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Wednesday 27 September 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Shannon Airport

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The west 'needs year-round flights to New York' to compete with Dublin
That is the opinion of the chambers of commerce from Galway, Shannon-Ennis and Limerick.
Shannon security staff are due pay rises for the airport's 'unique' situation
Workers at the airport, which routinely hosts US military flights, need to fulfil stringent criteria.
Shannon security staff are due pay rises for the airport's 'unique' situation
Workers at the airport, which routinely hosts US military flights, need to fulfil stringent criteria.
United suspends its New York route from Shannon Airport for winter
Currently it operates a daily service from the airport to Newark in New Jersey.
Shannon Airport's duty-free is getting a major makeover, complete with 'water wall'
The airport’s retail chief is promising features that ‘the finance guys will think are mad’.
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.
Lecturer charged with the criminal damage of US navy aircraft at Shannon
A second man was also accused of causing damage to the aircraft.
Shannon Airport has opened the first airport sensory room in Europe for people with autism
It is tailored to be a “soothing place away from the activity of a busy airport”.
Does Ireland have to allow Trump's migrant ban at its airports?
Ministers will today discuss Ireland’s obligations and review the pre-clearance arrangements at two airports.
Focus intensifies on how Ireland should deal with Trump's travel ban
The issue of US pre-clearance in Irish airports is under intense scrutiny following the travel ban.
Shannonwatch asks Shane Ross why 'plane on way to Nato air base' was allowed to stop in Ireland
The Department of Transport has contacted Miami Air about the “circumstances surrounding this flight”.
Man dies after emergency landing at Shannon Airport
The man was reportedly travelling under medical supervision.
Girl (10) dies after plane diverts to Shannon with medical emergency
The child was treated by a doctor on the plane but was pronounced dead after landing.
Two emergency landings in 12 hours at Shannon Airport
The two emergency landings involved a technical fault and a medical emergency, according to the airport.
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.
Shannon passengers flying to US no longer have to queue twice for security checks
A new screening system is being trialled to combine European and US pre-clearance systems.
16 people taken to hospital after flight makes emergency landing at Shannon Airport
Shannon Airport confirmed that United Airlines flight UA-880 from Houston to Heathrow diverted to Shannon Airport “with a medical situation”.
Forty cows, 260 pigs and 200 goats will be getting on a plane from Shannon Airport to Rwanda
The Bóthar ‘Ark’ will fly from Shannon Airport to mark its 25th anniversary
Margaretta D'Arcy's secret to an interesting life: keep things fun (and avoid meetings)
Approaching her 82nd birthday, D’Arcy shows no signs of slowing down.
Two peace activists arrested on runway at Shannon Airport
The men were arrested for a suspected security breach.
€1.2 million spent on gardaí protecting US military planes at Shannon
One TD described the spend as disgraceful as “many areas of the country are crying out for gardaí and for stations”.
Atrocities you probably haven't heard about through the media
Brutality in Saudi Arabia, Yemen and elsewhere has been largely overlooked by western media outlets, Julien Mercille writes.
Most Irish people want to see the Constitution changed to keep us out of wars
The research was commission by independent TDs Clare Daly and Mick Wallace.
This funeral director is bringing a Boeing 767 from Shannon to Sligo for a new glamping village
“I’m surrounded with death every week, you need something to give you a buzz.”
Men removed from planes in Dublin and Shannon after disturbances
One man was arrested and the other was detained under the Mental Health Act.
'Abusive' passenger charged more than €9k after causing diversion to Shannon
She also received a lifetime ban.
Woman arrested after flight makes emergency landing at Shannon
One passenger claimed she tried to ‘get out of the plane’.
Clare Daly won't pay her fine and is willing to breach security again at Shannon
The United Left TD was granted temporary release last night after being held at Limerick Prison.
Mick Wallace released from prison after arrest
The Wexford TD had failed to pay a €2,000 fine for entering a restricted area at Shannon Airport in 2014.
Did you know every US President since JFK has landed at Shannon Airport?
Well, they have.
More than 1,000 airplanes carrying weapons allowed into Ireland since 2014
One TD says Ireland is helping weapons fall into the hands of ISIS.
Delta plane makes emergency landing at Shannon Airport
All 392 passengers and crew safely disembarked the aircraft.
Here's how much it cost this year for the Irish army to provide support at Shannon Airport
Gardaí have requested their assistance at the airport more than 130 times.
How THAT iconic Coke ad only happened because of an Irish airport and bad weather
The ad from the Mad Men finale? Chalk it up to a long wait at Shannon.
Ireland rolled out the red carpet for China's second most powerful man today
Premier of China Li Keqiang has gone west (of the Shannon).
Mick Wallace: "I wouldn't pay that fine to save my life"
Wallace and Clare Daly could face jail if they don’t pay fines for Shannon Airport breach
This dog found €240k of cocaine hidden in plane landing at Shannon
The drugs were concealed in the plane’s cabin.
'I did what I thought was right at Shannon Airport,' says Mick Wallace
Clare Daly and Mick Wallace were giving evidence in court today.
"Can I have my rope ladder back?," Mick Wallace asks judge in Shannon case
Mick Wallace and Clare Daly are in court over their alleged illegal entrance into Shannon Airport last year.
Remember when Ming asked for an aircraft carrier? He's told us why
It was all about Ireland’s neutrality, you see.