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    Friday, August 17, 2018
    Fingal Dublin Chamber welcomes the continued progress being made in increasing the number of transfer passengers coming through Dublin Airport. Figures released by Dublin Airport show that there was a 17% increase, to almost 1m passengers, in transfer traffic in the first 7 months of this year versus the same period last year. According to Fingal Dublin Chamber Chief Executive Anthony ...read more
    Categories: Member, Partner, News Release
    Monday, August 13, 2018
    Dublin Airport has opened a new €16 million facility designed specifically for passengers who are transferring from one flight to another.   Built adjacent to Pier 4 close to Terminal 2, the new transfer area will greatly enhance Dublin Airport’s ability to compete for transfer traffic between Europe and North America and improve the quality of the product available for transferring ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Partner
    Thursday, August 02, 2018
    Almost 422,000 passengers are expected to travel through Dublin Airport this August Bank Holiday weekend from Friday, August 3 to Monday, August 6.  Passenger figures are up 4% compared to the same weekend last year.   Dublin Airport Communications Manager, Siobhán O’Donnell said this last bank holiday of the summer season will be busiest of the year with over 2,780 flights expected to arrive ...read more
    Categories: Fun Facts, Economic, Partner
    Wednesday, August 01, 2018
    Dublin Airport has partnered with The Little Museum of Dublin to create the ‘Wings of Ireland: A People’s History of Irish Aviation’ exhibition. The exhibition, which opened to the public recently, pays tribute to Ireland’s pioneering aviators. Visitors to the exhibition can follow the flight of Irish aviation from the earliest aviators to the world-class industry we experience ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Partner
    Tuesday, July 24, 2018
    One4all are donating 50c to Crumlin Children’s Hospital every time a One4all Gift Card is spent from July 21st to 29th. So how does #Shop4Crumlin work? ? If you make a purchase using your One4all Gift Card in any of our 8,500 retail outlets nationwide or online, One4all will donate .50c to CMRF Crumlin! ? If you spend your One4all in Arnotts, Debenhams Ireland, Life Style Sports, Argos or ...read more
    Categories: Member, Community, News Release
    Monday, July 23, 2018
    A collaboration of stunning illustrations to celebrate the history of well-known Irish surnames is now on display at the South Gates boarding area at Dublin Airport.    This unique exhibition, which is called ‘All in a Name’, showcases seven real-life people and describes some of the history associated with their popular surnames dating back to the 15th and 16th centuries. The myths and ...read more
    Categories: Partner, Human Interest
    Friday, July 20, 2018
    Dublin Airport welcomes today’s announcement by Norwegian that it is to increase capacity on its Dublin to Province Boston service by 40%. The airline will offer a year-round daily service between Dublin and Providence Boston, up from five per week currently, next summer. Welcoming the additional frequency, Dublin Airport Managing Director Vincent Harrison said “We are delighted to see ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Partner, Human Interest
    Friday, July 20, 2018
    Dublin Airport has renewed its commitment to Airport’s Council International (ACI) Airport Carbon Accreditation (ACA) at Level 2 (Reduction) for another year. To achieve the accreditation, airports must map and measure the impact of airport activities in terms of greenhouse gas emissions.  The certification provides a common framework for active carbon management and covers the operational ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Partner, Human Interest
    Thursday, July 19, 2018
    Dublin Airport’s Airside Operations team held a Safety Awareness Day recently to promote and enhance the culture of safety on the airfield. More than 12,000 people from 470 companies work on or around the airfield at Dublin Airport and ensuring their safety as well as the safety of passengers, aircraft and vehicles is a key priority for the Airside Operations team. Dublin Airport Airside ...read more
    Categories: Community, Partner, Human Interest
    Wednesday, July 18, 2018
    Dublin Airport welcomes today’s announcement by Lufthansa that it is to add a fifth daily service on its Dublin to Frankfurt route. This is the airline’s seventh expansion of services since 2014. The additional daily flight means that Lufthansa’s service between Dublin and Frankfurt will increase from 28 to 34 flights per week representing an increase in capacity of more than 20% when the ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Community, Partner
