthy of FEXCO about the upcoming Cantillon 2017 conference which will bring big names in financial technology to Kerry. Tony McPoland and Fred McDonogh of Red Chair Recruitment, new sponsors of In Business, discussed the jobs market, the upcoming Kerry EXPO, and lots more.

In Business - January 26th, 2017

In Business - January 26th, 2017

In Business with Anna Curtin

In Business - January 19th, 2017

In Business - January 19th, 2017

In Business with Anna Curtin

In Business - January 12th, 2017

In Business - January 12th, 2017

We talk about a new salary survey that shows that three-quarter of employers gave pay rises last year. We’ll talk to IT Tralee on reported drop-out rates and the upcoming CAO deadline, and we’ll also speak to Kerryman Niall Harty who has been shortlisted for the 2017 AIB Start-Up Academy.

In Business - January 5th, 2017

In Business - January 5th, 2017

On this weeks In Business: 2017 Outlook with SFA Director Patricia Callan, interview with author of ‘The Art of Asking the Right Questions’ Caroline McEnery, Bernard O'Keeffe on Maxx Start Europe, a new frontiers programme & Paul O’Neill – New President of Killarney Chamber of Tourism and Commerce

In Business - December 22nd, 2016

In Business - December 22nd, 2016

On this weeks In Business, we speak to those who work over Christmas including nurses, a hotel manager and a taxi driver & we speak about the lucrative business of Christmas No.1s

In Business - December 15th, 2016

In Business - December 15th, 2016

On this weeks In Business: A look back at the property market with Tralee Auctioneer Ger Carmody, Killarney Auctioneer Tom Spillane, Paul O’Carroll from The Bookshelf Café , a new café in Tralee &The; Gleneagle Group accessibility plans with Patrick O’Donoghue

In Business - December 8th, 2016

In Business - December 8th, 2016

On this weeks In Business, a Kerry Chambers of Commerce special

In Business - December 1st, 2016

In Business - December 1st, 2016

On this weeks show, Perfect Paws, Sean Ógs Fairy Doors, GoYeti – New Frontiers, Google’s Adopt a Startup Programme & SBCI and FEXCO Asset Finance announce €70 million in specialist leasing finance for Irish SMEs

In Business - November 24th, 2016

In Business - November 24th, 2016

On this weeks show Anna hears about a new science and technology jobs website for Kerry companies, a young entrepreneur winner, a goats cheese producer and dare I say it - Black Friday

In Business - November 17th, 2016

In Business - November 17th, 2016

On this week's In Business: Declan Bourke Head of IG – global online trading company on upcoming seminar in The Europe Hotel, Eoghan Hanly – Chairman of the Irish Pharmacy Union’s contractors committee on Business survey reveals difficult trading conditions for pharmacists, Cork based start up founded by Caherciveen man Conor O’Shea is heading to the All Ireland final of the Intertrade Ireland Seedcorn business competition & Deirdre Enright from The Craft Makers about upcoming Ashe St. Quarter Street Festiv

In Business - November 10th, 2016

In Business - November 10th, 2016

On this weeks In Business Anna Curtin returned to present the programme. She spoke to Frank Hayes about all things Kerry Group, Former Tánaiste Dick Spring's talk about Tralee at the recent Tralee 800 Conference featured and Kerry woman Máire Sogabe who lives in San Francisco gave her reaction to the US Election.

In Business - November 3rd, 2016

In Business - November 3rd, 2016

This week we spoke to the SIMI’s Brian Cooke on new car registrations; Kerry company Murphy’s Ice Cream secured the largest ever P2P loan in Ireland – we found out what P2P is with Linked Finance CEO Neil Dorrian; ISME says state controlled costs are hindering job creation – CEO Neil McDonnell explains; and Pat McDonagh on the merger of Tralee company Portman Travel with UK firm Clarity Travel Management.

In Business - October 27th, 2016

In Business - October 27th, 2016

This week we spoke to Kevin Cullinane of Cork Airport about the benefits to Kerry from a new transatlantic service that’s starting from Cork. Colm Murray of the Heritage Council told us about wanting a tax incentive to conserve homes in Tralee, Killarney, and other towns across the country. We met another participant of the New Frontiers national entrepreneur development programme at IT Tralee, Mike Griffin of iStudySkills; and Jerry Moloney of Enterprise Ireland told us about their new Competitive Feasibil

In Business - October 20th, 2016

In Business - October 20th, 2016

The hot topic of insurance, and what ISME wants the government to do in order to bring down the cost of it. We’ll talk to two more participants of the New Frontiers national entrepreneur development programme at IT Tralee, Fergal Hynes and Diane Foley; and we’ll also speak to West Limerick agri-tech company BHSL about the appointment of new board members, including former Kerry Group CEO Denis Brosnan.

In Business - October 13th, 2016

In Business - October 13th, 2016

This week we focussed a lot on the budget - we heard from the Kerry LEO Budget Breakfast Briefing with Francis Moriarty of PSC Taxation Services and reaction from some of the business people who attended the event, and we delved into the budget in detail with David Moran of Casey & Co. Accountants, Tralee. Also, Mary O’Donnell – known to many from the Beauty Spot on Talkabout – spoke about starting on the New Frontiers national entrepreneur development programme at IT Tralee with her Mary O’Donnell Beauty b

In Business - October 6th, 2016

In Business - October 6th, 2016

We heard from Ogie Sheegy of Tralee based Viclarity who was chosen to be part of Health Innovation Hub Ireland; Simon Hoffman on Friends First’s Pension Index; Kerry businesses being urged to enter the Elevate programme - Paddy Savage of InterTradeIreland gave the details; and we heard from two enterprising Killorglin Community College students, Jack Nagle and Eoghan McKenna, who are heading off to exhibit at the Maker Faire in Rome.

