Colm Menton

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Zeus offers three-wheeled scooters instead of the usual two-wheeled vehicles

Irish electric scooter company Zeus Scooters has expanded to the Nordic region, launching its services in Sweden and planning further expansion that w(...)

The “smoother ride” of Zeus’s three-wheeled scooters is attracting an older demographic.

Irish electric scooter company Zeus has raised €2 million in investment in a funding round led by former Europcar Ireland chief executive Colm Menton(...)

Colm Brady, managing director of Europcar Ireland. Photograph: Conor McCabe

Do you really need to own a car? It’s a question raised by many motorists during the Covid-19 crisis as they watch an expensive asset sitting idle on (...)

Office space within Dublin Airport’s outer public safety zone is limited to a maximum area of 1,000sq m. Photograph: iStock

The future of a €36 million research and development campus planned for a site near Dublin Airport is uncertain after An Bord Pleanála refused plannin(...)

Parkpnp chief executive Garret Flower. The firm  claims more than 40,000 drivers use its services across Ireland, Belgium and the Netherlands. Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography

Irish start-up Parkpnp has raised an additional €500,000 from investors including former Europcar Ireland managing director Colm Menton, to roll out i(...)

Ormen was established in 2004, and its main backer is Colm Menton, the chief executive at Europcar Ireland

Ormen, a car hire-focused group which recently sold the Europcar Ireland franchise back to its French parent for an estimated €26 million, recorded a (...)

 Colm Menton: chief executive of Europcar. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

He may have been behind the wheel of one of Ireland’s largest car rental companies for 20 years, but Colm Menton is the first to admit he is sometimes(...)

European shares rose on Monday on the back of French election results. First round leader  Emmanuel Macron  is favoured by investors. Photograph: Yoan Valat/EPA

Global equity markets rallied on Monday, boosting a gauge of world stocks to a record high, while the euro briefly jumped to a five-month peak against(...)

The average whiplash payout in Ireland is €15,000. Photograph: Getty Images

Curbing the cost of whiplash claims would save Irish motorists up to €150 on their motor insurance premiums every year, the head of one of Ireland’s l(...)

Ormen holds the Irish franchise for Europcar. Photograph: Europcar

Ormen, a group which holds the Irish franchise for car rental brand Europcar, recorded pre-tax profits of €3.73 million for the 12 months ending Au(...)