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#Shannon Airport

# shannon-airport - Thursday 7 April, 2016

Atrocities you probably haven't heard about through the media
# Opinion
# Opinion

Atrocities you probably haven't heard about through the media

Apr 7th 2016, 8:00 AM 1,597 Views 138 Comments

Brutality in Saudi Arabia, Yemen and elsewhere has been largely overlooked by western media outlets, Julien Mercille writes.

# shannon-airport - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

Most Irish people want to see the Constitution changed to keep us out of wars
# Shannon Airport
# Shannon Airport

Most Irish people want to see the Constitution changed to keep us out of wars

Mar 15th 2016, 7:44 PM 18,277 Views 120 Comments

The research was commission by independent TDs Clare Daly and Mick Wallace.

# shannon-airport - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

This funeral director is bringing a Boeing 767 from Shannon to Sligo for a new glamping village
# Plane Passion
# Plane Passion

This funeral director is bringing a Boeing 767 from Shannon to Sligo for a new glamping village

Mar 1st 2016, 3:37 PM 52,847 Views 36 Comments

“I’m surrounded with death every week, you need something to give you a buzz.”

# shannon-airport - Monday 8 February, 2016

Men removed from planes in Dublin and Shannon after disturbances
# Public Order
# Public Order

Men removed from planes in Dublin and Shannon after disturbances

Feb 8th 2016, 7:33 AM 31,772 Views 25 Comments

One man was arrested and the other was detained under the Mental Health Act.

# shannon-airport - Friday 8 January, 2016

'Abusive' passenger charged more than €9k after causing diversion to Shannon
# Jet2.com
# Jet2.com

'Abusive' passenger charged more than €9k after causing diversion to Shannon

Jan 8th 2016, 3:29 PM 18,286 Views 25 Comments

She also received a lifetime ban.

# shannon-airport - Saturday 2 January, 2016

Woman arrested after flight makes emergency landing at Shannon
# Tenerife
# Tenerife

Woman arrested after flight makes emergency landing at Shannon

Jan 2nd 2016, 1:24 PM 47,694 Views 27 Comments

One passenger claimed she tried to ‘get out of the plane’.

# shannon-airport - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Clare Daly won't pay her fine and is willing to breach security again at Shannon
# Temporary Release
# Temporary Release

Clare Daly won't pay her fine and is willing to breach security again at Shannon

Dec 10th 2015, 8:23 AM 12,334 Views 84 Comments

The United Left TD was granted temporary release last night after being held at Limerick Prison.

# shannon-airport - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

Mick Wallace released from prison after arrest
# Shannon Airport
# Shannon Airport

Mick Wallace released from prison after arrest

Dec 9th 2015, 4:44 PM 45,531 Views 286 Comments

The Wexford TD had failed to pay a €2,000 fine for entering a restricted area at Shannon Airport in 2014.

# shannon-airport - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

Did you know every US President since JFK has landed at Shannon Airport?
# The Great And The Good
# The Great And The Good

Did you know every US President since JFK has landed at Shannon Airport?

Dec 2nd 2015, 9:57 PM 11,832 Views 22 Comments

Well, they have.

# shannon-airport - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

More than 1,000 airplanes carrying weapons allowed into Ireland since 2014
# Neutrality
# Neutrality

More than 1,000 airplanes carrying weapons allowed into Ireland since 2014

Sep 23rd 2015, 10:57 PM 22,785 Views 86 Comments

One TD says Ireland is helping weapons fall into the hands of ISIS.

# shannon-airport - Friday 3 July, 2015

Delta plane makes emergency landing at Shannon Airport
# Investigation
# Investigation

Delta plane makes emergency landing at Shannon Airport

Jul 3rd 2015, 4:52 PM 23,342 Views 11 Comments

All 392 passengers and crew safely disembarked the aircraft.

# shannon-airport - Friday 12 June, 2015

Here's how much it cost this year for the Irish army to provide support at Shannon Airport
# Security
# Security

Here's how much it cost this year for the Irish army to provide support at Shannon Airport

Jun 12th 2015, 6:04 AM 12,261 Views 33 Comments

Gardaí have requested their assistance at the airport more than 130 times.

# shannon-airport - Monday 18 May, 2015

How THAT iconic Coke ad only happened because of an Irish airport and bad weather
# Buy The World A Coke
From The Daily Edge
# Buy The World A Coke

How THAT iconic Coke ad only happened because of an Irish airport and bad weather

May 18th 2015, 9:12 AM 7,221 Views 3 Comments

The ad from the Mad Men finale? Chalk it up to a long wait at Shannon.

