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Thursday 7 December 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Disruption

This year
United Airlines flights resume after being halted due to equipment outage
United Airlines Holdings fell on news of the ground stop and were down more than 2% in afternoon trading.
UK air traffic services says fault was caused by flight data it received
There are no indications that the failure was caused by a cyber-attack, according to the UK’s National Air Traffic Services (Nats).
Michael O'Leary said Ryanair had to cancel 250 flights yesterday, with a further 70 flights axed today following the incident.
Flights "to, from and over the UK" have been delayed or cancelled today, a spokesperson for Dublin Airport said.
Dublin Airport has waived any car parking fees for customers returning to the airport as a result of delays.
Intercity trains to and from Heuston face 'serious disruption' after 'tragic incident'
On Twitter, Iarnród Éireann confirmed the suspension of all travel through Sallins and said that emergency services were attending the scene.
Martin accuses protesters of 'trying to shut down debate' as he's heckled at security forum
The incident broke out as Micheál Martin got to his feet to begin the day.
Protesters halted the start of the consultative forum on international security policy in Cork as Martin began his opening speech.
The Tánaiste was jeered and stopped speaking for a time before gardaí arrived and escorted the protesters from the room.
Martin said the protesters were “behaving in a manner that is intolerant of freedom of speech”.
A forum on Irish foreign policy and neutrality kicks off this week - but what's it all about?
Tom Clonan: Joining NATO doesn't benefit Ireland, but that doesn't excuse poor defence spending
Lewis Hamilton fastest as practice for Canadian Grand Prix finally gets started
The opening running of the weekend was abandoned following an embarrassing CCTV failure.
Irish Rail says delays on services 'beginning to ease' following signalling issue
Services were suspended on all routes to and from Dublin’s Connolly Station earlier this afternoon, but have since resumed.
Dublin Airport chief calls for 'draconian' prison sentences for flying drones over airfields
The current maximum sentence in Ireland is seven years, but it’s a life sentence in the UK.
Wallabies blow as assistant coach Wisemantel quits eight months out from World Cup
Rugby Australia said he wanted to spend more time with his family and business interests outside the sport.
Last year
An Post claims UK Post Office causing thousands of packages to be undelivered
UK post offices refusing to add EU-mandated codes to parcels are impacting British small businesses.
Springboks to face All Blacks in Twickenham World Cup warm-up
The arch-rivals will face each other at English rugby’s headquarters in southwest London on 25 August.
'They told us to stay in the hotel. Police were literally parked outside'
The Saints were left stranded in Bulgaria last week amid a less-than-ideal build-up to tonight’s CSKA Sofia clash.
Ugly scenes as fan violence brings Serie A game to a temporary halt
DAZN reported that Napoli fans had caused some problems in La Spezia before the match.
Van Bronckhorst responds after tennis balls and toilet rolls delay Rangers match
Chants from the travelling supporters suggested the disruptions were a protest.
All time
NBA postpones five games over Covid concerns
The move comes after ESPN reported that five Cleveland Cavaliers players tested positive for Covid-19.
NFL postpones three games amid Covid-19 surge
The league said it would “strongly encourage” players getting booster shots, but did not issue a mandate.
Leinster and Montpellier report additional Covid cases ahead of Champions Cup meeting
Leinster have confirmed additional cases of Covid-19 following the postponement of training at UCD on Monday.
Covid-hit Leinster postpone training as precautionary measure
The province are due to play Montpellier on Friday, and the French side have also had to postpone training today due to Covid.
Wasps forced into changes against Munster after positive Covid-19 tests
The English club have had a late setback before their clash in Coventry.
'At 7.45 this morning, Nick Timoney got the call to come down from Belfast'
Ireland boss Andy Farrell was delighted with how his side managed injury disruption.
England captain Owen Farrell tests positive for Covid on eve of Tonga clash
The back will remain in isolation and undergo further tests.
Bohs' WNL clash cancelled because of Covid cases
The FAI have also announced a series of fixture changes in the men’s league.
'We're not where we were compared to 2019' - Coach's concern for Springboks
Mzwandile Stick also spoke of the squad’s desire to offer the people of South Africa hope amid ongoing rioting in the country.
Scotland boss challenges Billy Gilmour replacement to make himself 'national hero'
Gilmour’s positive Covid-19 test will force Steve Clarke to rethink his starting line-up.
How has trade between Ireland and Great Britain been affected in the first two weeks of Brexit?
More than 70% of trucks are completing paperwork before moving goods, and are being ‘green-lighted’ to leave Irish ports.
Munster cancel training again as province awaits further Covid-19 test results
A senior player tested positive for the virus earlier this week, with a further six players identified as close contacts.
Italy U21 squad isolating after two positive Covid-19 tests ahead of Ireland qualifier
Jim Crawford’s side are due to face the Italians next Tuesday, as they go in search of a place at the European Championships.
Spurs' Cup tie with Leyton Orient called off at late notice over Covid cases
A number of players at the League Two club tested positive for the virus yesterday, after a round of tests paid for by Spurs.
LGFA confirm All-Ireland championship 'will not take place in the format and timeline as planned'
Players, referees and clubs will be consulted as to the best way forward.
'Utter chaos': Technical issues at Heathrow Airport cause cancellations and delays
Some flights to and from Dublin Airport have been affected.
Full rail service resuming but knock-on delays expected
Irish Rail has warned commuters to expect delays.
Fears El Clasico could be overshadowed by protests
Zinedine Zidane insists Real Madrid are only focused on football.
France transport strike reaches tenth day as fears grow of Christmas travel chaos
Protesters want the government to back down on pension reforms.
Ligue 1 match halted for more than 25 minutes amid protests
Bordeaux might be riding high in the table this season, but the club’s fans are far from happy.
Wales' World Cup preparation in chaos as Rob Howley sent home over alleged betting offences
The Assistant Head Coach was not present at the team’s official welcome ceremony yesterday.
Metrolink construction could close section of Royal Canal cycling Greenway for up to three years
A cycling group has called on the NTA to alter its plans for the Glasnevin Station.
Rail service resumes following delays at Dublin's Heuston station
The delays were due to a train failure between Sallins and Newbridge station.
Luas services resume after disruption caused by stalled tram
Trams stopped running between Heuston and Blackhorse on the Red Line.
Two arrested over 'criminal use of drones' as disruption continues at Gatwick
Flights resumed at Gatwick yesterday, but knock-on delays are still affecting passengers this weekend.
Traffic disruptions continue into the evening as a result of Storm Ali
Work crews have been attempting throughout the day to clear roads and rail lines across the country.
Irish Rail to spend €5 million on new replacement bus services contract
The company will spend €1 million apiece on the provision of services in Dublin and Limerick/Clare.