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Government funding boost for Shannon Airport


The Shannon Airport Group has welcomed the allocation of €4.623,486 million in government funding to Shannon Airport announced today by Jack Chambers TD, Minister of State at the Department of Transport.

Almost €17 million in exchequer funding for regional airports was announced by Minister Chambers at a media event held at Shannon Airport this morning.

Commenting on the funding announcement for Shannon, Mary Considine, CEO of The Shannon Airport Group said: “We warmly welcome today’s announcement by Minister Chambers of capital funding of over €4.6 million under the Regional Airports Programme.

“This demonstrates the government’s commitment to supporting the region’s connectivity and the broader economic benefits this brings to the region.

“The capital funding announced today will support the ongoing programme of replacement of our passenger airbridges, essential airfield rehabilitation works and other projects as we continue to rebuild post-COVID.”

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