# shannon-airport - Sunday 17 May, 2015

Ireland rolled out the red carpet for China's second most powerful man today
# Pressing The Flesh
# Pressing The Flesh

Ireland rolled out the red carpet for China's second most powerful man today

May 17th 2015, 4:50 PM 28,346 Views 81 Comments

Premier of China Li Keqiang has gone west (of the Shannon).

# shannon-airport - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Mick Wallace: "I wouldn't pay that fine to save my life"
# Found Guilty
# Found Guilty

Mick Wallace: "I wouldn't pay that fine to save my life"

Apr 22nd 2015, 8:20 PM 27,476 Views 187 Comments

Wallace and Clare Daly could face jail if they don’t pay fines for Shannon Airport breach

# shannon-airport - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

This dog found €240k of cocaine hidden in plane landing at Shannon
# Sniffer Dog
# Sniffer Dog

This dog found €240k of cocaine hidden in plane landing at Shannon

Apr 7th 2015, 1:58 PM 16,456 Views 31 Comments

The drugs were concealed in the plane’s cabin.

# shannon-airport - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

'I did what I thought was right at Shannon Airport,' says Mick Wallace
# Allegations
# Allegations

'I did what I thought was right at Shannon Airport,' says Mick Wallace

Mar 10th 2015, 6:55 PM 16,003 Views 0 Comments

Clare Daly and Mick Wallace were giving evidence in court today.

# shannon-airport - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

"Can I have my rope ladder back?," Mick Wallace asks judge in Shannon case
# Nice Try
# Nice Try

"Can I have my rope ladder back?," Mick Wallace asks judge in Shannon case

Feb 24th 2015, 5:35 PM 27,064 Views 0 Comments

Mick Wallace and Clare Daly are in court over their alleged illegal entrance into Shannon Airport last year.

# shannon-airport - Friday 2 January, 2015

Remember when Ming asked for an aircraft carrier? He's told us why
# Shatter Says No
# Shatter Says No

Remember when Ming asked for an aircraft carrier? He's told us why

Jan 2nd 2015, 11:00 AM 24,379 Views 49 Comments

It was all about Ireland’s neutrality, you see.

# shannon-airport - Saturday 13 December, 2014

Here are the 30 countries who have landed military aircraft in Shannon since 2009
# Failte Roimh
# Failte Roimh

Here are the 30 countries who have landed military aircraft in Shannon since 2009

Dec 13th 2014, 11:54 AM 16,898 Views 67 Comments

Afghanistan, Bahrain, Israel, Saudi Arabia, USA…

# shannon-airport - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

Department of Foreign Affairs: Shannon Airport was not used to facilitate torture
# CIA
# CIA

Department of Foreign Affairs: Shannon Airport was not used to facilitate torture

Dec 10th 2014, 6:13 PM 7,918 Views 48 Comments

A damning report into torture used by the US military was released yesterday.

# shannon-airport - Friday 5 December, 2014

Charlie Flanagan apologises and says this US military plane DID land in Shannon
# QH-8073
# QH-8073

Charlie Flanagan apologises and says this US military plane DID land in Shannon

Dec 5th 2014, 5:06 PM 17,526 Views 109 Comments

But does an explanation of “administrative error” raise more questions than it answers?

# shannon-airport - Monday 1 December, 2014

Mick Wallace and Clare Daly to appear in court
# Shannon Airport
# Shannon Airport

Mick Wallace and Clare Daly to appear in court

Dec 1st 2014, 3:15 PM 17,817 Views 0 Comments

The TDs were arrested in July after trying to search a US military aircraft.

# shannon-airport - Sunday 23 November, 2014

The same British Airways jet has made another unscheduled landing at Shannon
# Engine Glitch
# Engine Glitch

The same British Airways jet has made another unscheduled landing at Shannon

Nov 23rd 2014, 5:10 PM 38,480 Views 47 Comments

It is understood there was a technical issue with the engine and a replacement aircraft is required.

# shannon-airport - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Irish airports will get 1.8m more passengers this year, but regional hubs are missing out
# We Are Not Amused
# We Are Not Amused

Irish airports will get 1.8m more passengers this year, but regional hubs are missing out

Oct 23rd 2014, 5:25 PM 13,591 Views 55 Comments

It was good enough for the Queen, but Cork Airport hasn’t been getting any love from those extra punters.

# shannon-airport - Thursday 2 October, 2014

# shannon-airport - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Shannon Airport wins 'Airport of the Year' in European awards
# Winners
# Winners

Shannon Airport wins 'Airport of the Year' in European awards

Oct 1st 2014, 9:05 PM 13,883 Views 35 Comments

This is the first time an Irish airport has won this award and judges singled it out because of its success in ending five years of “seemingly interminable decline”.