    Thursday, July 12, 2018
    Chambers Ireland today (12 July 2018) launched its Pre Budget 2019 Submission, recommending that Government use Budget 2019 as an opportunity to think strategically about how we can future-proof our economy and make the best use of today’s prosperity in preparing for the threats facing Ireland on an international stage.   Speaking at the Chamber Chief Executives’ Forum in Athlone, where ...read more
    Categories: Chambers Ireland
    Tuesday, July 10, 2018
    Dublin Airport welcomed more than 3.1 million passengers in June, which was a new monthly record for the airport and a 7% increase on the same period last year.   The increase in passenger numbers made it the busiest June in the airport’s 78-year history.   The number of passengers travelling to and from continental Europe grew by 6% with almost 1.7 million passengers travelling to and from ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Partner, News Release
    Tuesday, July 10, 2018
    Marqette - Disrupting Norms in the Airport Food & Beverage World TodayFollowing on from Marqette’s phenomenal success in 2017 in winning the prestigious Food Hall of the Year award, Marqette has now gone on to win a further award, winning Food Hall of the Year Worldwide 2018 for the second year in a row!  Marqette, located in Terminal 1, Dublin Airport was created with the unique and specific ...read more
    Categories: News Release, Member
    Monday, July 09, 2018
    daa has announced that it has appointed Ray Hernan as Chief Executive Officer of its global travel retail business Aer Rianta International (ARI).   Mr Hernan, who was recently Chief Executive of Bus Éireann, will take up his new role in August. Before joining Bus Éireann in late 2016, Mr Hernan held a number of executive roles in the retail sector, including Chief Executive of Arnotts, ...read more
    Categories: Partner, News Release
    Friday, July 06, 2018
    Chambers Ireland today (6 July 2018) welcomes the news that the EU and Japan have been authorised to formally ratify a new trade deal, negotiations for which first began in 2013.   Chambers Ireland Chief Executive Ian Talbot commented,   “Exactly one year to the day when the deal was approved by the European Commission, today’s approval of the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement by ...read more
    Categories: News Release, Chambers Ireland, Political
    Thursday, July 05, 2018
    Fingal Dublin Chamber held their annual Summer BBQ networking event on the 4th of July with a special American theme in The Penthouse @ Wright Venue, Swords.  Over 70 Chamber members and guests, along with the Fingal County Council Mayor Anthony Lavin was in attendance at the event which marked the wind-down before the summer break.  The social occasion brought together many business men and ...read more
    Categories: News Release, Community
    Wednesday, July 04, 2018
    Dublin Airport, in partnership with NCAD, is holding an open call to invite anyone to submit a piece of work which will be displayed in Dublin Airport for up to 15 months.   The work, which will be displayed on a 7m x 2m billboard beyond the security screening area at one of Dublin Airport’s boarding gate piers, should have an aeronautical theme. The initiative is part of a partnership between ...read more
    Categories: News Release, Community, Partner
    Thursday, June 28, 2018
    Ardmac, the leading international construction specialist based in Swords Co Dublin, has announced the appointment of Yvonne O’Sullivan as Head of Talent and Development. Ardmac employs over 300 people based across Dublin, Manchester and Brussels and provides specialist construction services to the commercial fit out, life sciences and Data Centre sectors. In this new role for Ardmac, Yvonne is ...read more
    Categories: Member
    Tuesday, June 26, 2018
    Dublin Airport has achieved an 80% saving in car park energy consumption thanks to an upgrade to the lighting and control systems used in one of the short-term and some of the long-term surface car parks.   Previously car park lighting accounted for 45% of the airport’s car park energy consumption. The new system will reduce Dublin Airport’s annual primary energy consumption by a massive ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Partner, News Release
    Tuesday, June 26, 2018
