An Ennis aviation entrepreneur is to be honoured with an alumni award at NUI Galway.
Dómhnal Slattery is the founder of Avolon, which is now the third largest aircraft leasing firm worldwide, by fleet value.
The firm, which was established in 2010, made over €1 billion in profits last year alone.
His alma mater NUI Galway has named him as the winner of the Alumni Award for Business and Commerce for 2019.
Dómhnal will be presented with the award at a gala banquet on April 13th.