Newsround: Top stories at 5.30pm

The top Irish and international business stories including the separation of Shannon from the DAA, an extended VAT break for tourism sector and another bid for Eircom.

9th May, 2012
Fresh bid reportedly made for Eircom

The top Irish and international business stories at 5.30 pm:

**Hutchison Whampoa** is understood to have renewed its bid for Eircom, this time without the conditions that led to its being turned down last time.

**The government has decided to separate Shannon Airport** from the Dublin Airport Authority and bring it together with Shannon Development, it has been announced.

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