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#Ash Cloud

# ash-cloud - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

Clash of the Ash (Wednesday): 16 hurleys that paid for their sins
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# Ash Cloud

Clash of the Ash (Wednesday): 16 hurleys that paid for their sins

Feb 10th 2016, 7:22 PM 12,121 Views 4 Comments

Something’s got to give in elite hurling.

# ash-cloud - Thursday 23 April, 2015

Chile volcano erupts for first time in decades
# Emergency
# Emergency

Chile volcano erupts for first time in decades

Apr 23rd 2015, 7:30 AM 14,155 Views 9 Comments

The volcano has not erupted in 43 years.

# ash-cloud - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Iceland evacuates tourists over heightened volcano eruption risk
# Volcano
# Volcano

Iceland evacuates tourists over heightened volcano eruption risk

Aug 20th 2014, 1:20 PM 27,805 Views 58 Comments

The Irish Aviation Authority has told TheJournal.ie it is ‘closely monitoring’ the situation.

# ash-cloud - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Clash of the Ash (Wednesday): 15 hurleys that paid for their sins
# Ash Cloud
From The42
# Ash Cloud

Clash of the Ash (Wednesday): 15 hurleys that paid for their sins

Mar 5th 2014, 6:03 PM 7,919 Views 10 Comments

When commitment and sport combine, wood is liable to shatter.

# ash-cloud - Monday 19 August, 2013

Photos: Clean-up begins after volcanic eruption in Japan coats city in ash
# Japan
# Japan

Photos: Clean-up begins after volcanic eruption in Japan coats city in ash

Aug 19th 2013, 2:00 PM 10,690 Views 8 Comments

The eruption yesterday spewed a plume 5,000 meters into the air.

# ash-cloud - Friday 29 March, 2013

Photos: Exhibition examines daily lives destroyed by Vesuvius
# Pompeii
# Pompeii

Photos: Exhibition examines daily lives destroyed by Vesuvius

Mar 29th 2013, 8:15 AM 6,630 Views 4 Comments

The exhibition in the British Museum in central London seeks to shed light on the everyday lives of the people killed in Pompeii and Herculaneum in 79AD.

# ash-cloud - Friday 8 March, 2013

Mount Etna flash eruption lights up Sicilian sky
# Italy
# Italy

Mount Etna flash eruption lights up Sicilian sky

Mar 8th 2013, 7:40 AM 10,632 Views 11 Comments

Raw footage from Italy’s most active volcano this week.

# ash-cloud - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

Clash of the Ash (Wednesday): 10 hurls that paid for their sins
# Holy War
From The42
# Holy War

Clash of the Ash (Wednesday): 10 hurls that paid for their sins

Feb 13th 2013, 11:32 AM 5,460 Views 7 Comments

When commitment and sport combine, wood is liable to shatter.

# ash-cloud - Thursday 31 January, 2013

Ryanair loses ECJ case on reimbursing costs for stranded passengers
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

Ryanair loses ECJ case on reimbursing costs for stranded passengers

Jan 31st 2013, 11:09 AM 7,932 Views 31 Comments

The court ruling could have wide-ranging implications for air carriers and their passengers.

# ash-cloud - Friday 23 March, 2012

Blow for Ryanair as ECJ set to uphold ash cloud challenge
# Ash Cloud
# Ash Cloud

Blow for Ryanair as ECJ set to uphold ash cloud challenge

Mar 23rd 2012, 10:30 AM 1,718 Views 7 Comments

The ECJ’s advocate-general is likely to uphold a complaint from a Dubliner whose flight was cancelled during the 2010 disruption.

# ash-cloud - Thursday 5 January, 2012

Minor eruptions at Mount Etna mark first activity of 2012
# Vulcanology
# Vulcanology

Minor eruptions at Mount Etna mark first activity of 2012

Jan 5th 2012, 6:09 PM 4,610 Views 11 Comments

Sicilians woke up to see plumes of smoke from the active volcano this morning, though there has been no flight disruption.

# ash-cloud - Thursday 27 October, 2011

Not this again... New seismic activity underneath Icelandic volcano
# History Repeating?
# History Repeating?

