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Trumps again for Eoin Gavin Transport

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This week saw the arrival of business man billionaire, Donald Trump trumpto Shannon Airport as he paid his inaugural visit to his latest acquisition; Doonbeg Golf and Leisure resort, which is now known as Trump International Golf and Leisure Resort.

Eoin Gavin Transport was selected for the delicate task of transporting Donald Trumps personal furnishings from shannon airport to Trump international golf resort in Doonbeg.

Managing Director Eoin Gavin has warmly welcomed Trump's investment in Co Clare which he believes will have a very positive impact for local business.

A Week In the Life of An Irish Haulier

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Today I listened to a very capable Minister for Transport handling tough questions on Newstalk about the Ryanair bid for Aer Lingus. Not for the first time did I wonder at ministers who have spent so much time looking after state owned transport interests while ignoring the private road transport industry.

IRHA President Eoin Gavin on changes made in the Budget

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IRHA President Eoin Gavin and TPN Chairman Owen Cooke were today tpn logoasked for reaction to the changes made in the budget by RTE. Both gentlemen were filmed at TPN Irelands Dublin Hub based in Blanchardstown for Six One and Nine o Clock news. Eoin Gavin commented" the increase in carbon tax will drive hauliers to refuel abroad in countries like Belgium where Diesel prices are now 12 cent cheaper". Owen Cooke commented" the 2% increase in VAT will impact on retailers which ultimately affects us and will no doubt result in job losses in the transport sector"

IRHA Welcomes Recommendations made by Oireachtas Joint Committee

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The Irish Road Haulage Association (IRHA) has today, the 25th of October, welcomed photo-7bthe recommendations made by the Oireachtas Committee on Transport & Communications that an Essential User Fuel Rebate (EUR) should be introduced for the licensed haulage operator to facilitate the sectors continued contribution to our economic recovery. 

Following protracted representation by the IRHA to Government that thousands of jobs will be lost in the New Year if there is no Government action to counteract record high fuel prices, the Association is hopeful that today's Oireachtas report - which is supported by a cross party representation of TD's - will encourage Minister Noonan to make every effort to secure the current employment levels in the sector.  

Hauliers Warn Several Big Companies Could Close

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photoThe Irish Road Haulage Association has warned that several more large transport companies could go out of business before the end of the year. It said the rising cost of fuel and the availability of laundered fuel in the Irish market had brought the crisis to a "tipping point".


Cappa Pier sends its first export to Norway

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Cappa PierGOODS were exported from Cappa Pier for the first time in the history of the Kilrush pier last weekend. Clean Ireland Recycling exported 2,500 tonnes of refuse-derived fuel to Norway. The product was created at their plant in Cree.

While Cappa Pier has been utilised for trading purposes in years gone by, it was never used for exporting purposes. “It was always used for importing timber to the saw mills, Glynn’s Feeds and the seaweed factory. Other than that, I don’t think it was ever used for exporting,” Clean Ireland Recycling director John O’Donoghue told The Clare Champion.

Eoin Gavin Transport Comany receives Industry Award

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A Clare based freight and transport company has received a prestigious industry award. Longstanding employee Mairead Barrett has been awarded the TPN Outstanding Contribution Award 2010 for Eoin Gavin Transport. The company employees fifteen staff and offers a delivery service to the 32 counties and to the UK. The TPN awards are designed to raise the standards of the Freight and Logistics Industry in Ireland.

Eoin Gavin on Liveline with Joe Duffy

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JOE-DUFFYAs another large scale dumping of highly toxic diesel sludge was found abandoned on the hard shoulder of the M1 motorway just south of the border earlier today, Eoin Gavin who is President of the Road Hauliers Association rang to tell us that they had a meeting before Christmas with the Department of Finance. 

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Eoin Gavin Briefs the Irish Government (Dáil)

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DailThe Irish Road Haulage Association today, the 5th of July,provided Dail deputies with a detailedpresentation on the merits of introducing a fuel rebate scheme for the licensed, tax compliant road haulage industry.

Deputies were presented with detailed analysis of the various benefits which would be derived from a fuel rebate mechanism, in particular; Irish international hauliers refuelling their vehicles in Ireland as opposed to abroad, ‘tank tourism’ gained from foreign operators refuelling in Ireland in order to avail of the fuel rebate and by reducing the temptation to operate on washed/green fuel which is rampant in the industry at present. The IRHA has attributed a NET gain of €213mn to the exchequer through the associated benefits of introducing a fuel rebate for the road haulage industry.