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Saturday 1 April 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Shannon

All time
# Wrap
Big win for Lansdowne, but Cork Con maintain lead atop Division 1A
A round-up of today’s AIL action.
# strong winds
Flight returns to Dublin Airport after being forced to abort landing due to wind
Meanwhile, another flight diverted to Shannon Airport after a woman was reported to be experiencing contractions.
# clubbing
Clontarf head to Shannon for first time in 6 years and all your AIL 1A previews
Kick off your long weekend with some hard-fought AIL action.
# ail wrap
Defending champions Lansdowne clinch first win of new season while Shannon hammer Terenure
Here’s what happened in Division 1A of the All-Ireland league over the weekend.
# ulster bank league
Reigning champions Lansdowne suffer consecutive defeats while Burke's late penalty earns UCD a point
Here’s what happened in the Ulster Bank Leagues over the weekend.
# hot hot hot
Met Eireann confirm summer 2018 as one of hottest and driest in decades
According to the forecaster, the unusually warm summer was down to a shift in the north Atlantic jet stream.
# Virgin Atlantic
Transatlantic flight emergency lands at Shannon after smoke detected on board
The Virgin Atlantic flight landed just after 7am this morning.
# Limerick
Man dies after getting into difficulty swimming in River Shannon
Emergency services were alerted just after 5pm yesterday.
# Shannon
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.
# Chicago
Transatlantic flight diverted to Shannon after apparent bomb threat
United Airlines flight UA-971 was travelling from Rome to Chicago.
# Evan Meehan
Man pleads guilty to uploading 30 photos of local teenage girls to porn website
A senior garda told a court today that the uploading of the images was “an enormously stupid thing to do”.
# heroic
Limerick firefighters save woman by her 'fingertips' in River Shannon rescue
The firefighters say that it was a joint effort by everyone involved.
# Shannon
Teenager arrested in connection with fatal nightclub stabbing released without charge
A second man was injured during the altercation, which occurred in the early hours of Sunday morning.
# Shannon
Gardaí examining CCTV footage from nightclub where man was stabbed to death
The victim was a 23-year-old man from Limerick.
# Shannon
Man in his 20s stabbed to death in nightclub altercation
The scene has been preserved for a technical examination.
Mike Pence in Shannon: 'Rallying US troops on foreign soil, in a country that claims to be neutral'
Giving Mike Pence the opportunity to meet US troops at Shannon flies in the face of our neutrality, writes John Lannon.
# Shannon
'Lurid carry on': Court hears Clare man uploaded pictures of local girls to porn site
Evan Meehan took the girls’ profile pictures from Facebook.
# Landing Gear
Private jet flies low over Shannon for 'visual check' before emergency landing
The Gulfstream 5 jet flew low over the runway so that fire crews could check the landing gear.
# munitions of war
What kind of weapons were six US airplanes refused access to Ireland carrying?
The description for the contents of most of the refused flights was ‘class 1 explosives’. The reasons for the refusals are as yet unclear however.
# get in lane
Gale force winds broke a yacht free and pushed it into a busy Shannon estuary shipping lane
The yacht was retrieved by a RNLI lifeboat crew.
# irish neutrality
Ireland has refused 19 applications to carry weapons through Ireland this year
427 applications have been approved.
# suspended
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
Transatlantic flight diverts to Shannon as man suffers heart attack
A young girl also had a fit on the flight and required medical attention.
# low cost
Norwegian is offering €99 US flights... but what's the final cost?
With the additional extras, the total flight cost comes to €394.30.
# Shannon Airport
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.
# Ennis District Court
Lecturer charged with the criminal damage of US navy aircraft at Shannon
A second man was also accused of causing damage to the aircraft.
# Drowning
Victims of Carrick-on-Shannon double drowning are Irish and English
The couple was reported missing this morning.
# stuck in the middle
Professional power has put the squeeze on Ireland's once-vibrant club rugby scene
“The top of the game is very strong, but the bit in the middle, the clubs, are struggling badly.”
# In business
A startup incubator is coming to Shannon as part of the government's plan for rural Ireland
Ministers have promised to deliver 135,000 jobs to regional areas by 2020.
# miami air
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”.
# kuwait airways
Man dies after emergency landing at Shannon Airport
The man was reportedly travelling under medical supervision.
# Emergency Landing
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.
# Emergency
Miami to London flight diverted to Shannon after passenger became seriously ill
The patient was taken to University Hospital Limerick for treatment.
# go fund me
Irish donors help Canadian family after girl (10) dies on plane diverted to Shannon
The young girl died on Christmas Eve.
# clearout
The River Shannon is in for a major dredging
Plans for the maintenance were announced today.
# Fatal Accident
Four men who launched boat on River Shannon had been drinking and taking drugs
One man died after the boat capsized.
# midlands and east
This is the route Irish Water wants its Shannon to Dublin pipeline to take
The scheme will provide water for 40% of the country’s population up to 2050.
# santa flights
Santa is getting a head start on the festive season in the skies above Shannon Airport
The airport will be launching two days of special Santa flights for the fourth year running in early December.
# safe and sound
United Airlines flight makes emergency landing at Shannon Airport
The flight was travelling from Belfast to Newark Airport in New York
# 1b
Ballynahinch recover from last week's setback to beat Shannon and the rest of your UBL match reports
Plus, narrow wins for UCC and UL Bohemians.