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Shannon Development1959-01-282014-09-05While Shannon Development's primary reporting line is to the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Innovation, they also liaise with the Department of Tourism, Culture and Sport, Failte Ireland and Tourism Ireland in their role as the Regional Tourism Authority for the Shannon Region. Responsibility for tourism and aviation were delegated under S.I. No. 94/1987. On 5 Septemnber 2014 Shannon Development became part of Shannon Group plc and was renamed Shannon Commercial Enterprises DAC (Trading as Shannon Commercial Properties) and Shannon Developments previous enterprise support, employment development and tourism functions were transferred to the IDA, Enterprise Ireland and Fáilte Ireland. McGauran et al. 2005; http://www.shannon-dev.ie/; Shannon Free Airport Development Company Ltd. Act, 1959; www.shannongroup.ie; www.gov.ie; State Airports (Shannon Group) Act 2014; S.I. No. 396/2014
Advertising Standards Authority of Ireland1981-04-14http://www.asai.ie/
An Post1984-01-01Former subsidiaries include PostGEM. Also acts as joint owner of the Prize Bond Company, Ltd. McGauran et al. 2005; http://www.anpost.ie/AnPost; Postal and Telecommunications Services Act 1983; the National Lottery Act 1986
Irish Aviation Authority1994-01-01McGauran et al. 2005; http://www.iaa.ie/; Irish Aviation Authority Act 1993
Coillte Teoranta1989-01-01McGauran et al. 2005; http://www.coillte.ie/; The Forestry Act 1988; S.I. No. 367/1988
Youth Employment Agency1982-01-271988-01-01Merge with AnCO and National Manpower Service into FASYouth Employment Agency Act, 1981; S.I. No. 16/1982; Labour Services Act 1987; S.I. No. 248/1987
Aer Lingus1936-05-221993-12-21Aer Lingus and Aerlinte Eireann restructured in 1993 into Aer Lingus Group plc.http://www.aerlingus.com/; Air Navigation and Transport Act 1936; Air Companies (Amendment) Act, 1993
Irish Steel Holdings Limited1947-06-011996-05-01Nationalised 1947; privatised--went into receivership 1994; purchased by Irish Ispat--finalized 1996State Guarantees Act, 1954; Irish Steel Holdings Limited Act, 1960; Irish Steel Limited Act, 1996; FitzGerald, 1963; Palcic and Reeves 2007
An Foras Forbartha Teoranta1964-03-261993-08-01Operated in partnership with UN first 5 yrs. Absorbed by research unit of Environmental Protection Agency in 1993Environmental Protection Agency Act, 1992; S.I. No. 215/1993
National Development Corporation Ltd1986-06-111991-12-30Replaced National Enterprise Agency; Absorbed by Industrial Development AuthorityNational Development Corporation Act, 1986; Industrial Development (Amendment) Act, 1991
National Enterprise Agency, Ltd1980-05-161986-06-11Replaced by National Development CorporationNational Development Corporation Act, 1986; Dáil Éireann - Volume 322 - 24 June, 1980 - Written Answers. - National Enterprise Agency
Council for Education, Recruitment and Training for the Hotel Industry1963-11-072003-05-28Established by Bord Fáilte; Functions transferred to National Tourism Development Authority (Fáilte Ireland) and FETAC now has responsibility for awardsNational Tourism Development Authority Act 2003; http://web.archive.org/web/20010201150400/http://www.cert.ie/
