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Europcar boss fights for airport R&D plan

Colm Menton is challenging the council's planning rejection of his R&D facility

Killian Woods

Business reporter

3rd November, 2019

Car hire entrepreneur Colm Menton has taken the fight to Fingal County Council in a bid to overturn the local authority’s decision to reject his Dublin Airport research and development (R&D) facility.

Menton, who set up the Irish Europcar franchise, lodged plans in January to construct two new buildings which would span a combined 15,000 sq m. The R&D complex, which would be based on the Collinstown Cross Industrial Estate on...

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