ESB International HQ

The headquarters of ESB International is one of three large modern corporate office space developments known as Dublin Airport Central situated opposite Terminal 2.

Turning The Sod

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar with Transport Minister Shane Ross and daa chief executive Dalton Philips turning the sod for the new North Runway at Dublin Airport.

Old Central Bank Building

The former Irish Central Bank building in Dublin’s Dame Street remains an iconic landmark in the city centre. Designed by the renowned Irish architect Sam Stephenson, it was the focus of much criticism and discontent in 1970s Dublin. Many people disliked the size of the building and felt its appearance was radically out of step with the character of the …

Chupi Sweetman, Jewellery Designer

Chupi needs no introduction to lovers of finely-crafted modern jewellery in Ireland and around the world. As one of Ireland’s most successful jewellery designers, she creates precious handmade rings, necklaces, earrings and bracelets for fashion-conscious customers in no fewer than 64 countries. Chupi – and yes, that is her real name – says her work is the result of being …

Canadian Hurling – Failte Ireland

Who says hurling is difficult? Lidwina Kwan, of the Toronto Travel Agent Next Door, wasn’t long in picking up some of the basics during a Failte Ireland workshop attended by representatives of 55 Irish tourism businesses and 18 Canadian tour operators at Johnstown Estate. Mind you, she had a pretty good tutor in Cormac O Donnchu, of Experience Gaelic Games, …

United Airlines Dreamliner

There’s always something special about that instant when the rubber hits the tarmac and the first physical contact is made, especially with a new airline route. In this case, it was the arrival of the new United Airlines Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner on its inaugural flight from Newark, New Jersey. Airport people will tell you that, no matter how long they …