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Shannon airport’s passenger numbers will be down this year after six years of growth

The grounding of Boeing 737 Max aircraft will cost the Shannon region about €58 million this year, according to the acting chief executive of Shannon (...)

Marine One. Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

Marine One, the US presidential helicopter that will transport Donald Trump between Shannon Airport and Doonbeg this week, made a test run between the(...)

Subject to planning approval,  work at the Bunratty Castle site will commence in early 2020 with a view to completion in early 2021.

Plans are underway for an €8 million rejuvenation of Bunratty Castle and Folk Park which will include a new multi-screen “immersing experience” educat(...)

Shannon Group, which also controls Shannon Commercial Properties and Shannon Heritage, said profit before tax before exceptional items rose more than 125 per cent to €21.5 million.

Shannon Airport’s parent company more than doubled its pre-tax profit last year on the back of increasing passenger numbers and a better performance a(...)

The number of people travelling through Shannon Airport grew to 1.86 million last year, a 6.5 per cent increase on 2017. Photograph: Frank Miller

Shannon Group chief executive Matthew Thomas is leaving the State airport and property company in June to take the same post at the Ports of Jersey in(...)

Positive year: Shannon Group chief executive Matthew Thomas and chairman Rose Hynes

Shannon Group, the semi-State company which operates Shannon Airport and other businesses, recorded “ significant growth” last year. The group said S(...)

The most recent accounts for the Clare FM company show that it recorded a pre-tax loss of €180,566 in 2017. Photograph: iStock

The Catholic Church, the GAA, a number of priests and hundreds of Clare citizens are to share in a €2.67 million windfall from the sale of Clare FM an(...)

New regulations demand that by 2020 airport screening systems for baggage that passengers check in must match detection levels similar to medical CAT scans. Photograph: iStock

New EU rules requiring tougher security screening of air travellers’ baggage will cost the Republic’s regional airports at least €14 million. The new(...)

 Shannon Heritage managing director  Niall O’Callaghan: “We want to apply our expertise outside the midwest region.”  Photograph: Arthur Ellis

It may have been one of the hottest summers in quite some time, but the good weather has been a challenge for the operator behind some of the country’(...)

Flooding along the banks of the Shannon River near Athlone Town in 2015. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The “first real Shannon maintenance scheme since Queen Victoria” will start to pay off this winter as flood protection, water-level management and wor(...)

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