# shannon-airport - Friday 19 September, 2014

Boston mayor Marty Walsh lands in Ireland for historic homecoming
# Marty Bucks
# Marty Bucks

Boston mayor Marty Walsh lands in Ireland for historic homecoming

Sep 19th 2014, 8:53 AM 12,395 Views 17 Comments

…and drops a few words as Gaeilge. Just because.

# shannon-airport - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Flight diverted to Shannon Airport after woman goes into labour
# Early Arrival
# Early Arrival

Flight diverted to Shannon Airport after woman goes into labour

Aug 24th 2014, 7:54 PM 55,847 Views 77 Comments

The woman has been taken to the University Maternity Hospital in Limerick.

# shannon-airport - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Aldi, gardaí, and Clare Daly: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Aldi, gardaí, and Clare Daly: The week in numbers

Jul 26th 2014, 7:30 PM 15,612 Views 26 Comments

Plus: how much does the new baby elephant calf at Dublin Zoo weigh?

# shannon-airport - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Poll: Do you support Mick Wallace and Clare Daly's actions at Shannon Airport?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you support Mick Wallace and Clare Daly's actions at Shannon Airport?

Jul 23rd 2014, 9:15 AM 30,455 Views 242 Comments

The duo attempted to board a US military aircraft yesterday but were arrested.

# shannon-airport - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Mick Wallace and Clare Daly released after being arrested at Shannon Airport
# Protest
# Protest

Mick Wallace and Clare Daly released after being arrested at Shannon Airport

Jul 22nd 2014, 2:46 PM 67,853 Views 309 Comments

The pair were attempting to inspect two US military aircraft.

# shannon-airport - Friday 18 July, 2014

Margaretta D'Arcy to be released from Limerick Prison
# Peace
# Peace

Margaretta D'Arcy to be released from Limerick Prison

Jul 18th 2014, 8:28 AM 11,112 Views 109 Comments

The 80-year-old anti-war activist had refused to sign a bond saying she would act lawfully and stay out of unauthorised zones in Shannon Airport.

# shannon-airport - Monday 14 July, 2014

Dublin could soon have a direct flight to...Addis Ababa
# Fifth Freedom
# Fifth Freedom

Dublin could soon have a direct flight to...Addis Ababa

Jul 14th 2014, 5:01 PM 23,774 Views 108 Comments

The deal, if it goes ahead, could be the first of many instances of non-EU airlines using Ireland as a stopover hub en route to the US.

# shannon-airport - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Jul 10th 2014, 11:13 PM 16,309 Views 19 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Garth Brooks, Gaza, and fathers’ names on birth certs.

# shannon-airport - Thursday 3 July, 2014

What are the main issues surrounding fertility in Ireland?
# Oireachtas Agenda
# Oireachtas Agenda

What are the main issues surrounding fertility in Ireland?

Jul 3rd 2014, 9:00 AM 9,161 Views 6 Comments

The Health Committee will meet with representatives from the National Infertility Support and Information Group, but what else is happening in Leinster House today?

# shannon-airport - Thursday 26 June, 2014

How should Irish adoption laws be changed?
# Oireachtas Agenda
# Oireachtas Agenda

How should Irish adoption laws be changed?

Jun 26th 2014, 9:00 AM 5,325 Views 28 Comments

Representatives from a number of groups will address the Health Committee on this issue today.

# shannon-airport - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

80-year-old activist Margaretta D'Arcy given two week sentence in court for Shannon protest
# Protest
# Protest

80-year-old activist Margaretta D'Arcy given two week sentence in court for Shannon protest

Jun 25th 2014, 10:42 AM 8,703 Views 83 Comments

D’Arcy was ordered to sign a bond promising not to trespass at Shannon Airport – but she may not sign it.

Senators seek to close loophole that may aid forced marriages
# Oireachtas Agenda
# Oireachtas Agenda

Senators seek to close loophole that may aid forced marriages

Jun 25th 2014, 9:00 AM 4,985 Views 1 Comment

Senators think two sections in the Family Law Act 1995 need to be updated to protect children. They will debate this and other issues today.

# shannon-airport - Thursday 12 June, 2014

What makes someone eligible for a medical card?
# Oireachtas Agenda
# Oireachtas Agenda

What makes someone eligible for a medical card?

Jun 12th 2014, 9:00 AM 8,334 Views 13 Comments

Tony O’Brien, Director General of the HSE, will give the lowdown to the PAC this morning.