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The News
Stories about Shannon Commercial Properties and the commercial property industry in Ireland
Here are all the latest news stories and some of our older ones, archived for your convenience.

Shannon Group congratulates JP and Noreen McManus and Adare Manor on securing The Ryder Cup 2026 Ryder Cup will boost regional economy and Shannon Airport traffic

Shannon Group, which operates Shannon Airport, Shannon Heritage and Shannon Commercial Properties, has today said that the hosting of The Ryder Cup in Adare Manor will be the single most important event ever for promotion of the region. Welcoming Government’s commitment on a licence that will pave the way for the 2026 event to be hosted at the stunning venue, Shannon Group Acting CEO Mary Considine said that in terms of global events, hosting The Ryder Cup cannot be surpassed for the region....

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Shannon Free Zone attracting inward investment to the mid-west

Shannon Commercial Properties’ ambitious property investment programme is aimed at ensuring the region is to the forefront with overseas investors With a €40 million property investment programme completed ahead of schedule at Shannon Free Zone, and an occupancy rate of 94 per cent, Shannon Group plc’s property company Shannon Commercial Properties has completed the first phase of an ambitious investment programme that is driving inward investment to the region. “It’s wonderful to see the...

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Top Chinese government official leads delegation to ‘pioneering’ Shannon Free Zone

Top Chinese government official leads delegation to ‘pioneering’ Shannon Free Zone

Tuesday 18th June 2019: Shannon’s long-standing ties with China have deepened with a visit by leading Chinese dignitaries. Mr. You Quan, Head of China’s United Front Work Department together with His Excellency Mr. He Xiangdong, Chinese Ambassador to Ireland, met at Shannon Airport with Shannon Group Chairman, Rose Hynes, Shannon Group Acting CEO, Mary Considine, and Andrew Murphy, Managing Director, Shannon Airport, a Shannon Group company. The purpose of the visit was to familiarise...

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Shannon Group nominated for three awards

The dedication to excellence of Shannon Group companies has been reflected again through its nomination for three prestigious national awards. Launched in 2014, the Aviation Industry Awards are the benchmark for excellence for those demonstrating best practice and innovation in the aviation sector in Ireland, with Shannon Airport shortlisted in both the Airport Retailer Award and the Airport Achievement Award.  The airport has a history of success at the Aviation Industry Awards, which...

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REPRO FREE 07/06/19 The visit of US President Donald Trump showcased the West of Ireland and Shannon GroupÕs airport company, Shannon Airport. Shannon Group Chairman, Rose Hynes and Minister of State Patrick O'Donovan TD (right) with US President Donald Trump and US First Lady Melania Trump before boarding Air Force One in Shannon Airport after their visit to Ireland. Photo: Oisin McHugh True Media

US President Donald Trump’s visit showcased Shannon and wider West of Ireland region – Shannon Group Chairman, Rose Hynes

:The visit of US President Donald Trump showcased the West of Ireland and Shannon Group’s airport company, Shannon Airport, Shannon Group Chairman, Rose Hynes, stated today. Speaking after President Trump departed Shannon, Ms. Hynes said that the visit brought global attention to the airport, to Shannon Group and the wider region. “The visit of the American President Donald Trump to Shannon further illustrates the deep ties between the West of Ireland and the United States. “Shannon...

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RTE, nationwide segment inside the Shannon Free Zone

RTE Nationwide to broadcast special programme to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Shannon Free Zone, Co. Clare

Nationwide on RTÉ One television will this Friday, 31st May, broadcast a special programme to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Shannon Free Zone in Co. Clare. The largest multi-sectoral business park outside of Dublin, Shannon Free Zone is managed by Shannon Group’s property company, Shannon Commercial Properties. The Zone was founded in 1959 and was the brainchild of Dr Brendan O’Regan. In an effort to entice foreign direct investment to the region, and provide much-needed jobs, Dr...

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REPRO FREE L-R Mme Xia Lining, Ambassaador HE Xiangdong, Mary Considine,Deputy CEO, Finance and Corporate Services Shannon Group and Andrew Murphy, Managing Director Shannon Airport.Pic Arthur Ellis.

New Chinese Ambassador designate visits Shannon Airport for meeting with Shannon Group

Ambassador embarks on first tour outside of Dublin Shannon Group, Deputy CEO, Mary Considine and Shannon Airport Managing Director, Andrew Murphy, had a “very positive” meeting on Friday 24th May with the Chinese Ambassador designate to Ireland H.E. Mr. He Xiangdong, on what was his first visit to Shannon Airport and his first tour outside Dublin since his arrival in Ireland on 3rd May 2019. Commenting on the meeting Ms. Considine said: “Shannon Group was delighted to welcome the Ambassador...

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Shannon International Airport, Shannon Duty Free

Facts about Shannon Airport, a Shannon Group company

Shannon Airport, Europe’s most westerly airport is 80 years old this year and is an integral part of the economy and wider community of the Shannon region. From humble beginnings with three simple grass runways in 1930’s Ireland, the County Clare based airport has grown to become one of Europe’s most unique transatlantic airports, a leader in airline innovation, and a key driver of business in Ireland’s Mid-West. Many ‘world’ first’ concepts started at Shannon. Did you know?  Every...

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From runway to golf green – literally – at Shannon Airport Monday 6th May 2019: The Dubai Duty-Free Irish Open maybe two months off but golf enthusiasts were getting in some early practice at an unlikely venue over the bank holiday weekend as Shannon Airport rolled out the green carpet to whet the appetite for this exciting golf event. The gateway airport that will welcome golfers and fans from across the globe for the event at the stunning Lahinch course from July 3rd to 7th had hundreds of wannabe golf pros chancing their arm at the temporary green in the airport arrivals hall. For the many transatlantic passengers landing in Shannon to play Lahinch or the many other links courses along the Wild Atlantic Way, it was an unexpected early start to their golfing holiday. Pictured is Shannon Airport Managing Director Andrew Murphy with 7 year old Darcy Sheridan from London.Pic Arthur Ellis.

From runway to golf green – literally – at Shannon Airport

The Dubai Duty-Free Irish Open may be two months off but golf enthusiasts were getting in some early practice at an unlikely venue over the bank holiday weekend as Shannon Airport rolled out the green carpet to whet the appetite for the Lahinch event.  The gateway airport that will welcome golfers and fans from across the globe for the tournament at the stunning Lahinch course from July 3rd to 7th had hundreds of wannabe golf pros chancing their arm...

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Shannon Group shows increase in revenue in 2018 annual report

Shannon Group delivers strong performance with fourth successive year of growth 

The Group’s 2018 financial results shows 37% growth in EBITDA 2018 was Shannon Airport’s best year this decade with passenger growth of 6.5% bringing total passenger numbers to over 1.86 millionShannon Heritage, the largest commercial  operator of day and night-time visitor attractions in Ireland, recorded a 4.3% increase in visitor numbers to a record high of almost 925,000Shannon Commercial Properties completed its €40 million first-phase investment programme at Shannon Free Zone, more...

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