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# diversion - Thursday 20 June, 2019

Transatlantic flight forced to divert to Shannon over 'abusive passenger'

The flight crew requested to divert to Dublin Airport to have a male passenger “off-loaded”.

# diversion - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

Five people taken to hospital after flight diverts to Shannon over reports of smoke in cockpit

The flight was travelling from Germany to Mexico with 337 passengers and crew on board.

# diversion - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Drunk passenger tries to divert Russian plane to Afghanistan forcing emergency landing

He said he wanted to go to Afghanistan.

# diversion - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Gardaí satisfied there was no threat to plane with 'bomb note' in bathroom

Passengers on the aircraft diverted to Shannon were asked to provide handwriting samples as part of the investigation.

# diversion - Monday 2 April, 2018

Russia says Skripal poisoning is in UK's benefit as it is distracting from Brexit

Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said the British had “lost their sense of reality”.

# diversion - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

Transatlantic flight forced to divert to Shannon Airport after captain fell ill

The plane was travelling from Florida to Copenhagen at the time.

# diversion - Sunday 11 June, 2017

London-bound flight diverted over 'suspicious conversation'

Federal police evacuated the 151 passengers down emergency slides.

# diversion - Saturday 13 May, 2017

Flight diverts to Shannon after a passenger dies on board

Last Monday, an 88-year-old man also died on a flight that was diverted to Shannon.

# diversion - Saturday 11 February, 2017

Flight from Dublin diverted to military base over 'security threat onboard'

The flight, bound for Abu Dhabi, departed Dublin yesterday morning.

# diversion - Saturday 31 December, 2016

Flight diverted to Shannon over medical emergency... for fourth time in a week

An elderly lady who was travelling with family was found to be unresponsive on board the Barbados-bound flight.

# diversion - Thursday 29 September, 2016

Passenger taken to hospital after flight makes emergency landing at Shannon Airport

Air Canada flight AC895 was travelling from Milan to Toronto when it was forced to make the landing.

# diversion - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

CityJet flight to Dublin forced to make emergency landing due to engine trouble

The flight from London to Dublin was forced to divert to London Stansted.

# diversion - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

These new symbols will direct motorists when the M50 is closed after an accident

The symbols will be added to existing road signs and will direct people along the correct diversion.

# diversion - Monday 18 April, 2016

Report that mental health funding to be diverted to "more politically sensitive" areas condemned

The College of Psychiatrists of Ireland and Mental Health Reform have expressed their “dismay”.

# diversion - Friday 1 April, 2016

Ryanair flight diverted after plane hit bird

The airline has apologised for the delay.

# diversion - Friday 10 April, 2015

Woman in her 80s detained after flight forced to divert to Shannon Airport

The woman is in Shannon Garda Station.

# diversion - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Elderly people "left stranded" after Dublin Bus change Clondalkin route due to stone-throwing

Dublin Bus says the diversion was caused by vandals throwing stones at the bus.

# diversion - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

Drunken Scots force diversion of Ibiza-bound Ryanair flight

“They thought they had already arrived in Ibiza,” a police spokesman said, after the plane from Glasgow was forced to land at Beauvais airport in France.

# diversion - Saturday 4 August, 2012

Dublin Airport back to normal after diverted flight caused disruption

A flight from London to Boston had to make an emergency landing at Dublin Airport after a technical problem.

# diversion - Wednesday 25 January, 2012

Transatlantic flight diverted to Shannon after ‘smell of smoke’ on board

The British Airways flight resumed its journey to Chicago in the early hours of this morning.