    Ahead of this week’s meeting of the EU Council and in light of the snail’s pace in negotiations between the UK and EU, Chambers Ireland today (26 June 2018) calls on the EU27 and the UK government to provide clarity to business on what the future trade relationship post-March 2019 will be.   Speaking this afternoon, Ian Talbot, Chief Executive of Chambers Ireland said,   “This week’s ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Political, Chambers Ireland, News Release
    Friday, June 22, 2018
    Marqette at Dublin Airport’s Terminal 1 has been named the Airport Food Hall of the Year at the Moodie Davitt Airport Food and Beverage (FAB) Awards for the second year in a row.   Recognising best practice in airport food and beverage, the FAB awards celebrate outstanding quality and innovation in the sector. Marqette, which is operated by the Michael JF Wright Hospitality Group, was ...read more
    Categories: Member, Partner, News Release
    Thursday, June 21, 2018
    Dublin Airport welcomes today’s announcement from Norwegian that it is to operate a new direct daily year-round service to Hamilton Ontario (Toronto) from March 2019.The airline will operate its Dublin to Hamilton service with a new Boeing 737 MAX aircraft.Welcoming the new route. Dublin Airport Managing Director Vincent Harrison said “Hamilton will be Dublin Airport’s fifth destination in Canada, ...read more
    Categories: Economic, News Release, Human Interest, Partner
    Tuesday, June 19, 2018
    Fingal Dublin Chamber today (19 June 2018) welcomed the announcement by Minister Donohoe in the Summer Economic Statement of safeguarding the economy from potential future challenges and ensuring the delivery of capital commitments.   Anthony Cooney, Chief Executive of Fingal Dublin Chamber commenting on the statement said,   “The fiscal space and budget strategy announced by the Minister of ...read more
    Categories: News Release, Political
    Tuesday, June 19, 2018
    Passion for the environment and sustainability is embedded into the core of everything that Java Republic do. They work hard to ensure and protect their carbon neutrality status each and every year. In 2008, Java Republic opened their unique custom-built Roastery in Ballycoolin, Dublin. In 2011 they were officially awarded carbon-neutral status, meaning that they can proudly say that we have ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, News Release, Member
    Tuesday, June 19, 2018
    Record May Is 50th Consecutive Month Of Growth At Dublin Airport A record 2.9 million passengers travelled through Dublin Airport in May, a 10% increase over the same month last year and the 50th consecutive month of growth at the airport. This sustained passenger growth over the past four years is the result of a combination of new airlines and route launches since 2014, according to Dublin ...read more
    Categories: News Release, Economic, Partner
    Wednesday, June 13, 2018
    Joint report raises questions on adequacy of proposed Brexit transition timeframes   Commenting on today’s (13 June 2018) joint report 'Findings and Insights of the firm-level impact of Brexit on Most Exposed Sectors' from the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation and Deloitte, Fingal Dublin Chamber Chief Executive Anthony Cooney said,   “Today’s joint report highlights the ...read more
    Categories: News Release
    Tuesday, June 12, 2018
    Dublin Airport Welcomes First Direct Flight To BeijingDublin Airport is delighted welcome the launch of Hainan Airlines’ new direct service to Beijing.The year-round service is Dublin Airport’s first ever direct route to mainland China which is a major milestone for the entire Irish economy.Hainan will operate Dublin to Beijing direct with an Airbus A330 aircraft on Tuesdays and Saturdays and via ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Human Interest, Partner
    Monday, June 11, 2018
    Global Ireland 2025 Plans an ambitious step in Ireland’s future path   Commenting on today’s (11 June 2018) launch of the Global Ireland 2025 plans, Fingal Dublin Chamber Chief Executive Anthony Cooney said, “We welcome today’s launch of the Global Ireland 2025 plans and the scale of the ambitions they aim to achieve over the coming years. Fingal Dublin Chamber has previously called for ...read more
    Categories: News Release, Political
    Thursday, June 07, 2018
    EXPLORE Programme and initiatives to upskill workforce are to be encouraged   Commenting on today’s (7 June 2018) launch of the EXPLORE Programme from the Department of Education and Skills, Fingal Dublin Chamber Chief Executive Anthony Cooney said, “We welcome today’s launch of the EXPLORE Programme and encourage the development of similar schemes which foster further learning and upskilling ...read more
