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DAA Managing Director Vincent Harrison, Michael Wright Marqette Director, Fingal Chamber President Siobhan Kinsella, Fingal Mayor David O'Connor, Fingal Chamber CEO Tony Lambert and Chief Executive Paul Reid

DAA Managing Director Vincent Harrison, Michael Wright Marqette Director, Fingal Chamber President Siobhan Kinsella, Fingal Mayor David O'Connor, Fingal Chamber CEO Tony Lambert and Chief Executive Paul Reid

DAA Managing Director Vincent Harrison, Michael Wright Marqette Director, Fingal Chamber President Siobhan Kinsella, Fingal Mayor David O'Connor, Fingal Chamber CEO Tony Lambert and Chief Executive Paul Reid

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The Mayor of Fingal had his trusty scissors at the ready to formally launch 'Marqette' the new food market and bar at Dublin Airport which is bringing 100 new jobs to the airport campus.

Marqette, the new food market and bar in Dublin Airport, was delighted and honoured to have Cllr David O'Connor (Mayor of Fingal Council), Paul Reid (Chief Executive, Fingal County Council), Siobhan Kinsella (President of the Fingal Dublin Chamber of Commerce), and Michael Wright (Director, Marqette) on hand to perform the honours.

The Mayor and invited guests were shown around this exciting new venture in Terminal One Dublin Airport and were suitably impressed with everything the new food market has to offer to passengers.

Since the doors were first opened in September, Marqette has been very warmly received with over 200,000 customers to date using the new facility.

With a highly experienced and qualified team Marqette, Dublin Airport, is ready and waiting to help customers begin their journey within Dublin Airport.

The Mayor of Fingal, Cllr. David O'Connor said: 'The creation of 100 new jobs by Marqette is fantastic news for Fingal and a boost to the reputation of Fingal as a growing hub for new companies.

'It is companies like Marqette that are leading the charge in Ireland's recovery. Creating jobs at home, especially at a local level, promotes business confidence within the Fingal region.'

Paul Reid, Chief Executive of Fingal County Council: 'As part of Fingal County Council's enhanced role in supporting economic development and our vision for Fingal as 'the place of choice to live, work, visit and do business in Ireland', we are delighted that a company such as Marqette has such a significant presence at the Airport, employing many people and demonstrating confidence in Fingal as a location to invest in and do business.'

'Marqette is a fantastic addition to Dublin Airport and is another major improvement to the overall customer experience in Terminal 1,' said Dublin Airport Managing Director, Vincent Harrison.

He added: 'Not only is Marqette contributing to the local economy by employing people from neighbouring areas, it is also expected to generate more than €4.25 million worth of annual sales for the agri-business sector and food producers in North County Dublin by using locally sourced produce.'

Siobhan Kinsella, President Fingal Dublin Chamber said: 'It is fantastic to welcome this quality business investment in Fingal.

'The quality offering of Marqette adds to the attractiveness of the offering of our International Airport and also to good quality sustainable employment in the area.'

She added: 'The Chamber would like to congratulate Michael and the management team on their continued success.'

Marqette Director, Michael Wright, paid tribute to the 'talent, drive, innovation and success of the business community in the Fingal Dublin Region'.

He said: 'A key element of Ireland's strategy is to grow indigenous Irish companies on a local level.

'Marqette is a great example of a highly innovative Irish company that is recognised for its excellent customer services.

'I look forward to continuing to develop Marqette as we grow our business footprint and continue to create much-needed jobs here in Ireland.'

Marqette is located in T1 at Dublin Airport.


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