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    Thursday, February 14, 2019
    Taoiseach and Minister Ross Turn Sod on Dublin Airport’s New Runway An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar TD and the Minister for Transport Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross TD today performed the official sod-turning for Dublin Airport’s new North Runway project. The new runway is urgently needed to allow for expansion to underpin Ireland’s long-term economic growth. Dublin Airport’s existing main runway ...read more
    Categories: Community, Partner, Economic
    Monday, February 11, 2019
    Dublin Airport and IAA Co-operate on New EU Initiative to Reduce Flight Delays Dublin Airport and the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) have embarked on a joint initiative to improve the flow of air traffic at the airport and reduce delays. Dublin Airport and the IAA will now incorporate Airport Collaborative Decision Making (A-CDM) into the management of daily flight operations at the ...read more
    Categories: Partner, Community
    Monday, February 11, 2019
    MetroLink project to Swords must proceed without further delay, Chief Executive tells Council Fingal County Council Chief Executive Paul Reid has insisted that the MetroLink project to Swords, via Dublin Airport, should proceed without further delay, regardless of any issues relating to the southside aspect of the route, to ensure it meets its 2027 completion target. In his Chief Executive’s ...read more
    Categories: Community, Stakeholder, Political
    Thursday, February 07, 2019
    Are you looking for a big B2C opportunity in 2019? Well, Flavours of Fingal is just right for you!   Ireland’s largest family-friendly summer festival is back in Newbridge House and Farm, Donabate on 29-30th June 2019. With the chance to connect face-to-face with a large consumer audience, Flavours of Fingal could be just the opportunity your business is looking for!  With over 90,000 visitors ...read more
    Categories: Community, Partner
    Tuesday, January 29, 2019
    Bank of Ireland partners with Aer Lingus to launch Aer Credit Card Bank of Ireland has teamed up with Aer Lingus to introduce its newest credit card offering. The new co-branded Aer Credit Card offers all the convenience of a regular credit card but comes with a whole host of unique travel rewards for customers. Each year, customers who sign up to the card will receive: two free return fares ...read more
    Categories: News Release, Partner
    Wednesday, January 16, 2019
    Changing to Qualified Majority Voting on tax issues will act against Irish competitiveness   Commenting on today’s (15 January 2019) official Communication from the European Commission, calling on European leaders to consider moving to qualified majority voting in EU taxation policy, Chambers Ireland Chief Executive Ian Talbot commented,   “Ireland’s tax system has been one of the key tools ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Chambers Ireland, Political
    Tuesday, January 15, 2019
    Uncertainty prevails in the vote against Orderly Withdrawal Commenting on this evening’s (15 January 2019) outcome of the 'meaningful vote' in the UK's House of Commons, which ended in a vote against the Withdrawal Agreement, Chambers Ireland Chief Executive Ian Talbot commented, “After months of speculation and despite the recent assurances to the UK from the EU on their commitments within the ...read more
    Categories: Political, Chambers Ireland
    Tuesday, January 15, 2019
    Dublin Airport Sets New Passenger Record • Busiest ever year for Dublin Airport - 31.5m passengers• Extra 1.9m passengers last year• Record 5 million long-haul passengers• Eighth consecutive year of traffic growth• Traffic growth generates economic benefits throughout the island of Ireland Dublin Airport welcomed a total of 31.5 million passengers during 2018, setting a new record for the ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Economic, Partner
    Thursday, January 10, 2019
    Dublin Airport's Community Fund Reopens For Applications   Dublin Airport’s Community Fund has reopened for applications and will remain open for a period of six weeks until Monday February 12, 2019.   The airport’s €10 million Community Fund was launched in 2017 with an annual investment of €400,000 over 25 years. Support is focussed on areas such as: environment and sustainability, sports ...read more
    Categories: Community, Partner, Human Interest
    Tuesday, January 08, 2019
    Dublin Airport’s Hydration Stations Take Off  Dublin Airport has upgraded its water fountains and retrofitted them with new taps to make it easier to refill water bottles.Dublin Airport has also made its water fountains more visible by re-branding them with new Hydration Station signage. The re-branding of the water fountains is in response to customer feedback and to increase passenger awareness ...read more
