Dublin Airport runs dry as Thomas Read loses licence

Dublin Airport’s eight bars were closed for most of the day yesterday, after the Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) revoked the troubled Thomas Read Group’s licence, and awarded it to a consortium that includes Senate chairman Donie Cassidy.

2nd May, 2009

Dublin Airport’s eight bars were closed for most of the day yesterday, after the Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) revoked the troubled Thomas Read Group’s licence, and awarded it to a consortium that includes Senate chairman Donie Cassidy.

Atwell, a subsidiary of The Thomas Read Group, had a contract to operate the licences at all the airport’s bars, but the company is currently in receivership.

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