Not this again... New seismic activity underneath Icelandic volcano

Oct 27th 2011, 9:31 PM 4,088 Views 17 Comments

Seriously? Seriously?! There’s been a new cluster of minor earthquakes underneath Katla, which is bigger than Eyjafjallajokull.

# ash-cloud - Tuesday 21 June, 2011

Flights grounded as the ash cloud returns to Australia
# Ash Cloud
# Ash Cloud

Flights grounded as the ash cloud returns to Australia

Jun 21st 2011, 11:01 AM 337 Views 2 Comments

Flights in and out of Melbourne, Sydney and Canberra cancelled as the Chilean volcano strikes again.

# ash-cloud - Sunday 5 June, 2011

New volcanic ash cloud threatens flight disruptions (in South America)
# Chile
# Chile

New volcanic ash cloud threatens flight disruptions (in South America)

Jun 5th 2011, 2:31 PM 509 Views 1 Comment

The Puyehue volcano has been dormant for decades – and its latest eruption has forced 3,500 to evacuate their homes.

# ash-cloud - Thursday 26 May, 2011

Flight restrictions across Europe lifted as the ash cloud threat abates
# Ash Cloud
# Ash Cloud

Flight restrictions across Europe lifted as the ash cloud threat abates

May 26th 2011, 7:40 AM 220 Views 2 Comments

Passengers breathe a sigh of relief as the skies look clear for the next 36 hours at least. Ryanair, Aer Lingus and all the major carriers are operating normal schedules.

# ash-cloud - Wednesday 25 May, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

May 25th 2011, 8:12 PM 516 Views 0 Comments

All the day’s news – as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed, including: destruction of smallpox virus stocks delayed; ash cloud woes ease; and two men injured in shooting at Dublin pub.

Take 5: Wednesday
# Take 5
# Take 5

Take 5: Wednesday

May 25th 2011, 4:53 PM 674 Views 2 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

German airports reopen as ash cloud dissipates
# Ash Cloud
# Ash Cloud

German airports reopen as ash cloud dissipates

May 25th 2011, 4:01 PM 192 Views 0 Comments

Air traffic has resumed over Germany after the threat from volcanic ash forced airlines to cancel flights earlier today. Meanwhile, the Irish Aviation Authority says there will be no impact on Irish airspace for at least the next 48 hours.

Air travel relief as Grimsvotn volcano stops erupting
# Ash Cloud
# Ash Cloud

Air travel relief as Grimsvotn volcano stops erupting

May 25th 2011, 12:39 PM 641 Views 2 Comments

The volcano causing air travel difficulties across Europe stopped eruptions this morning, says Iceland’s Met Office.

Ryanair’s test flight claims disputed by experts
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

Ryanair’s test flight claims disputed by experts

May 25th 2011, 8:10 AM 759 Views 0 Comments

The airline said that it safely flew a test plane through a ‘red zone’ for volcanic ash yesterday and incurred no damage – however experts have said the plane never entered a danger zone.

No Irish closures - for now - as Ash Cloud reaches Europe
# Ash Cloud
# Ash Cloud

No Irish closures - for now - as Ash Cloud reaches Europe

May 25th 2011, 7:41 AM 428 Views 0 Comments

As Grimsvotn’s eruption begins to wane, airspace closures on continental Europe will still mean some cancelled flights.

# ash-cloud - Tuesday 24 May, 2011

IAA on ash cloud: No restrictions on Irish airspace for at least next 24 hours
# Ash Cloud
# Ash Cloud

IAA on ash cloud: No restrictions on Irish airspace for at least next 24 hours

May 24th 2011, 10:20 PM 379 Views 5 Comments

Eurocontrol says that about 500 European flights were cancelled today as a result of the ash cloud, but disruptions to flights in UK air space are expected to have ended by tomorrow.

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

May 24th 2011, 7:57 PM 476 Views 0 Comments

All the news of the day you might have missed…

Take 5: Tuesday
# Take 5
# Take 5

Take 5: Tuesday

May 24th 2011, 4:53 PM 1,792 Views 0 Comments

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

Ash cloud forces Barca to alter Wembley travel plans
# Disruption
From The42
# Disruption

Ash cloud forces Barca to alter Wembley travel plans

May 24th 2011, 1:47 PM 615 Views 0 Comments

Spanish champions will now leave for London at 10pm this evening.