    Categories: Partner, Human Interest
    Thursday, January 03, 2019
    Surplus must not distract from sustainability   Commenting on the release of today’s (3 January 2019) Fiscal Monitor, Anthony Cooney, Chief Executive of Fingal Dublin Chamber said,   “The €100m surplus recorded in today’s final Exchequer Returns of 2018, the first since the crash in 2008, deserves to be commended, particularly considering that a deficit had originally been ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Chambers Ireland, News Release
    Wednesday, October 10, 2018
    Fingal Dublin Chamber disappointed with Government’s decision to increase the 9% VAT rate for the hospitality sector Fingal Dublin Chamber would like to express its disappointment at the announcement made yesterday by Minister for Finance, Pascal O’Donohoe to increase the 9% VAT rate to 13.5% as part of Budget 2019. This increase will take effect from the 1st January 2019. This is a ...read more
    Categories: Economic, News Release, Political
    Friday, September 21, 2018
    Deadline for Entries Extended to Friday, 28th September   Fingal Dublin Chamber has extended the deadline for entries to the Business Excellence and CSR Awards by one week to Friday, the 28th of September. The Chamber is encouraging people to celebrate success by nominating themselves, their business, employees, or another business or organisation for one of the 23 Business Excellence & CSR ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, September 20, 2018
    Dublin Airport To Host Events Celebrating Culture Night 2018 Dublin Airport will host a series of events celebrating Culture Night 2018 this Friday evening September 21.   This is the first time that Dublin Airport has participated in Culture Night and the events are taking place as part of Fingal County Council’s extensive programme to celebrate Irish culture, creativity and the ...read more
    Categories: News Release, Community, Partner
    Wednesday, September 19, 2018
    Salzburg Summit Brexit talks: Priority #1 = Ensure an Orderly Brexit   Chambers Ireland today, in association with Eurochambres (the Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry) has published a new position paper conveying a simple message to EU27 Heads of State for their Salzburg Summit talks on Brexit this evening and tomorrow; focus on finalizing the UK Withdrawal Agreement to ...read more
    Categories: News Release, Chambers Ireland, Political
    Tuesday, September 18, 2018
    Chambers Ireland calls for infrastructure delivery at Budget Committee   Appearing today (18 September 2018) before the Budget Oversight Committee, Chambers Ireland Chief Executive Ian Talbot called on Government to ensure that commitments made in the National Development Plan are delivered on.   “Budget 2019 will be the first following the finalisation of Project Ireland 2040 and it is ...read more
    Categories: Chambers Ireland, News Release, Economic, Political
    Thursday, September 13, 2018
    Busiest August Ever At Dublin Airport    Dublin Airport welcomed more than 3.2 million passengers last month, making it the busiest August in the airport’s 78-year history.   Passenger numbers increased by 6% last month helped by the introduction of 14 new routes over the summer period and extra capacity on more than 50 existing services. August was the second consecutive month that Dublin ...read more
    Categories: News Release, Community, Partner
    Thursday, September 13, 2018
    Dublin Airport’s Platinum Services Shortlisted for Two Global Awards   Dublin Airport’s specialised VIP facility, Platinum Services has been shortlisted in two categories in this year’s International Customer Experience Awards.   The International Customer Experience Awards recognise outstanding customer experience worldwide in a wide range of business areas. Platinum Services has been ...read more
    Categories: Community, Partner, News Release
    Thursday, September 13, 2018
      Fingal Dublin Chamber Welcomes Two New Transatlantic Routes by Aer Lingus   Fingal Dublin Chamber welcomes the announcement of two new transatlantic routes from Are Lingus’ Dublin Hub with daily direct service to Montreal and Minneapolis-St Paul commencing in summer 2019.  The two new destinations will add a quarter of million additional seats annually to Aer Lingus’ transatlantic network ...read more
    Categories: News Release
    Wednesday, September 12, 2018
      Now Boarding: Montreal and Minneapolis-St. Paul  Aer Lingus announces 2 new North American destinationsMore than 3 million seats to 15 transatlantic destinations on sale from 2019   Dublin, Wednesday 12 September 2018 – There are now 15 ways to the USA.…and Canada as Aer Lingus today announced two new North American destinations for summer 2019 - Minneapolis-St. Paul and Montreal, Canada. ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Member, News Release