Dairy Disposal Company, Ltd.1927-04-291972-01-013 subsidiaries-Cleeves Confectionary (Limerick) Ltd., Condensed Milk Co. of Ireland Ltd, Newmarket Dairy Co. LtdCreamery Act 1928; MacCarthaigh 2009
Fóir Teoranta1972-03-281991-04-02Replaced Taiscí Stáit Teoranta in 1972; Absorbed into Industrial Credit Corporation Public Limited Company in 1991Fóir Teoranta Act, 1972; Foir Teoranta (Amendment) Act, 1973; Fóir Teoranta (Dissolution) Act, 1990
Campus and Stadium Ireland Development Ltd.1999-12-102007-01-01Replaced by the National Sports Campus Development Authority; http://www.nscda.ie/National Sports Campus Development Act 2006
Agricultural Credit Corporation1927-09-302001-12-01Purchased by RabobankAgricultural Credit Act, 1927; Acc Bank Act, 1992; Acc Bank Act, 2001; Palcic and Reeves 2007; MacCarthaigh 2009
Industrial Credit Corporation1933-10-042001-01-01Purchased by Bank of ScotlandIndustrial Credit Act, 1933; ICC Bank Act, 1992; Palcic and Reeves 2007; FitzGerald, 1963; MacCarthaigh 2009
Great Southern Hotels1961-06-272006-08-24Nationalised in 1961 as a subsidiary of CIE, then Aer Rianta and the DAAMacCarthaigh 2009; FitzGerald, 1963; Transport Act, 1963; Dáil Éireann - Volume 203 - 28 May, 1963--Committee on Finance. - Transport Bill, 1963 [Seanad]— Second Stage; 'DAA sells Great Southern Hotels chain' RTE News, 24 August 2006
Irish National Petroleum Corporation1979-07-022001-07-16purchased by Tosco Corp.Irish National Petroleum Corporation Limited Act, 2001; http://www.dcenr.gov.ie/Energy/Oil+Supply+Division/National+Petroleum+Corporation+%28INPC%29.htm Palcic and Reeves 2007
Bord Telecom Éireann1984-01-011999-07-01Became eircom after privatisation in 1999; subsidiaries included EIRTRADE Services, Ltd., Telecommunications Investments, plc., and EIRCELL.Postal and Telecommunications Services Act, 1983; Postal and Telecommunications Services (Amendment) Act, 1999; MacCarthaigh 2009
National Film Studios of Ireland1975-06-011982-04-01Ardmore Film Studios were purchased by the Government in 1973, run by RTE until 1975 when name changed to NFSI; statutory basis in 1980; closed and went into receivership & company liquidated April 1982National Film Studios of Ireland Limited Act, 1980; Dáil Éireann - Volume 334 - 18 May, 1982--Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Ardmore Studios Closure; Dáil Éireann - Volume 340 - 02 March, 1983--Ceisteanna — Questions. Oral Answers. - National Film Studios
Nitrigin Eireann Teoranta1961-10-032008-12-01Ended up as a holding company for the state's 51% shareholding in IFI (Irish Fertilizer)Nítrigin Éireann Teoranta Acts 1963 to 2001; Dáil Éireann - Volume 588 - 06 July, 2004--Written Answers. - Departmental Agencies; Dáil Éireann - Volume 647 - 19 February, 2008--Written Answers. - Semi-State Bodies; CRO
Córas Beostoic agus Feola Teoranta1969-02-041979-10-01Replaced by Córas Beostoic agus Feola in 1979Córas Beostoic agus Feola Act, 1979
Anglo Irish Bank2009-01-212011-10-14Nationalized in 2009, and on 14 October 2011, the name of Anglo Irish Bank Corporation Limited was changed to Irish Bank Resolution Corporation Limited, trading as IBRC.Anglo-Irish Bank Corporation Act 2009; http://www.angloirishbank.ie/; Laeven & Valencia, 'Systemic Banking Crises Database: An Update', IMF Working Paper WP/12/163, p. 29.