# ash-cloud - Monday 23 May, 2011

Aer Lingus cancels Scottish flights as volcanic ash cloud moves closer
# Volcano
# Volcano

Aer Lingus cancels Scottish flights as volcanic ash cloud moves closer

May 23rd 2011, 9:04 PM 701 Views 2 Comments

President Obama won’t be the only one inconvenienced by ash from the Grimsvotn volcano, however IAA says it still doesn’t expect any disruptions to air travel in Irish space in the next 24 hours.

Take 5: Monday
# Take 5
# Take 5

Take 5: Monday

May 23rd 2011, 4:55 PM 2,324 Views 5 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

EU confirms that volcanic ash cloud is heading in Ireland's direction
# Ash Cloud
# Ash Cloud

EU confirms that volcanic ash cloud is heading in Ireland's direction

May 23rd 2011, 1:40 PM 2,730 Views 5 Comments

Met Éireann says it is monitoring the situation, but the IAA is not expecting any disruptions to flights in Irish air space over the next 24 hours. The EU has confirmed that the ash looks likely to enter British and Irish airspace shortly.

Poll: Should Irish airspace stay open if the ash cloud arrives?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Should Irish airspace stay open if the ash cloud arrives?

May 23rd 2011, 10:34 AM 4,406 Views 9 Comments

Do you think last year’s lockdown in the skies was an overreaction? Or would you prefer to see airspace close again if the ash cloud returns?

Ryanair profits up 26 per cent - but tougher times ahead
# Flying High
# Flying High

Ryanair profits up 26 per cent - but tougher times ahead

May 23rd 2011, 8:00 AM 271 Views 0 Comments

The airline performs well on fuel bets and bounces back from airspace closures – but oil prices will mean a leaner 2011.

# ash-cloud - Sunday 22 May, 2011

Iceland closes main airport but ash cloud 'not heading to Europe'
# Volcanic Eruption
# Volcanic Eruption

Iceland closes main airport but ash cloud 'not heading to Europe'

May 22nd 2011, 12:22 PM 474 Views 0 Comments

Keflavik airport is fully closed with no flights taking off or landing as the ash plume covers Iceland but officials insist its not Europe-bound.

# ash-cloud - Tuesday 26 April, 2011

Take 5: Tuesday
# Take 5
# Take 5

Take 5: Tuesday

Apr 26th 2011, 4:49 PM 2,789 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Report vindicates aviation authorities over ash cloud flight cancellations
# Ash Cloud
# Ash Cloud

Report vindicates aviation authorities over ash cloud flight cancellations

Apr 26th 2011, 3:03 PM 527 Views 0 Comments

The ash cloud from Iceland’s (still unpronounceable) Eyjafjallajökull volcano could have caused engines to fail and seriously scratched up windows.

# ash-cloud - Monday 28 February, 2011

Aer Lingus ends slump as profits hit €30m
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus ends slump as profits hit €30m

Feb 28th 2011, 8:21 AM 422 Views 0 Comments

The flag-carrying airline reports its first profit in several years, with pre-tax profits hitting €30.4m for 2010.

# ash-cloud - Wednesday 29 December, 2010

Numbers visiting Ireland down 15% on last year
# Tourism
# Tourism

Numbers visiting Ireland down 15% on last year

Dec 29th 2010, 9:41 AM 482 Views 0 Comments

The volume of tourists coming to Ireland fell by a million in 2010, according to estimates by the travel industry.

# ash-cloud - Monday 1 November, 2010

Ryanair's profit takes off despite ash cloud
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

Ryanair's profit takes off despite ash cloud

Nov 1st 2010, 10:00 AM 280 Views 0 Comments

Forget Eyjafjallajokull: despite having to cancel hundreds of flights, Ryanair’s profits increased by 17%.

# ash-cloud - Wednesday 27 October, 2010

Ash cloud TDs granted expenses they never incurred
# Ash Cloud
# Ash Cloud

Ash cloud TDs granted expenses they never incurred

Oct 27th 2010, 2:27 PM 386 Views 0 Comments

Four TDs stranded abroad are given permission to declare themselves ‘present’ in Leinster House – and claim expenses.