    Wednesday, September 12, 2018
    Dublin Airport Welcomes Aer Lingus’ Transatlantic Route Expansion    Dublin Airport welcomes Aer Lingus’ announcement that it is to launch new direct services to Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota and Montreal, Canada next summer.   Aer Lingus will operate both routes daily with a Boeing 757 aircraft to Minneapolis-St. Paul commencing on July 8 and Montreal with a new Airbus A321 long-range ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Partner, Community, News Release
    Tuesday, September 11, 2018
    TAP To Launch Double Daily Dublin-Lisbon Service   Portuguese airline TAP is to launch a new double daily service between Dublin and Lisbon from next summer. The new route will bring additional choice for passengers travelling between Dublin and Lisbon and will also offer convenient onward connectivity to South America and other locations via TAP’s global network. “We’re delighted to welcome ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Partner, Community, News Release
    Tuesday, September 04, 2018
    Childcare investment must be prioritised in Budget 2019 Commenting on today's (4 September 2018) ESRI report on childcare costs, Fingal Dublin Chamber Chief Executive Anthony Cooney said, “The analysis in today’s ESRI report clearly outlines what we have been hearing from the Chamber Network for some time now; that high childcare costs are directly impacting upon women in the workplace, ...read more
    Categories: Chambers Ireland, Economic, Political
    Tuesday, September 04, 2018
    Exchequer Returns signal importance of prudence in Budget 2019 Commenting on the release of today’s (4 September 2018) Fiscal Monitor, Anthony Cooney, Chief Executive of Fingal Dublin Chamber said, “The results from today’s Exchequer Returns indicate that Budget 2019 must be a prudent one. Considering these returns alongside the economic uncertainties facing us from a variety of external ...read more
    Categories: Chambers Ireland, Economic, Political
    Wednesday, August 29, 2018
    Fingal Dublin Chamber Welcomes Kellogg’s Decision to Remain in Fingal Fingal Dublin Chamber has welcomed the decision of US food company Kellogg to remain in Fingal. The company, which employs over 220 people has been and will continue to be a key player in the economic landscape that is Fingal. Kelloggs, who are currently based in Swords, had looked at locations in other parts of the Dublin ...read more
    Categories: News Release, Economic
    Tuesday, August 28, 2018
    Fingal Dublin Chamber welcomes Labour force growth, but competitiveness still key Fingal Dublin Chamber today (28 August 2018) welcomes the results from the CSO Labour Force Survey showing continued employment growth in the Irish economy for the second quarter of 2018. Fingal Dublin Chamber CEO Anthony Cooney commented, “Today’s CSO Labour Force survey results are a welcome and reassuring ...read more
    Categories: Chambers Ireland, News Release, Economic
    Thursday, August 23, 2018
    The Fingal Business Excellence and CSR Awards 2018 Open for Entries Fingal Dublin Chamber is encouraging people to celebrate success by nominating themselves, their business, employees, or another business or organisation for one of the 23 Business Excellence & CSR Awards on offer (see award categories below).  Entry to the 2018 Awards is free of charge and open to all businesses/organisations ...read more
    Categories: News Release
    Wednesday, August 22, 2018
    Fingal Dublin Chamber Welcomes New Dallas Route at Dublin Airport Fingal Dublin Chamber welcomes American Airlines’ announcement that it is to operate a new Dublin-Dallas Fort Worth summer service from next June. The daily service will be Ireland’s first direct flight to Dallas, which is American’s largest hub for connecting traffic. It will improve connectivity from Ireland to the United ...read more
    Categories: Partner
    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
    Wednesday, August 15, 2018
    July Was Dublin Airport’s Busiest Month EverDublin Airport welcomed more than 3.3 million passengers in July, making it the busiest month ever in the airport’s 78 year history. Passenger numbers increased by 7% compared to last July as Dublin Airport welcomed more than 100,000 passengers every day during the month. Passenger volumes to and from continental Europe increased by 6%, with more than ...read more
    Categories: Community, 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
    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
    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
    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
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