The then transport minister Leo Varadkar with Shannon Group chairman Rose Hynes and CEO Neil Pakey.

Shannon Group chief executive, Neil Pakey, will leave the State-owned company in June once his contract ends. Shannon’s board recently decided that i(...)

Thomas Reid: appealed IDA CPO. Photograph:  Collins Courts

It’s no secret that foreign direct investment has been in the vanguard of Ireland’s economic wars. Pharmaceuticals, manufacturing and tech giants have(...)

Irish Water  proposal involves taking 2 per cent of the river’s water from the lower Shannon at Parteen Basin.

Plans by Irish Water to pump more than 300 million litres of water a day from the Parteen Basin near Limerick would sound the “death knell of(...)

Demolition work at Shannon Free Zone to make way for the major development

Shannon Group has started work on a major redevelopment programme at Shannon Free Zone aimed at making it more attractive for inward investment and jo(...)

Passing the Jeanie Johnston during the 94th Liffey Swim – the ship was valued less than five months ago at €700,000, but costs €240,000 a year to run as a tourist attraction. Photograph: The Irish Times

The Jeanie Johnston replica Famine ship, which cost €15 million to build, has sunk in value to €700,000, according to Dublin City Council. The ship is(...)

The new State company is working on a strategy to revive its portfolio, beginning with upgrading buildings in the Shannon Free Zone. Photograph Arthur Ellis/Press22.

More than 200 commercial properties owned by the Republic’s newest State company are empty, the Dáil Committee on Public Accounts heard yesterday. (...)

Taking off at Ireland West Airport Knock, in Co Mayo. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

Taoiseach Enda Kenny is coming under renewed pressure within his own party over the future of Ireland West Airport Knock in his home constituency of (...)

Leo Varadkar, Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport. Photograph: Alan Betson

Ireland is at risk of attack because it facilitates the stopover of US military aircraft at Shannon airport, Independent TD Clare Daly has claimed. S(...)

Donald Trump landed in Shannon Airport, vowing to bring hundreds of jobs over the next few years to Co Clare.

Having rolled out the red carpet early last week for US billionaire Donald Trump’s arrival, Shannon Airport Authority (SAA) chair Rose Hynes received (...)

The new law will give security for aircraft fianciers and lessors, a key industry in both Shannon and Dublin.

Legislation setting up a new State-owned commercial body for Shannon, combining both the airport and development agency, will be published shor(...)