Pat Keating

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Foynes harbour. Shannon Foynes Port chief executive Pat Keating, who met the German delegation, said it was clear there was ‘a huge opportunity’ for Ireland to export its energy to Germany.

A German delegation has visited Foynes to assess its potential as a green energy hub. German parliamentarian and innovation commissioner for green hy(...)

Overall throughput at Shannon Foynes last year totalled 9.458 million tonnes, down 1.9 per cent or 185,000 tonnes versus 2019. File photograph: Kieran Clancy

State-owned Shannon Foynes port has reported a 7.6 per cent decline in turnover last year to €12.9 million as pre-tax profits fell from €4.9 million t(...)

A computer-generated image of the ESB-Equinor floating windfarm proposed for off the coast of Clare and Kerry.

With the ESB announcing a €5 billion investment programme tied into a new renewable energy hub at Moneypoint in Co Clare, the Government must fast-tra(...)

Pat Keating, chief executive of Shannon Foynes Port (left) and Paul Doherty, managing director of Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions’ at Foynes Port after publication of a report on the potential for the Shannon region in wind energy.  Photograph:  Sean Curtin/True Media.

The Shannon estuary and the wider west coast can provide “unprecedented renewable energy opportunity for Ireland” by becoming a strategic location for(...)

Foynes port: re-opening the 40km Limerick-Foynes line, closed in 2002, would cost €45 million.

Plans to revive the Limerick-Foynes rail line will boost efforts to develop the Shannon Estuary as a centre for shipping and energy. Minister for Tra(...)

State-owned Shannon Foynes Port: it achieved a record profit before tax of €4.9m last year

State-owned Shannon Foynes Port achieved a record profit before tax of €4.9 million last year, its annual report shows. The profit, which was up from(...)

Irish jockey Colin Keane is in action inHong Kong this weekend. Photograph:  Bryan Keane/Inpho

Colin Keane will hope to go one better than last year when he flies the Irish flag at Wednesday’s Longines International Jockeys Championship in Hong (...)

 Shipping containers and freight in Dublin Port. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Shannon Foynes port could take any post-Brexit strain off Irish east coast ports should Border checks lead to congestion, its chief executive has said(...)

Turnover at Shannon Foynes rose 5.7 per cent last year to €14 million

Profits at Shannon Foynes Port hit a record €4.3 million last year, according to figures published by the company. The State-owned company’s annual r(...)

Steering group  Destination Athlone is banking on a collaborative approach to secure city status.

Athlone should get an indication about how the Government feels about its bid for regional city status in coming months, when the first draft of the N(...)

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