Digital Media Development Limited2000-03-282003-07-21Dissolved and replaced by Digital Hub Development AgencyS.I. No. 220/2001; Digital Hub Development Agency Act 2003; Dáil Éireann - Volume 647 - 19 February, 2008--Written Answers. - Departmental Bodies
Agency for Personal Service Overseas1974-03-282004-01-01In 2004 APSO was merged into the Irish government’s Development Cooperation Ireland (DCI) office Dáil Éireann - Volume 482 - 12 November, 1997--Written Answers. - Non-Commercial Agencies; Dáil Éireann - Volume 642 - 22 November, 2007--Written Answers. - Departmental Agencies; http://web.archive.org/web/20020331052250/http://www.apso.ie/; Listed in McGauran et al. 2005
Irish Life Assurance Co., Ltd1939-03-151991-07-01Former subsidiaries include Irish Estates, Ltd. and IlascoInsurance Act 1936; Insurance Amendment Act 1938; Palcic and Reeves 2007
Córas Tráchtála Teoranta1951-06-011959-09-01Replaced by Córas Tráchtála (Irish Export Board)Export Promotion Act, 1959; Dáil Éireann - Volume 176 - 09 July, 1959--Export Promotion Bill, 1959—Second Stage; IPA Yearbook 1967
Erin Foods1963-08-201990-01-01Subsidiary of Irish SugarSugar Manufacture (Amendment) Act, 1962; S.I. No. 195/1965; McCarthaigh 2009
Press Council of Ireland2007-11-06Independent press regulation body; prior to 2006, similar functions were exercised by the Press Industry Steering Committee (2004-2006), which proposed the creation of the Press Council of Ireland and election of the Press OmbudsmanCRO lists date of registration as 06/11/08; see also http://www.pressombudsman.ie/ (which has 1 Jan 08 as start)
Office of the Press Ombudsman2008-01-01Prior to 2006, similar functions were exercised by the Press Industry Steering Committee (2004-2006), which proposed the creation of the Press Council of Ireland and election of the Press Ombudsmanhttp://www.pressombudsman.ie/
Irish Shipping Ltd1941-03-211984-11-14Irish Shipping Limited Act, 1947; Dáil Éireann - Volume 353 - 14 November, 1984--Irish Shipping Limited: Motion
Ceimicí Teoranta1947-01-291986-07-30Monarchana Alcóil na hÉireann, Teoranta under 1938 Act; change of name under Industrial Alcohol (Amendment) Act, 1947; went into liquidation in 1986.Industrial Alcohol (Amendment) Act, 1947; '£4.5m. losses force closure of Ceimici Teo' Irish Independent, 31 July 1986
Monarchana Alcóil na hÉireann, Teoranta1938-11-111947-01-29Replaced Industrial Alcohol Advisory Board, replaced by Ceimicí TeorantaIndustrial Alcohol Act, 1938; Industrial Alcohol (Amendment) Act, 1947
Turf Development Board, Ltd.1934-07-161946-06-21Replaced by Bord na MónaTurf (Use and Development) Act, 1936; Turf Development Act, 1946
Min-Fhéir Teo (II)1960-05-011982-01-01Re-formed version of Min-Fheir (I); liquidated in 1982, see Irish Times 05/05/00Grass Meal (Production) Acts, 1959 and 1969; FitzGerald, 1963; Irish Times 05/05/00
Kilkenny Design Workshops Ltd1963-04-191988-11-01Transferred to Kilkenny Civic Trust in Nov 1988Kilkenny Design Workshops Limited Act, 1982; Seanad Éireann - Volume 119 - 26 May, 1988--Adjournment Matter. - Kilkenny Design Workshops
Tea Importers Ltd1958-01-011973-07-02Replaced Tea Importers (Eire) Ltd.; disbanded in 1973 to conform to EEC regulations - large shareholdings were sold and the resulting company was restructured as the Irish Bank of Commerce Ltd.Tea (Purchase and Importation) Act, 1958; Aylmer, D., 'Tea for the Irish' in the Tea & Coffee Trade Journal, Jun. 1999; Seanad Éireann - Volume 49 - 16 April, 1958--Tea (Purchase and Importation) Bill, 1957—Second Stage; 'Jessel taking stake in Tea Importers group' Irish Independent, 3 July 1973; 'Tea Importers (1958) Limited' Announcement, The Irish Press, 4 October, 1973
