Tag: Shannon Foynes Port Company

Record tonnages at Limerick port

Record tonnages at Limerick port

| April 20, 2017

Ports at Limerick and Foynes have seen record growths over the past year, exceeding the national average and the company’s own expectations. With a growth of 11.4% in year on year tonnages, Shannon Foynes Port Company reaffirmed its strong performance and contribution to the regional economy in 2016. For the second successive year, the two largest […]

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Limerick schools dominate local competition

Limerick schools dominate local competition

| February 7, 2017

Students from four Limerick schools have qualified for the final of the Shannon Foynes Port Company (SFPC) transition year competition, which aims to deepen understanding of the economic potential of the estuary. Salesian College, Pallaskenry; Colaiste Mhuire Askeaton; Castletroy College and Laurel Hill Secondary School have all been selected from entries submitted from across estuary counties […]

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Report to outline economic impact of commercial activity on Shannon Estuary

Report to outline economic impact of commercial activity on Shannon Estuary

| August 24, 2016

THE significant economic contribution in a national context of Shannon Foynes Port Company (SFPC) and the Shannon Estuary will be detailed in an ‘Economic Impact Assessment’ by independent strategic research consultants W2 Consulting published this Friday. The launch of the report assessment at Foynes Yacht Club will be attended by Minister of State for Tourism and […]

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€3 million funding to help transform Shannon Estuary

€3 million funding to help transform Shannon Estuary

| August 7, 2015

by Alan Jacques [email protected] EU funding of €3 million for two Shannon Foynes Port Company (SFPC) projects will go towards transforming the Shannon Estuary into a national economic corridor. The company will receive €2.2 million funding for its East Jetty Infill Programme at Foynes Port and a further €800,000 for its feasibility study for the regeneration […]

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Limerick Council seeks approval for Foynes tidal defences plan

Limerick Council seeks approval for Foynes tidal defences plan

| May 21, 2015

by Alan Jacques [email protected] LIMERICK City and County Council has applied under Part 8 of the Planning and Development Act 2000 for permission to construct a tidal flood alleviation scheme for the town of Foynes to protect against tidal ingress. The proposed works will consist of construction of a defence wall extending from the slipway […]

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Limerick residents concerned over Foynes railway plan

Limerick residents concerned over Foynes railway plan

| March 6, 2015

by Alan Jacques [email protected] RESIDENTS in Dooradoyle and Raheen are concerned there will be issues with security and noise if the Foynes railway line is re-opened. Householders bordering the line in City West have been notified by Iarnród Éireann that the clearance of vegetation on the line will provide information for a study by the […]

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Call to reinstate Limerick Foynes railway line

Call to reinstate Limerick Foynes railway line

| February 27, 2015

by Alan Jacques [email protected] VEGETATION clearance work, which commenced along the Foynes railway line this week, must be a “first step” and not the last in the reinstatement of the Limerick to Foynes railway for freight and possible tourist initiatives. This is the view of independent councillor for Adare-Rathkeale municipal district, Emmett O’Brien. Irish Rail […]

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Competition shines light on role of port

Competition shines light on role of port

| February 13, 2015

A DEEPENING of the understanding of port activity on the Shannon Estuary and its contribution to the economy was played out this week in Foynes as three Limerick schools competed in the inaugural Shannon Foynes Port Company (SFPC) Transition Year Schools Competition. Entitled ‘The Importance of Ports in the Mid West’, the competition was held […]

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