Connect with us

News

SuperValu’s new improvements puts customers first

Published

on

PICTURED: PJ McGee (Manager), Ka Moynihan, Sandra Brosnan and Anastassia Tsikhnavetskaya in the SuperValu Off Licence. Pic: Dylan Clifford.

Daly's SuperValu are constantly looking at ways to improve their customer’s shopping experience - and with this in mind – they recently installed four new self-serve checkouts.
And not only that, the Killarney store has undergone an extensive refurb of their off licence, increasing the floor area and introduced a wide range of new offerings.
“With people now having very hectic lifestyles we wanted to improve the offering at the till area to help our customers,” PJ McGee, Store Manager, said.
“We saw self-serve checkouts as a way of doing this while maintaining the high level of service we offer at the rest of our checkouts daily.”
The self-serve checkouts are open daily from 7am to 11pm, seven days a week where one of their friendly staff will be on hand to help guide customers through the process.
“In January, we embarked on an extensive refurb of our off licence to help improve our customers shopping experience instore,” he added.
“We increased the floor area of our off licence and in doing so we were able to build on our existing range and introduce a wide range of offerings to our customer including new premium and organic wine, a larger beer section, a dedicated chilled wine offering, along with an increased offering of new and existing craft beers and spirits with the likes of Graham Norton gin exclusive to SuperValu, which would make an ideal Mother’s Day gift.
“Mags Gallivan, our off licence manager and her team of Donal Coffey, Noel Fitzpatrick and Ore Sarnecki are on hand to offer advice and suggestions should you have any queries or special requests.”

[caption id="attachment_25344" align="aligncenter" width="5590"] PJ McGee (Manager), Peggy Watson, Ka Moynihan, Patricia Maloney and Sandra Brosnan pictured beside the new SuperValu self-serve checkouts. Pic: Dylan Clifford.[/caption]

Continue Reading
Advertisement

News

Trees down, power out and roads flooded due to Storm Barra

Strom Barra has arrived quite violently across the county this morning causing havoc in some areas. At 6am the storm made itself known and as a result a number of trees are down and roads flooded. According to Kerry County Council, there’s some flooding at Fossa near the new brewery and it’s reported that there […]

Published

on

Strom Barra has arrived quite violently across the county this morning causing havoc in some areas.

At 6am the storm made itself known and as a result a number of trees are down and roads flooded.

According to Kerry County Council, there’s some flooding at Fossa near the new brewery and it’s reported that there is a tree down close to Lough Guitane National School with motorists advised to avoid the area. There is also a tree down at Brookhill, Kilgobnet.

There’s currently a power outage in Coolcorcoran which cut out at 6am this morning with 89 customers affected. It’s expected that the power will be restored at approximately 1.45pm today.

In other areas, the N71 road is impassable this morning near the Suspension Bridge due to flooding, as well as Pier Road in Kenmare, and trees down on N71 at Gortamullen and on the Roughty Road in Kenmare.

In Tralee, Godfrey Place, Prince’s Quay and Ballyard Road are also experiencing flooding which has now receded as pumps were in place since 5am. The road is reported to be blocked at the Ballyroe Hotel near Tralee due to flooding and there’s some flooding on the road in Ballylongford village but no properties affected currently.

The road is partially blocked at Minard Castle and there’s reports of a tree down 3km west of Killaha on Castletownbere Road.

Useful numbers

Kerry County Council’s emergency phoneline for the duration of Storm Barra is 066 7183588. Crews will respond to issues which arise when it is safe to do so.

Fallen electricity wires/poles and power outages should be reported to ESB Networks on 1800 372 999.

For other emergencies dial 999/112.

To check for power outages go to the ESB Networks website: https://powercheck.esbnetworks.ie/index.html

Continue Reading

News

Lissi’s love of nature nets prize

After a successful launch year in the Isle of Man in 2020, ‘The Young Nature Blogger 2021’ went international as Kerry Biosphere and Dublin Bay Biosphere joined the competition. Open to anyone under 21, entrants were asked to write up to 500 words about their favourite experience or place in nature. Each Biosphere participating awarded […]

Published

on

0216635_Kerry_Biosphere_Blogger_Winner31.jpg

After a successful launch year in the Isle of Man in 2020, ‘The Young Nature Blogger 2021’ went international as Kerry Biosphere and Dublin Bay Biosphere joined the competition.

Open to anyone under 21, entrants were asked to write up to 500 words about their favourite experience or place in nature.

Each Biosphere participating awarded local prizes with the top entry from each being submitted to the international competition between the three.

This week the two judges for the international element Author Dara McAnulty and Professor Martin Price, Chair of the UK Man and the Biosphere Committee, have unanimously chosen ‘The Otter’ by Lissi Nickelsen (Kerry) as winner of the inter-Biosphere Young Nature Blogger 2021.

“I absolutely love the observational detail in this piece,” Dara McAnulty, author of ‘Diary of a Young Naturalist’ and the youngest ever winner of The Wainright Prize for nature writing said:

“You can really feel that breathless excitement and tension of seeing an otter. The drawing shows how multimedia can be used to great effect in a blog.”

Professor Martin Price added that it “is a beautifully written blog about a very special encounter”.

“I really get the feeling of what Lissi observed so carefully, and her joy about spending time with an otter! And the drawing is wonderful too!”

Lissi will receive a young naturalist writing set from Dara McNulty, a framed otter picture from Wildlife photographer Vincent Hyland, Wild Derrynane, and a family kayak trip in the Kerry Biosphere.

The winning entry can be read on the Kerry Biosphere website www.kerrybiosphere.ie/news.

Continue Reading

LOCAL ADS

Last News

Advertisement

Sport

Trending