Dublin Airport Authority plc (DAA) (Irish: Údaras Aerfort Bhaile Átha Cliath cpt) is the state-owned airport authority in Ireland. With a head office on the grounds of Dublin Airport in Fingal, County Dublin, the authority also owned the Great Southern Hotels which had nine sites throughout the island of Ireland (until its sale in 2006) and international investments are held by Aer Rianta International. The authority runs Dublin Airport and controls the Cork Airport Authority and the Shannon Airport Authority which are responsible for Cork Airport and Shannon Airport.
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