In Business - September 29th, 2016

In Business - September 29th, 2016

We heard from Dan O’Connor on his Brona Handmade Irish Chocolates business, and his story of going from the construction trade to chocolate. Úna Glazier-Farmer on her new software business Sign-Off which allows people develop digital contracts. National Women’s Enterprise Day is coming up soon; we heard from the Regional Ambassador for Kerry and Cork, Valerie Kingston of Glenilen Farm. We also spoke about what small businesses in Kerry can do to protect themselves from cyber security with Marc O’Dwyer of B

In Business - September 22nd, 2016

In Business - September 22nd, 2016

We heard from Trudi O’Sullivan on how Killorglin Chamber Alliance has been getting on since forming; the Centre for Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development at IT Tralee on the iEER project launch on boosting young entrepreneurs; Tralee’s Sean Foran on his Success Mindset businesses; and Go Kerry and Bioatlantis at the National Ploughing Championships.

In Business - September 15th, 2016

In Business - September 15th, 2016

On this week's In Business, we discuss the good news for the region this week with Ortec announcing 110 jobs for West Limerick; Killarney Credit Union now offering business loans; Kerry Local Enterprise Office's retail development programme; and Food and Drink Industry Ireland's fears for jobs following Brexit.

In Business - September 8th, 2016

In Business - September 8th, 2016

On this weeks In Business with Mary Mullins, CH Chemist Tralee on winning the Irish Times Best Run Family Shop in the country. We heard about the dramatic effect Brexit has had on UK car imports; and talks about changes to the LEADER funding application process for businesses, as well as community and voluntary groups.

In Business - September 1st, 2016

In Business - September 1st, 2016

This evening we heard about the impact of the Shannon Foynes Port Company on Kerry and the region; local entrepreneur John Nelligan on developing a new franchise; Castleisland Chamber Alliance’s upcoming workshop; and the Enterprise Europe Network’s seminar in Tralee.

In Business - August 25th, 2016

In Business - August 25th, 2016

This evening we heard about the ACORNS programme for rural female entrepreneurs from Caroline McEnery of The HR Suite; Anthony Gray of the Restaurants Association of Ireland on why restaurants want to keep the 9% VAT rate; Con O'Connor of IMG Financial Solutions on the call for deposit requirements for new mortgages to be slashed; and Colm McEvoy of Kerry ETB on their updated website.

In Business - August 18th, 2016

In Business - August 18th, 2016

This evening we heard about the ISME crime survey from Chief Executive Mark Fielding; Denis Duggan of Enterprise Ireland on the new €200,000 Competitive Feasibility Fund for agri-business; and this year’s Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur competition has been launched - Tomás Hayes, head of the Kerry Local Enterprise Office told us about it.

In Business - August 11th, 2016

In Business - August 11th, 2016

On this week's show we heard about proposed changes to self-employed PRSI entitlements with Tralee man Francis Fitzgibbon of Story Stock. Denis Murphy of Gallivan Murphy Hooper Dolan Insurances, Killarney discussed the new insurance industry apprenticeship scheme. Pamela Newenham, Co-Founder of Girl Crew spoke ahead of the Enterprise Ireland International Businesswomen’s Conference during the Rose of Tralee. Chair of Irish Tourist Industry Confederation Paul Gallagher spoke about the pre-budget submission

In Business - August 4th, 2016

In Business - August 4th, 2016

On this weeks In Business Mary Mullins talks about the Tarbert Ballylongford landbank being marketed abroad; Tralee woman Deirdre Waldron on being President of Network Ireland and their upcoming conference; the new handbook for the unemployed; and paternity benefit.

In Business - July 28th, 2016

In Business - July 28th, 2016

This evening we heard from Tralee Chamber Alliance about the Tralee Discount Voucher Booklet; Animation Dingle on being up for an Alliance Business to Arts Award; West Limerick agri-tech firm BHSL on entering the US market; and IBEC and CBI’s plans to upgrade the all-island transport network.

In Business - July 21st, 2016

In Business - July 21st, 2016

This evening we heard from Shaun O’Shea about the new jobs on the way to Tralee at Sigmar Recruitment; the launch of the Kerry Local Economic and Community Plan from Kerry Chief Executive Moira Murrell; reaction to the proposed increase in the minimum wage from Adrian O’Sullivan of the Tankard, Kilfenorna Fenit, who’s a member of the Restaurant Association of Ireland; and Mary B Teahan, President of BNI Killarney on looking for new members.

In Business - July 14th, 2016

In Business - July 14th, 2016

On this weeks In Business, Mary Mullins talks about a new report which says Kerry has the lowest rate of empty commercial units; Enterprise Rent-A-Car on opening their new Killarney branch and plans to expand it; and a new survey of small and medium sized enterprises and the drop in business sentiment.

In Business - July 7th, 2016

In Business - July 7th, 2016

On this weeks In Business, Kerry Food Academy participant - Sweetgrass, Skillnets says 34% more businesses in Kerry invest in their workforces, Kerry taxi drivers encouraged to join cloud-based system Lynk; & the B Local loyalty card

In Business - June 30th, 2016

In Business - June 30th, 2016

This week we heard about the implications from Brexit for Kerry from Michael Rosney; another Kerry Food Academy participant – Irish Biosalt; Killarney company, Interflow on bringing an international event to Ireland; and an information session on a Fáilte Ireland fund for tourist attractions.