Public faith in the board of Shannon Group has been lost and Shannon Airport is at risk of falling behind Knock Airport, elected representatives declared this week.
*Kieran Malone puts Mark McCarthy under pressure. Photograph: Martin Connolly Responsibility is nothing new to Kieran Malone whether it’s in the workplace or on the football field, he’s determined not to shirk from such duties when St Josephs Miltown take on Kilmurry Ibrickane in Sunday’s county football final.
Lissycasey native, Mary Considine has been given a seven year term as the new Chief Executive of Shannon Group.
*First Lady Melania Trump with Shannon Group Chairman Rose Hynes at Shannon Airport. Photograph: Arthur Ellis. Rose Hynes’ one year extension as Chairperson of the Shannon Group was granted to provide continuity within the commercial semi-state company, The Clare Echo has learned.
Securing new routes is the single biggest challenge facing Shannon Airport, a recent business event in the county heard.
“A major shake up of the board at Shannon Airport” is urgently required, Clare TD Timmy Dooley has stated.
Ryanair has dealt Shannon Airport a massive blow cutting three of its services there while increasing flights from Dublin Airport.
Consultants have not been appointed for the delivery of flood defence works along the Shannon Embankments.
*Vice President of the United States of America Mr Mike Pence and his wife Second Lady Karen Pence touch down at Shannon Airport today.Pic Arthur Ellis. Shannon Airport and its surrounding community were praised by US Vice President Mike Pence for consistent ‘warm welcoming’ for American military troops using the international airport as a stopover.
*Sarah Ferrigan and Sarah Clancy in Shannon. Photograph c/o: @sarahmaintains US Vice President Mike Pence’s coming to Clare “is more a cause for concern than celebration” according to campaigners living in the county.