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RENUA Ireland have announced that their Mayo candidate in the forthcoming General Election will be Michael Farrington. Mr Farrington, who is based in the Mayo East area of the constituency, said in the wake of his nomination that his objective was to build on the strengths this unique part of the country has.
They say that some of the metal moulds for the original DeLorean cars now lie in the bottom of the sea off Connemara, having been bought in the bankruptcy sale as scrap by some fisherman who wanted to secure his lobster nets to the floor of the bay. Imagine that. The mould for the cars deemed the world’s sexiest, so much so that they could pass as contemporary in a movie that spammed three decades, used as scrap. Shiny enticements to lobsters on their last journey. And as those crustaceans walk slowly towards the cages that will transport them to the boiling waters of a posh eaterie, one hopes they tap those moulds and say, thanks for the memories. And if that urban myth is true, then today those moulds are unaware that the whole world is talking about them. For just one day. Unaware of the mayhem above the choppy waters that trap them there. They are the focus of international attention because of Marty McFly.
The growth potential of rail freight, and the air cargo business to and from the west were highlighted at the Supply Chain Ireland seminar, an initiative of the Irish Exporters Association held at the McWilliam Park Hotel, Claremorris, recently. Under the theme ‘The Past, Present and Future of the Supply Chain in the West’, expert speakers from businesses, and individuals relating to improving and increasing efficiencies of the supply chain network, addressed the various benefits and challenges exporting manufacturers experience during the course of their daily business.
The news that Ireland West Airport Knock has been given the green light by the European Commission for State aid under Core Airport Management Operational Expenditure (OPEX) Scheme and a Regional Airports Capital Expenditure Grant (CAPEX) has been welcomed by warmly by the Government TDs in the county.