Minister Killeen Congratulates Shannon Development On LAMA Award

Released on: January 21, 2008, 6:39 am

Press Release Author: Mark Dunphy/Dunphy Public Relations

Industry: Government

Press Release Summary: County Clare, IRELAND, 21st January 2008 – Minister of State
and Clare T.D., Mr. Tony Killeen today congratulated Shannon Development on being
named one of the principal winners at the Local Authority Members’ Association
(LAMA) Awards in the City West Hotel, Dublin.

Press Release Body: The Regional Development Agency received the ‘Best Marina
Development’ award at the event, which recognises excellence in the delivery of
services at Local Government, City and Council level. Awards were granted in 23
categories covering a wide range of activities.

“I am delighted that Shannon Development has been recognised for its work, to date,
on the Kilrush Marina project”, commented Minister Killeen.

He added, “The aim of the LAMA awards is to reward individuals, initiatives and
private companies for outstanding contributions and projects of benefit to the
community. This is especially applicable to Shannon Development’s ongoing work on
the marina at Kilrush, a town that boasts a proud and ancient maritime tradition.”

In early 2007, Shannon Development identified a preferred developer in relation to
the future development of the Kilrush Marina and surrounding landbank. The project
will involve a total overall investment of €50m to be developed over three phases
and will include: doubling the berthage capacity of the marina and upgrading of
marina facilities to international standard; development of marina holiday homes and
residential accommodation; new hotel with leisure and conference facilities; retail
/ commercial park and office accommodation.

The Local Authority Members’ Association (LAMA) represents elected Councillors
nationwide. For more on the Local Authority Members’ Association Awards log on to


Notes to Editor:
- For further information please contact Mark Dunphy of Dunphy Public Relations on
00353868534900 or
- High resolution image of Minister Killeen available on request

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Contact Details: Mark Dunphy

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