Flax Development Board, Ltd.1943-02-161949-04-07Dáil Éireann - Volume 94 - 14 June, 1944--Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - The Flax Board; Dáil Éireann - Volume 97 - 12 July, 1945--Written Answers. - State Companies; Dáil Éireann - Volume 119 - 15 March, 1950--Committee on Finance. - Flax Act, 1936 (Suspension) Bill, 1950—Committee Stage; 'Farming Since the Famine' CSO, 1997; 'Flax Board for Eire Set Up' Irish Times, 17 Feb. 1943; 'Flax Board Activities Come to End' Irish Independent, 7 April 1949
Animal Feeding Stuffs (Éire) Ltd1939-11-201950-09-01PQ Co Reg No 9887; Dáil Éireann - Volume 79 - 06 March, 1940--Vote 71—Office of the Minister for Supplies; Dáil Éireann - Volume 101 - 04 June, 1946--Committee on Finance. - Vote 29—Agriculture; legal notice in Irish Times 22 August 1950
Mianrai Teoranta1945-06-011955-01-01Amalgamation of the former Slieveardagh Coalfield Development Company Limited and the Minerals Exploration and Development Company, LimitedMinerals Company Acts, 1945 & 1947
Minerals Exploration and Development Company, Limited1941-09-011945-06-01Death by merge into Mianrai TeorantaMinerals Exploration and Development Company Act, 1941; Minerals Company Act, 1945
Slieveardagh Coalfield Development Company Limited1941-05-201945-06-01Merge into Mianrai TeorantaSlievardagh Coalfield Development Act, 1941; Minerals Company Act, 1945
Min-Fhéir Teo (I)1954-03-051956-01-01Grass Meal (Production) Act, 1953; Dáil Éireann - Volume 158 - 26 June, 1956; Written Answers; Dáil Éireann - Volume 241 - 09 July, 1969
Dublin Rheumatism Clinic Association1942-10-011978-09-07S.I. No. 135/1980; FitzGerald, 1963; IPA Yearbooks
Irish News Agency1950-03-201957-07-15Irish News Agency Act, 1949; Dáil Éireann - Volume 162 - 25 June, 1957--Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Irish News Agency; Horgan, J. (2001)'Irish media: a critical history since 1922', London: Routledge; 'News Agency's Directors' Fees' Irish Times, 21 March 1950; 'Irish News Agency Closes Down' Irish Times, 16 July 1957
Timber Importers Ltd1939-11-201950-04-01Imported Timber (Maximum Prices) (No. 15) Orders 1947-1949; Dáil Éireann - Volume 135 - 04 December, 1952--Adoption Bill, 1952—From Seanad. - Supplies and Services (Temporary Provisions) Act, 1946 (Continuance) Bill, 1952—Second Stage (Resumed); Irish Times 10 Aug 1949
Temple Bar Cultural Trust1990-10-242014-01-01Dissolved, in April 2013 the Board of the Temple Bar Cultural Trust requested that Dublin City Council (the Shareholder) begin the process of winding down the Trust and for the council to take over the responsibilities, functions and assets of the Trust. http://www.templebar.ie/; www.discoverireland.ie/Arts-Culture-Heritage/temple-bar-cultural-trust-and-temple-bar-cultural-information-centre/31040; www.irishtimes.com/culture/council-assumes-full-control-of-temple-bar-cultural-trust-1.1712075
Bord Gáis Éireann Teoranta1975-04-181976-09-13Replaced by Bord Gáis Éireann Gas Act, 1976; Dáil Éireann - Volume 291 - 15 June, 1976--Return to Writs: North-East Donegal and Dublin South-West. - Gas Bill, 1976: Second Stage
Board of Control for Mechanical Betting in Ireland1930-01-181945-06-22Replaced by Racing Board in 1945Racing Board and Racecourses Act, 1945; Seanad Éireann - Volume 29 - 18 April, 1945--Racing Board and Racecourses Bill, 1945—Second Stage; 'Betting in Ireland' The Straits Times, 29 March 1930.
Aerlinte Eireann Teoranta1947-02-221993-12-21In 1993 Aer Lingus and Aerlinte were restructured into Aer Lingus Group plc.Dáil Éireann - Volume 358 - 16 May, 1985--Written Answers. - State and Semi-State Bodies; Dáil Éireann - Volume 437 - 15 December, 1993--Air Companies (Amendment) Bill, 1993: Committee Stage
National Car Testing Service Ltd.2000-01-04S.I. No. 481/1998; S.I. No. 395/1999; http://www.ncts.ie/
State Agencies Development Cooperation Organisation1979-05-251992-01-01First set up (Sept) 1975 as coordinating forum, did not have formal status until 1979, when it was registered with the CRO.Seanad Éireann - Volume 89 - 31 May, 1978--Joint Committee on State-Sponsored Bodies: Motion.
