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Ireland West Airport and Connolly's CUPRA Sligo announce new partnership


Ireland West Airport are delighted to announce a new partnership with Connolly’s CUPRA Sligo who are the new Official Partner of Ireland West Airport. This collaboration will see two established and trusted West of Ireland businesses come together as part of an exciting new partnership. 

Launched in 2018, the CUPRA brand joined Connolly Motor Group in 2021 as the newest addition to the ever growing family business. Established in 1939 in Ballina, Co. Mayo Connolly’s is now the largest Irish family-owned Motor Group with 12 dealerships across the West of Ireland.

Paul Lavin, General Manager of Connolly’s CUPRA Sligo said, ‘We are very proud to work with such a successful airport and this is a very positive partnership for us. This is a very exciting time in the Motor Industry, with innovation reaching new levels and with aviation making a huge comeback this year, we feel that these two trusted local brands go perfectly together. CUPRA is really shifting the market, mixing performance and electrification to take its journey into a new era.’

Donal Healy, Head of Marketing, Ireland West Airport, commented, ‘We are delighted to partner with yet another fantastic West of Ireland brand in Connolly Motor Group. Supporting and working with local West of Ireland companies is hugely important to the airport and we are delighted to welcome the Connolly Motor Group team as the airport’s new official car partner. We look forward to working with the team on a range of exciting initiatives over the coming months and years.’

CUPRA is a brand from the SEAT Group, based on the contemporary design and sporty performance of its electrified models. 

Ireland West Airport the main international air access gateway for the West, North West and Midland regions of Ireland.