    Categories: News Release
    Wednesday, June 06, 2018
    Commenting on the release of yesterday’s (5 June 2018) Fiscal Monitor, Anthony Cooney, Chief Executive of Fingal Dublin Chamber said, "Today's exchequer returns demonstrate that Government is continuing to manage public finances very closely but must remain cautious.   As global uncertainties that impact Ireland increase, such as the ongoing lack of clarity on Brexit and the disappointing move ...read more
    Categories: News Release
    Wednesday, May 30, 2018
    Fingal Dublin Chamber welcomes the launch of Project Ireland 2040 funds   Fingal Dublin Chamber today (30 May 2018) welcomed the launch of the €4 billion Project Ireland 2040 funds for rural development, urban regeneration, climate action and innovation.  Responding to the announcement, Fingal Dublin Chamber Chief Executive Anthony Cooney commented, “Chambers of commerce are at the heart of ...read more
    Categories: News Release
    Thursday, May 24, 2018
    Ireland’s drop in Competitiveness ranking illustrates the need for swift remedial action   Commenting on today’s (24 May 2018) IMD Competitiveness Yearbook Rankings 2018, Anthony Cooney, Chief Executive of Fingal Dublin Chamber said,   "This morning’s announcement that Ireland has dropped six places, to 12th place, in the IMD Competitiveness Yearbook Rankings 2018 is disappointing. This is a ...read more
    Categories: News Release
    Thursday, May 10, 2018
    Commenting on today’s (10 May 2018) announcement by Apple that they will no longer proceed with their plans for the development of a data centre in Athenry, Anthony Cooney, Chief Executive of Fingal Dublin Chamber said, "This morning’s announcement by Apple to halt their plans for a data centre in Athenry is disappointing but not surprising and will be met with dismay by the business community ...read more
    Wednesday, April 18, 2018
    Fingal Dublin Chamber has today (18 April 2018) welcomed progress on the development of MetroLink, a north-south urban railway service that will run between Swords and Sandyford, facilitating a new approach to the development and growth capacity of our capital city. Speaking after the Chamber Council meeting this morning - a meeting in which the Council voted unanimously in support of the ...read more
    Monday, March 26, 2018
    Fingal Dublin Chamber welcomes the announcement that the public consultation phase of the MetroLink project is to commence this week as MetroLink has the potential to deliver on Project Ireland 2040’s vision for future growth and development in Swords and in the wider Fingal area. Under the National Development Plan 2018-2017, Metro North and Metro South will now proceed as one project known as ...read more
    Thursday, January 18, 2018
    Fingal Dublin Chamber is delighted to announce the appointment of Jock Jordan, Group Sales Director with One4all Gift Cards as its new Chamber President.  Bill Kearney, Director of IBM Campus Mulhuddart was appointed as Chamber Vice President. Jock was formally appointed President at a recent Fingal Dublin Chamber meeting.  He takes the mantle from Guy Thompson, General Manager of Castleknock ...read more
    Categories: News Release
    Monday, December 18, 2017
    Well done to our member Paypal who scooped the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Company of the Year award at the 2017 Business and Finance Irish Business Awards last Thursday 14th December at The Convention Centre, Dublin. The award recognises the company's contribution to the economy, jobs and reputation of Ireland on the world stage, as well as to the local communiites in which it ...read more
    Categories: Member
    Tuesday, December 12, 2017
    Business Drop-in Information Morning Location: Carnegie Court Hotel (Brian Boru Suite) Time: 10.00am – 1.00pm Date: Thursday, 14 December 2017 Irish Water is working to upgrade the aging water network in Swords which has a long history of bursting and causing significant disruption to customers. The project will ensure a reliable water supply to householders and businesses within Swords, ...read more
    Categories: News Release
    Wednesday, November 29, 2017
    Fingal Dublin Chamber, as a member of the Chambers Ireland network, launched a new brand today, reflecting their strength and influence as a member of the collaborative network. Launching the new brand, Chamber President Guy Thompson said, “Fingal Dublin Chamber is delighted to unveil our new logo and tagline. We are proud to represent our members and we are committed, more than ever, to ...read more
    Categories: News Release
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