Skillnet Ireland Ltd.1998-12-17Formerly known as Skillnets Ltd., changed name to Skillnet Ireland in 2018http://www.skillnets.ie/; Seanad Éireann - Volume 187 - 24 October, 2007--Education and Training: Motion; www.skillnetireland.ie
Sealúchais Árachais Teoranta1985-03-152014-10-05Sealuchais Árachais Teoranta (SAT), a statutory company under the Insurance (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1985 was a non-trading holding company for Icarom plc (formerly the Insurance Corporation of Ireland) under administration. Insurance (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1985; Markets in Financial Instruments and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2007; Dáil Éireann - Volume 647 - 13 February, 2008--Written Answers. - Departmental Bodies; https://www.kildarestreet.com/wrans/?id=2018-01-23a.292
Aerlód Teoranta1964-07-072001-09-11Subsidiary of CIÉS.I. No. 95/1964; Seanad Éireann - Volume 57 - 13 May, 1964--Report of Joint Committee on Standing Orders (Private Business). - Transport Act, 1950 (Additional Powers) Order, 1964: Motion of Confirmation
Repak Ltd.1996-02-01http://www.repak.ie/; Dáil Éireann - Volume 474 - 29 January, 1997--Adjournment Debate. - Waste Management Crisis; S.I. No. 242/1997; S.I. No. 798/2007
National Dairy Publicity Council1964-06-181973-01-01The Council changed from a semi-state body to an industry-financed organisation in 1973 subsequent to Ireland joining the EEC.Dáil Éireann - Volume 226 - 15 February, 1967--Written Answers. - State-Sponsored Bodies; http://www.ndc.ie/about/history.asp
Dublin United Transport Company, Limited1941-03-251945-01-01Replaced Dublin United Tramways CompanyTransport Act, 1944; Murphy, F. 'Dublin Trams 1872-1959', Dublin Historical Record Vol. 33, No. 1 (Dec., 1979), pp. 2-9; 'Buses best form of travel' Irish Times, 26 March 1941
Dublin United Tramways Company1896-09-011941-03-25Replaced by Dublin United Transport Company when trams were replaced by busesDublin United Tramways (Omnibus Services) Act, 1925; Murphy, F. 'Dublin Trams 1872-1959', Dublin Historical Record Vol. 33, No. 1 (Dec., 1979), pp. 2-9; 'Buses best form of travel' Irish Times, 26 March 1941
National Building Advisory Council1963-05-011969-07-22The Council was established in May, 1963. It was incorporated as a Company on 15th December, 1964 under the Companies Act, 1963. Eventually absorbed into An Foras Forbartha. Dáil Éireann - Volume 226 - 15 February, 1967--Written Answers. - State-Sponsored Bodies; Dáil Éireann - Volume 221 - 16 March, 1966--Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Building Advisory Council; Dáil Éireann - Volume 231 - 06 December, 1967--Committee on Finance. - Vote 26—Local Government (Resumed); CRO
Irish Bank Resolution Corporation Limited2011-10-142013-02-07After the transfer of the business of Irish Nationwide Building Society (INBS) to Anglo Irish Bank Corporation Limited on 1 July 2011, the Bank’s name was changed to Irish Bank Resolution Corporation Limited, and it traded as IBRC until going into special liquidation on 7 February 2013.http:/​/​www.ibrc.ie/​Media_centre/​IBRC_news/​Press_Releases/​Press_Release_Pages/​Change_of_Name_%E2%80%93_Anglo_Irish_Bank_Corporation_Limited.html; Irish Bank Resolution Corporation Act 2013; S.I. No. 36/2013; CRO, Registered Company No. 22045
Irish Life Ltd.2011-03-312013-07-18The Minister for Finance had a 100% direct shareholding in Irish Life and its subsidiary companies. Irish Life was sold in July 2013 to Canada’s Great-West Lifeco. Statement by the Dept of Finance: http://finance.gov.ie/viewdoc.asp?DocID=7295; Laeven & Valencia, 'Systemic Banking Crises Database: An Update', IMF Working Paper WP/12/163, p. 29.; 'State closes €1.3 billion sale of Irish Life to Canada’s Great-West Lifeco', Irish Times, 19 July 2013
