Lowry's US Open nosedived but HNA is full of eastern promise for Dublin Airport

There is now a serious opportunity to soar into the east, writes Fearghal O'Connor

22nd June, 2016
A crestfallen Lowry Pic: Getty

When Shane Lowry walked off the 18th green at Oakmount near Pittsburgh on Sunday evening he had a haunted look.

The reason for the quick exit from Oakmount by Lowry and his golfing buddies was to attend, as the star attractions, a corporate event hosted by a massive but barely known Chinese conglomerate, HNA. It no doubt paid a pretty penny to fly in its high profile guests but anyone who has watched its €15...

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