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55 new jobs announced for Tralee

1 Jun

Two high tech companies will provide the jobs, which will be located at Kerry Technology Park. The announcement has been welcomed by Deputies Martin Ferris, Tom McEllistrim and Jimmy Deenihan.

Straker, a high tech firm that develops software allowing websites to run across several languages is to establish his European headquarters in Tralee creating 25 jobs.

While ENERCON, a manufacturer of wind turbines will establish a technical services operation in the town, creating 30 jobs over the next two years.

The 25 positions offered by Straker are in sales, technical support, technical development and administration. ENERCON’s Tralee based operations will service the wind energy markets in Ireland and Britain and the jobs will be in the areas of technical support and management.


via Kerry Radio

Endeavour final 15 candidates announced

13 Nov

The Endeavour Programme for entrepreneurs, which last month attracted over 500 applications from up-and-coming business people, today announced a final list of 15 successful participants whose business concepts were chosen following a rigorous selection process. Each Endeavouree will now embark on a seven month intensive fast-track programme, designed to bring their business ideas to life.

1. Warren Healy (Furbo, Co. Galway) of Locallotto.ie, has developed software that allows clubs and societies to web enable the sales and management of their existing or new government licensed fundraising lotto.

2. David Harvey (Athlone, Co. Roscommon) of Emissions Control Systems Ltd, has designed a patent pending device that generates hydrogen on demand which is suitable for all internal combustion engines.

3. Donncha Haverty (Thurles, Co. Tipperary) of HKPB Scientific Ltd, has developed two technologies to an advanced stage for the medical device industry.

4. Keith Loughnane (Tralee, Co. Kerry) of FitNexus, has developed an iPhone application which aims to replace and surpass the pedometer and stopwatch.

5. Grainne Barron (North Strand, Dublin) of Foxlightmedia.com, operates an Internationalised Web Based service company providing digital development and online gaming content.

6. Diarmuid Brennan (Carrigrohane, Cork) of iKITMovie.com, has developed a computer software for PC windows, ideal for any kind of stop motion animation.

7. Paul Cooling (Kevin Street, Dublin) of Blue Box Holdings, has developed a revolutionary form of private online betting.

8. John Dineen (Kinsale, Cork) of learnpipe.ie, has developed a vertical (specialised) search platform which crawls the web to find training companies.

9. Stephen Griffin (Tralee, Co. Kerry) of Westwoodtp, has invented and patented a unique reversible door hanging system.

10. David McAvinue (Douglas, Cork) of Tenderflow Ltd, has developed software to fundamentally change how 3D modelling and animation can be sourced both locally and internationally.

11. John McGuire (Galway) of Active Mind Technology Ltd, has developed pioneering equipment that allows golf data to be recorded on a device worn by the golfer without any interaction.

12. Philip McNamara (Craughwell, Galway) of Inspire Nation, has developed a Web 2.0 premium messaging solution for retailers to respond to queries from consumers about immediate brand availability within their stores.

13. Connor Murphy (Ballincollig West, Cork) of CRM Pulse, has developed an enterprise relationship management tool that helps global professional firms increase sales and reduce costs.

14. Declan O’Sullivan (Killarney, Co. Kerry) of Bet-Tec, has developed a suite of services which deliver new and entertaining betting experiences to sports betters.

15. Michael Sheehy (Ardfert, Co. Kerry) of Gaelforce Wind Energy Ltd, provides an operations management service primarily for wind energy generating stations.

Kerry company wins contract at London Olympics Athletes Village

26 Mar

A Kerry company has won a contract to provide its software at the London 2012 Olympics Athlete’s Village. Donseed, which is based in the Kerry Technology Park, is to supply its workplace management solution to Wilson James Ltd, a large UK based construction, logistics, and security contractor.

Wilson James Ltd is currently supporting Bovis Lend Lease, the company overseeing the construction of the Athlete’s Village for the London 2012 games. Donseed’s software allows construction and security contractors to verify who is on site in real-time, and in doing so manage attendance, health and safety, security, and to reduce labour costs.