Shannon Airport is confident of a return to passenger growth this year after taking a significant hit from the grounding of Boeing's 737-Max aircraft and a Brexit-related downturn in UK visitors to Ireland during 2019.
Wed, 15 Jan, 2020
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Thu, 24 Oct, 2019
Shannon Airport has warned that the grounding of Boeing's 737-Max aircraft will negatively affect its passenger numbers this year.
Mon, 29 Apr, 2019
A museum in Dublin has won a prize for innovation.
Tue, 03 Oct, 2017
Shannon Group yesterday confirmed it had signed a memorandum of understanding with a Chinese airport to develop economic links.
Thu, 26 May, 2016
Sat, 13 Feb, 2016
Profits at the independent Shannon Airport have jumped 34% in just one year with passenger numbers up 17% and European traffic up 70%.
Fri, 01 May, 2015
Operating profits at Shannon Airport and its two subsidiary property and tourism firms increased last year.
Wed, 15 Apr, 2015
Shannon Heritage has been appointed by An Post to operate and manage the GPO Witness History Interpretive Exhibition Centre in Dublin.
Thu, 26 Feb, 2015
Consultants have been appointed to carry out a strategic review of the tourist firm that operates Bunratty Castle and six other attractions in the Shannon region.
Wed, 28 Jan, 2015
Shannon Development is to carry out a strategic review of its tourist arm which operates Bunratty Castle and Folk Park in Co Clare as well as six other attractions in the Mid-West.
Tue, 05 Aug, 2014
The firm that operates Bunratty Castle and a host of other tourist attractions returned to profit last year.
Wed, 18 Dec, 2013
Finance Minister Michael Noonan yesterday urged an end to the row which has centred on the appointment of the new CEO of Limerick City of Culture 2014 Patricia Ryan.
Sat, 30 Nov, 2013
With the recession over and an offer of as much money as he could wish for, things appear to be looking up for Central Bank Governor Patrick Honohan.
Sat, 21 Sep, 2013
Falling passenger numbers at Shannon have been halted and the airport is set to show a growth in 2013 for the first time in five years, the airports new chief, Neil Pakey, said yesterday.
Fri, 06 Sep, 2013
The adventurer who crossed the Atlantic in a craft made of hide in a re-enactment of the voyage taken by St Brendan will be reunited with his famous boat today.
Thu, 28 Feb, 2013
The tourism firm that operates a host of high-profile tourist attractions, including Bunratty Castle and Folk Park, expects to break even this year after four years of combined losses totalling almost €700,000.
Mon, 17 Dec, 2012
The chief executive of tourism firm Shannon Heritage confirmed yesterday that he is hopeful of the firm recording a net profit in 2012 after moving towards a breakeven position last year.
Tue, 06 Mar, 2012
A Paris-based Cajun star and Devon folkies are among the attractions at Shannonside Winter Music Weekend, writes Nicki ffrench Davis
Wed, 11 Jan, 2012
TO mark Heritage Week, a local community in Co Limerick will from now on take responsibility for managing one of the country’s most important archaeological locations.
Tue, 23 Aug, 2011
THE mid-west’s flagship tourism company sustained pre-tax losses of almost €240,000 last year as visitor numbers continued to plummet in the region.
Tue, 16 Nov, 2010
ST PATRICK may have banished snakes from Ireland – but they are set to return to Bunratty Folk Park his national feast day.
Fri, 05 Mar, 2010
A STRONG and vibrant Limerick city was essential for the rest of the region to do well in the jobs market and in attracting tourism, the chief executive of Shannon Development said yesterday.
Tue, 16 Feb, 2010
HE has, over the last three decades, entertained an estimated one million people who dined at one of the country’s top visitor attractions.
Mon, 02 Nov, 2009
THERE will be no school holiday this St Patrick’s Day for students at a village school in Bunratty.
Mon, 16 Mar, 2009
The €40m redevelopment of Thomond Park has created additional capacity, corporate options and traffic problems. However, the one thing that mustn’t change is the stadium ‘feel’, says Michael Moynihan.
Tue, 18 Nov, 2008
KING JOHN’S Castle in Limerick city is preparing to re-enact the days of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table on Friday July 11.
Thu, 26 Jun, 2008
FÁILTE Ireland has defended figures which showed a 5% drop in overseas visitors to the mid-west.
Fri, 11 Jan, 2008
THE promotion of lesser-known tourist sites and attractions holds the key to revitalising rural communities across Ireland.
Mon, 06 Aug, 2007
VISITOR numbers to tourist attractions in the mid-west took a substantial hit last year, mainly due to the temporary closure of a historic stone tower.
Wed, 10 Jan, 2007
THE 150 competitors taking part in the Wold Down Syndrome Swimming Championships took a break from the pool yesterday to dive into the Ireland of the past.
Thu, 07 Sep, 2006
Two Bronze Age crannogs, burned down two years ago, were today re-opened to the public after being completely rebuilt.
Tue, 20 Jun, 2006
TAHNEE Afuhaamango made the most exciting phone call of her life yesterday from the World Down Syndrome Swimming championships in Limerick.
Tue, 09 May, 2006
Tue, 10 Jan, 2006
PART of Clare’s crannóg site, which has featured on Irish school curriculums for decades, has been destroyed in a fire.
Tue, 13 Jul, 2004
The organisers of one of Ireland’s most popular tourist attractions have embarked on a talent hunt.
Sun, 22 Feb, 2004
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