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IPRA Forecourt & Retail News Reports on Future Oil Pricing

The latest issue of the IPRA Forecourt & Retail News magazine is now available and its publication is extremely timely following the largest one day jump in crude oil prices

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Gas Networks Ireland Grants €120,000 to Fund Natural Gas Vehicles

    Gas Networks Ireland Grants €120,000 to Fund Natural Gas Vehicles

As part of the second round of its Compressed Natural Gas Vehicle Fund, Gas Networks Ireland has awarded six transport companies €20,000 each towards the purchase of a Natural Gas

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Lynk Increases its Number of Hybrid Electric Taxis to 250 Vehicles

    Lynk Increases its Number of Hybrid Electric Taxis to 250 Vehicles

Lynk, Dublin’s taxi booking app, has increased its fleet of hybrid electric vehicles to 250, as it continues to reduce its carbon emission levels. Lynk now possesses one of the

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Business Growth Catalyst for Oakland Distribution Launch

    Business Growth Catalyst for Oakland Distribution Launch

Growth has triggered UK and Ireland specialist multi temperature supply chain operator and responsible family business, Oakland International, to launch a new division, Oakland Distribution. With a fleet ranging from

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Investigation into Insurance Ireland Data Pooling System

    Investigation into Insurance Ireland Data Pooling System

The European Commission has opened a formal antitrust investigation into Insurance Ireland to assess whether the conditions of access to its Insurance Link data pooling system may restrict competition, in

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Dublin Airport Sets New Passenger Record

    Dublin Airport Sets New Passenger Record

Dublin Airport welcomed a total of 31.5 million passengers during 2018, setting a new record for the airport. Passenger numbers were up 6%, as the equivalent of more than five

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DIT Launches New MSc in Transport and Mobility

    DIT Launches New MSc in Transport and Mobility

Over 250 million journeys were taken by passengers on Irish public transport services in 2017, and with the population set to increase, this number is likely to continue growing in the

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GLS Ireland Opens New Depot in Cork

    GLS Ireland Opens New Depot in Cork

GLS Ireland has commenced operations at a new depot in Cork. The move to a newly built site triples capacity. With this step, the parcel service provider is preparing for

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Solar AdTek Partners With Iarnród Éireann and Commuter Advertising Network to Create Significant Energy Savings

    Solar AdTek Partners With Iarnród Éireann and Commuter Advertising Network to Create Significant Energy Savings

Solar AdTek, the leading developer and supplier of innovative solar powered and LED lighting systems for outdoor advertising, has completed an upgrade of the lighting in advertising displays across the CIE’s

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Dublin Airport Welcomes New Dallas Route

    Dublin Airport Welcomes New Dallas Route

Dublin Airport has welcomed 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

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Ambitious Enterprise Cross-Border Rail Strategic Development Plan Launched

    Ambitious Enterprise Cross-Border Rail Strategic Development Plan Launched

Translink and Iarnród Éireann have launched an ambitious new strategic development plan for the Cross-border Enterprise Rail Service between Belfast and Dublin. Called ‘Better Connecting Dublin and Belfast’, the strategy

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Maynooth Scientist Leads €6.3 Million SFI/Industry Project in Drone Operations Research

    Maynooth Scientist Leads €6.3 Million SFI/Industry Project in Drone Operations Research

Futurists predict that drone technology will soon significantly transform our daily lives, changing how we deliver and collect goods, giving us new ways to monitor and understand the world around

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Dachser Rail Services between Europe and Asia

    Dachser Rail Services between Europe and Asia

  Dachser Rail Services between Europe and Asia With Dachser Rail Services, the global logistics provider offers an alternative to air and sea freight that has been optimized for time

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Dublin Airport Sets New Passenger Record

    Dublin Airport Sets New Passenger Record

A record-breaking 29.6 million passengers travelled through Dublin Airport last year. A significant increase in long-haul traffic, and a robust performance from continental European routes, were the main elements of

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Cork Airport Welcomes Air France

    Cork Airport Welcomes Air France

One of the biggest airlines in the world, Air France is to begin services out of Cork Airport from May, with a new Cork toParis-Charles de Gaulle route. The daily flight

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ProVision Secures a €1,000,000 Investment From Suir Valley Ventures

    ProVision Secures a €1,000,000 Investment From Suir Valley Ventures

Suir Valley Ventures, the entrepreneur-led venture capital fund, launched in February 2017, has, together with private investors, invested a combined total of €1,000,000 in ProVision Vehicle Cameras, a leading Internet

