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Shannon airport on the lookout for branding guru

Shannon airport on the lookout for branding guru

| August 14, 2017

SHANNON AIRPORT is looking for a bright business spark who will help it take flight in the competition stakes with other airports. The Shannon Group is seeking a business consultant to help create “a renewed commercial strategy and brand framework” to gain an increased spend from passengers and get travellers to give the airport repeat […]

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Breakfast briefing on digesting new knowledge

Breakfast briefing on digesting new knowledge

| August 13, 2017

SHANNON Chamber, Atlantic Aviation Group and the University of Limerick (UL) are joining forces in an effort to encourage more business executives to perfect their management and leadership skills.  As part of its Skillnet undertakings, Shannon Chamber is hosting a breakfast briefing at the Oakwood Hotel in Shannon on Wednesday, August 16 at which details of […]

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Frustrated passengers could set their sights on Shannon

Frustrated passengers could set their sights on Shannon

| August 9, 2017

AIRPORT delays, that are crippling holiday-makers plans at larger European airports could be a blessing in disguise for smaller airports such as Shannon, the head of the Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) has said.  Pat Dawson said increased security in Europe happened to coincide with the busiest weeks of the year for holidaymakers and those […]

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Vodafone customers warned of email malware virus scam

Vodafone customers warned of email malware virus scam

| August 2, 2017

  VODAFONE customers in Limerick are being warned of fake bills that are being emailed to accounts in a bid to spread a malware trojan virus. The warning comes from ESET Ireland who are warning computer users to watch out for an email that pretends to come from the mobile phone carrier, but actually contains the […]

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Limerick confectioner tastes success at coveted awards

Limerick confectioner tastes success at coveted awards

| August 2, 2017

LIMERICK based confectionary company Pandora Bell has just won an impressive four Great Taste Awards. The winning products, Pandora Bell Smoked Sweet Liquorice was described as having “a delightful depth of liquorice flavour”. The judges stated that Pandora Bell Fruit Jellies with 70 per cent Fruit Pulp has “intense and compelling flavours”,. Pandora Bell Salted […]

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Chamber survey seeks to identify 2018 training needs

Chamber survey seeks to identify 2018 training needs

| August 1, 2017

BUSINESSES in the Mid West have been able to maintain their edge through keeping themselves up-to-date and enabling their employees to gain new skills and qualifications. In the two years since setting up a Skillnet, Shannon Chamber has offered 64 training courses to over 500 employees in 216 of its member companies. Heading in to year […]

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IDA bosses expect Brexit jobs boost

IDA bosses expect Brexit jobs boost

| August 1, 2017

  “A FLOW of announcements” are expected in the wake of Brexit, according to the bosses at the IDA, but as of yet it is unknown if any are due for the Mid West. IDA chief executive Martin Shanahan said that Ireland will continue to see investments by foreign companies over the next number of […]

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Energy price rise is damaging industry

Energy price rise is damaging industry

| August 1, 2017

  FIANNA Fáil Spokesperson on Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Niall Collins has condemned the Commission on Energy Regulation’s recent announcement that the Public Service Obligation (PSO) levy on energy costs is set to increase for all commercial enterprises. “The upshot of this proposed increase is simple and clear. Struggling businesses around the country will see […]

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Build M20 and reduce VAT amongst pre budget submissions

Build M20 and reduce VAT amongst pre budget submissions

| July 31, 2017

REDUCING the rate of VAT to 21 per cent and building the Limerick to Cork motorway are just two of the submissions from businesses as part of pre-budget considerations that Government should implement. ISME, the Irish Small and Medium Enterprises Association, presented its pre-budget submission to Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe. The Association outlines its […]

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Brakes applied to Uber’s Limerick pilot scheme

Brakes applied to Uber’s Limerick pilot scheme

| July 31, 2017

PLANNED pilot schemes in Limerick by Uber to trial its private car ride sharing has been halted by The National Transport Authority (NTA). Employing more than 400 people at its Thomas Street headquarters in the city, Uber, the mammoth lift-hiring app has been dealt the blow which effectively bans the use of private cars for passengers […]

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