Allied Irish Bank2011-04-01The Irish State has been AIB majority shareholder since April 2011 through the National Pension Reserve Fund (now Irish Strategic Investment Fund). The Educational Building Society (EBS) was taken into state ownership through absorption into AIB on 1 July 2011. In 2017, the Shareholding and Financial Advisory Division (SFAD) planned and implemented an Initial Public Offering (IPO) of a portion of the State’s shares in AIB, listing the stock on the premium segment of the Irish and London stock exchanges. The IPO resulted in the sale of 28.75% of the banks ordinary shares (including a greenshoe mechanism) and recouped €3.4 billion for the Irish exchequer. The State now retains about 71% of the bank’s Ordinary Shares.Written answers - Banks Recapitalisation, Wednesday, 20 June 2012, Dáil Éireann Debate, Vol. 769 No. 2; Written Answers - Banking Sector Regulation, Thursday, 29 March 2012, Dáil Éireann Debate, Vol. 761 No. 2; National Pension Reserve Fund Annual Report 2010; http://www.aib.ie/; 'State's Shareholding in Banks' www.gov.ie/en/publication/066a28-banks/
Irish Water2013-03-29Water Services Act 2013; S.I. No. 108/2013; http://www.water.ie/; CRO Registered Company No. 530363
Microfinance Ireland2012-09-27Microenterprise Loan Fund Act 2012; http://microfinanceireland.ie/; http://www.sff.ie/; CRO No. 516555
Gas Networks Ireland2014-06-03Gas Regulation Act 2013; S.I. No. 229/2014
Home Building Finance Ireland2018-12-05www.hbfi.ie; Home Building Finance Ireland Act 2018; S.I. No. 518/2018
Permanent TSB Group Holdings p.l.c2011-07-26In 2011, Permanent TSB p.l.c received significant support from the Irish State in the context of the financial crisis. As a result of these State support measures, the Minister for Finance of Ireland then became the owner of 99.2% of the issued ordinary shares of the Company. In April 2015, this interest reduced to 74.92% following the successful completion of a €400m equity capital raise, an open offer take up for €2m and through the sale by the Minister for Finance of 21.8 million shares.www.permanenttsbgroup.ie; www.permanenttsbgroup.ie/media/press-releases/2011/26-07-2011; www.assets.gov.ie/5907/220119171401-73204346db4a45f9b88b0b4cd64066a7.pdf; www.gov.ie/en/publication/066a28-banks/; Credit Institutions (Stabilisation) Act 2010
Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland2014-09-12The Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland (SBCI) was established in 2014 to avail of both national and international funding for the purpose of making low-cost credit available to Irish small and medium enterprises (SMEs). Credit is provided through on-lending partners who, in turn, lend directly to SMEsStrategic Banking Corporation of Ireland Act 2014 (No 22 of 2014); https://sbci.gov.ie/about-us; https://core.cro.ie/e-commerce/company/582344
Hospitals Trust (1940) Limited1940-01-011987-03-01The Irish Hospital Sweepstakes was established in 1930 and was promoted by a private company, Hospitals' Trust (1940) Limited, in pursuance of a 'standing agreement' with a sweepstake committee appointed by the governing bodies of various hospitals. The Hospitals' Trust Fund was used to channel the net proceeds of the sweepstakes to hospitals for capital purposes. Statutory responsibility for the Hospitals' Trust Fund was with the Minister for Health and that for the running of the sweepstakes by Hospitals' Trust (1940) Limited with the Minister for Justice. The company's operations were opaque in certain respects. It went into voluntary liquidation in 1987, having failed to secure the contract for the new National LotteryPublic Hospitals Act 1933 (No. 18 of 1933); Public Hospitals (Amendment) Act 1990 (No. 30 of 1990); https://www.oireachtas.ie/en/debates/debate/dail/2000-06-29/27/?highlight%5B0%5D=hospitals&highlight%5B1%5D=trust&highlight%5B2%5D=1940; https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/follow-the-money-the-hidden-tale-of-greed-behind-the-first-irish-hospitals-sweepstakes-and-where-those-millions-went-39748023.html; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irish_Hospitals%27_Sweepstake
Land Development Agency (II)2022-03-31The Land Development Agency (II) is the successor to the prior Land Development Agency, reconstituted and conferred with expanded functions Land Development Agency Act 2021 (No. 26 of 2021); S.I. No. 143/2022
Irish Air Navigation Service2023-05-01The Irish Air Navigation Service was established to perform a number of functions with respect to the operation and management of air navigation in Irish and other airspace. The IANS assumed certain functions of the Irish Aviation Authority Part 2 of the Air Navigation and Transport Act 2022 (No. 40 of 2022); S.I. No. 218/2023; https://core.cro.ie/e-commerce/company/5035589