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GLS Ireland Certified According to GDP

    GLS Ireland Certified According to GDP

GLS Ireland is now certified in accordance with the Good Distribution Practice (GDP) guidelines for the transport of medicinal products. The parcel service provider meets the stringent requirements in terms

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McCulla Ireland Celebrates Successful Awards Season

    McCulla Ireland Celebrates Successful Awards Season

Specialist refrigerated transport and logistics company, McCulla Ireland, has been recognised both locally and at UK and all-Ireland industry events during the 2017 awards season.  Between May and September, the

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NTA’s Dublin Quays figures at odds with commuter experience

    NTA’s Dublin Quays figures at odds with commuter experience

New figures released this week by the National Transport Authority are at odds with feedback from commuters regarding the impact of new traffic changes in the city, according to business

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31m increase in public transport passengers since 2013

    31m increase in public transport passengers since 2013

The number of journeys on subsidised public transport and commercial bus services has increased by almost 31 million since 2013, according to recent figures released by the NTA. In 2013,

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UK firm to take over 10% of Dublin Bus routes

    UK firm to take over 10% of Dublin Bus routes

UK bus company Go-Ahead has been announced as preferred bidder for 10% of Dublin bus routes after winning a tendering competition by the National Transport Authority. The company is expected

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BusConnects could increase bus passenger numbers by 50%

    BusConnects could increase bus passenger numbers by 50%

BusConnects, a suite of initiatives to radically transform public transport in the Dublin region, has been launched by Minister for Transport Sport and Tourism Shane Ross and Anne Graham, Chief

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New cars licenses down 20% in February compared to previous month

    New cars licenses down 20% in February compared to previous month

According to the Central Statistics Office (CSO), the number of new cars licensed in Ireland in February fell by 20.2% compared to the same month a year earlier. A total

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71,647 Days Lost to Industrial Disputes in 2016

    71,647 Days Lost to Industrial Disputes in 2016

During 2016 there were 71,647 days lost to industrial disputes, according to figures released by the Central Statistics Office on

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New Car Sales Down 21 Percent in February

    New Car Sales Down 21 Percent in February

New car registration figures released on Wednesday by Motorcheck.ie show that new car sales in February 2017 have fallen 21%

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Direct Flights Between Cork and North America Announced

    Direct Flights Between Cork and North America Announced

Cork Chamber welcomed the Norwegian Air’s Thursday announcement that it will offer direct flights between Cork Airport and Providence in Rhode

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Ireland Records Lowest Annual Inflation in the Eurozone

    Ireland Records Lowest Annual Inflation in the Eurozone

Ireland’s annual inflation rate was recorded as 0.2% in January 2017, the lowest in the Euro Area which saw an inflation

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European Parliament Approves Trade Agreement with Canada

    European Parliament Approves Trade Agreement with Canada

The EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), which aims to boost goods and services trade and investment flows, was

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Dublin Airport Passenger Numbers Up Nine Percent in January

    Dublin Airport Passenger Numbers Up Nine Percent in January

Passenger numbers at Dublin Airport increased by 9% to almost 1.9 million in January, Dublin Airport announced Tuesday. Passenger volumes to

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MicksGarage.com Raises €1.5 Million for UK Market Growth

    MicksGarage.com Raises €1.5 Million for UK Market Growth

Irish online automotive parts retailer MicksGarage.com announced on Sunday the completion of a €1.5 million funding round to support further

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Ryanair Q3 Profit Falls 8 Percent to €95 Million, Traffic Grows 16 Percent

    Ryanair Q3 Profit Falls 8 Percent to €95 Million, Traffic Grows 16 Percent

Irish airline Ryanair reported on Monday that Q3 profits fell 8% to €95 million, as average fares fell by 17%

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Traceability – How to Have Your Cake and Eat It

    Traceability – How to Have Your Cake and Eat It

“Implementing a traceability system is not an expense. The benefits of traceability should outweigh the cost of implementation,” according to

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New Car Sales Down 1.75% in January, Used Imports Surge

    New Car Sales Down 1.75% in January, Used Imports Surge

New car sales in January 2017 have decreased slightly on last year with 39k units sold compared to 39.7k units

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Keep Your Fleet Costs Down

    Keep Your Fleet Costs Down

Fleet managers will tell you that vehicle telematics can cut costs and make their jobs far easier. But what exactly

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Interroll to Exhibit at Dublin Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference

    Interroll to Exhibit at Dublin Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference

Interroll, a worldwide leading producer of high-quality key products and services for internal logistics, will exhibit in Dublin at the

