Profits at Shannon Foynes Port hit a record €4.3 million last year.
That’s according to the State-owned company’s annual results.
They show that turnover rose 5.7% last year to €14 million, and pre-tax profit grew by just under 5% to €4.3 million in 2017 from €4.1 million the previous year.
Shannon Foynes Port says these are the highest profits that the company has earned in its history.
The quantity of cargo handled rose 4% to 11.3 million tons; that’s up 18% in the past three years.