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Dublin Will “Grind to a Halt” Without Public Transport Investment – Chamber of Commerce

    Dublin Will “Grind to a Halt” Without Public Transport Investment – Chamber of Commerce

Dublin will grind to a halt unless the sharp rise in passengers using rail, bus and Luas is matched by

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Ryanair Records 20% Traffic Growth in December

    Ryanair Records 20% Traffic Growth in December

December Ryanair traffic grew to 9 million in December,  a 20 percent increase on the same time period the previous

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€2.77 Million Allocated in Grants for Regional Airports

    €2.77 Million Allocated in Grants for Regional Airports

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross announced on Friday that €2.77 million would be allocated in funding support

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ECJ Finds Ryanair, Aer Lingus Received State Aid

    ECJ Finds Ryanair, Aer Lingus Received State Aid

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) decided on Wednesday to reject an appeal on behalf of Aer Lingus, Ryanair, and

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2016 Set to be ‘Best Year Ever’ for Irish Tourism

    2016 Set to be ‘Best Year Ever’ for Irish Tourism

2016 is set to be the best year ever for Irish tourism, surpassing all previous records, according to Tourism Ireland

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UDG Healthcare Announces 8% Increase in Operating Profit

    UDG Healthcare Announces 8% Increase in Operating Profit

Dublin-based Healthcare services provider UDG released preliminary results of their financial year on Thursday, November 24, which showed an 8%

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India Trade Mission Sees Partnerships Signed

    India Trade Mission Sees Partnerships Signed

Enterprise Ireland’s Trade Mission to India, led by the Minister of State for Employment and Small Business Pat Breen, concluded

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14,270 Days Lost to Industrial Disputes in the Third Quarter of 2016

    14,270 Days Lost to Industrial Disputes in the Third Quarter of 2016

Figures released by the Central Statistics Office on Thursday, November 18, show that 14,270 days were lost to industrial disputes

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Minister for Employment and Small Business Leads Trade Mission to India

    Minister for Employment and Small Business Leads Trade Mission to India

The Minister for Employment and Small Business and TD for Clare, Pat Breen began a five-day trade mission to India

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Aer Lingus to Open Dublin-Miami Route

    Aer Lingus to Open Dublin-Miami Route

Aer Lingus have announced that the airline will offer direct flights from Dublin to Miami, Florida, from 1 September 2017,

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Ryanair would build new Dublin airport terminal for €200 million, says Michael O’Leary

    Ryanair would build new Dublin airport terminal for €200 million, says Michael O’Leary

Speaking at a gathering with Government ministers in attendance, Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary has offered to build a third

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Iarnród Éireann Announces Strike Warning

Iarnród Éireann union announces warning of a strike. The train drivers plan to take industrial action if they do not see improvements in their terms and conditions, such as a shorter work week.

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Bidding Settled for New Luas Project

A €368m cross-city Luas line bid was settled in a High Court challenge during the process of settling the contract.

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Hainan Airlines Discusses Direct Flights From Dublin to China

Hainan Airlines is investigating the potential for direct flights from Dublin to China.

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Dart Expansion Requires Space at Dublin Airport

Don Cunningham, the Irish Rail’s director of infrastructure stated that the Dublin Airport needs to set aside a space for the Dart line.

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Ryanair launches corporate jet charter service

Irish airline Ryanair launched a corporate jet charter service, offering a Boeing 737-700 for corporate/group hire. Ryanair’s corporate jet charter

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Irish Ferries owner posts rise in revenue

Irish Continental Group has reported a 10.5% increase in revenues and a 49.5% increase in earnings before accounting for tax,

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Norwegian airline’s Cork plans on hold

Norwegian airlines announced planned flights from Cork to the US have been postponed pending receipt of a permit to enable the flight

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500 jobs to be created by three firms

500 new jobs by three different companies have been announced for counties Dublin, Carlow, Cork and Tipperary. The majority of the

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Ryanair carries 7.5m passengers in one month

Ryanair carried a record 7.5 million passengers last month, according to the airline’s latest figures. That marks an increase in traffic

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British Airways to recruit pilots and cabin crew

British Airways has announced plans to recruit a record number of flying crew in 2016. The airline wants to hire more

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Dublin airport to create jobs to deal with record passenger numbers

Dublin Airport is to create more jobs this year as its passenger numbers hit a record 25 million in 2015. The

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IAG signs South America flight deal with LATAM

Owner of Aer Lingus, International Airlines Group (IAG) has signed a joint business agreement between British Airways, Iberia and LATAM

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