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#Shannon

# shannon - Monday 8 February, 2016

Men removed from planes in Dublin and Shannon after disturbances

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

# shannon - Friday 5 February, 2016

Man airlifted from Russian ship off Cork coast after "sustaining burns" in engine room

The rescue happened today at about 5.45pm.

# shannon - Saturday 2 January, 2016

Woman arrested after flight makes emergency landing at Shannon

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

# shannon - Friday 1 January, 2016

Teen saved from River Shannon after heavy flooding

The incident happened on a section of the river below the Parteen Weir hydro dam.

# shannon - Monday 28 December, 2015

"The country is saturated": Safety warnings as Storm Frank gets ready to hit Ireland

Areas along the River Shannon are on flood watch.

# shannon - Saturday 12 December, 2015

Two more rainfall warnings just took effect - here's the advice...

Prolonged rain is expected in Clare, Cork and Kerry – but it will be wet everywhere.

# shannon - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Poll: Do you support Mick Wallace and Clare Daly for not paying court fines? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support Mick Wallace and Clare Daly for not paying court fines?

The pair were arrested for failing to pay a €2,000 security breach fine.

# shannon - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

Clare Daly spent an hour-and-a-half in Limerick Prison tonight

The TD was jailed for refusing to pay a fine for breaching the fence at Shannon Airport.

# shannon - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

# shannon - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

# shannon - Thursday 26 November, 2015

Priests visit shopping centre to hear confessions

Priests have been inspired by Pope Francis to reach out to people in new ways.

# shannon - Saturday 21 November, 2015

Irish neutrality won’t be respected by the likes of ISIS, so why hold so dear to it?

Ireland will be neutral until the day, unlikely and all that it is, that we require someone else’s military assistance, writes Aaron McKenna.

# shannon - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

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.

# shannon - Sunday 30 August, 2015

Two workers who died in fall from Limerick bridge named as Brian Whelan and TJ Herlihy

Brian Whelan and TJ Herlihy were working on Thomond Bridge when they became submerged.

# shannon - Sunday 12 July, 2015

An elderly man has saved a drowning man's life in Limerick

The man, in his forties, was rescued from the River Shannon on Saturday afternoon.

# shannon - Monday 29 June, 2015

Plane makes emergency landing at Shannon after fire alarm in cargo hold

There are no reports of injuries.

# shannon - Saturday 13 June, 2015

# shannon - Friday 12 June, 2015

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.

# shannon - Thursday 11 June, 2015

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Teenage boy dies after River Shannon swimming incident

The 14-year-old died overnight at Temple Street hospital in Dublin.

# shannon - Monday 8 June, 2015

Travelling to Spain this week? We may have bad news for you...

There are four air traffic strikes planned in the coming days.

# shannon - Sunday 10 May, 2015

From The42 Munster legend Leamy's Clonmel miss out on magnificent double Club Rugby

Munster legend Leamy's Clonmel miss out on magnificent double

Shannon were crowned Junior Cup champions as the Tipp club relinquished their crown.

# shannon - Saturday 9 May, 2015

The Taoiseach didn't receive a warm welcome in Sligo today

Dozens of people protested at a statue unveiling attended by Enda Kenny.

# shannon - Friday 8 May, 2015

From The42 A Munster and Ireland cult hero has a new head coach job Pastures New

A Munster and Ireland cult hero has a new head coach job

The former prop takes over from Ian Sherwin in the role with the AIL Division 1B side.

# shannon - Saturday 18 April, 2015

Veteran campaigner detained after attempting to search US plane at Shannon

Edward Horgan, a former UN peacekeeper, was boarding a plane to London when he decided to cross the tarmac and search the US craft.

# shannon - Friday 17 April, 2015

Man rescued by coast guard after breaking his arm on boat

The first rescue attempt was unsuccessful.

# shannon - Sunday 12 April, 2015

Photos: The world's largest jet is at Shannon Airport right now How Big? This post contains images

Photos: The world's largest jet is at Shannon Airport right now

The 6-engined jet with 32 wheels is travelling from America to France.

# shannon - Friday 10 April, 2015

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

The woman is in Shannon Garda Station.

# shannon - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

Hundreds of flights have been cancelled across Europe (and it will be worse tomorrow)

Air traffic controllers in France are on strike. Here’s how it’s been affecting flights so far…

# shannon - Friday 27 March, 2015

Investigation after two men badly burned by molten plastic

The pair are currently receiving treatment at Cork University Hospital.

# shannon - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Mexico-bound plane makes emergency landing at Shannon

Flight DE4156 was over the Atlantic, en route to Cancun, when the alarm was raised.

# shannon - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

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

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

# shannon - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Mick Wallace will be representing himself in court today

Wallace and fellow independent TD Clare Daly are contesting charges that they entered a restricted zone in Shannon Airport last summer.

# shannon - Friday 13 February, 2015

Man charged in connection with murder of Polish man found in the River Shannon

Patryk Krupa’s body was found in the River Shannon near Athlone last June.

# shannon - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

One arrest after mid-air bomb scare on Ryanair plane

Flight FR3326 — which took off from Krakow in Poland shortly before 10pm last night — was diverted to Berlin.

# shannon - Monday 19 January, 2015

Live in Clare or Kilkenny? 125 new jobs are on the way

Two job announcements were made today.

# shannon - Saturday 13 December, 2014

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

Afghanistan, Bahrain, Israel, Saudi Arabia, USA…

# shannon - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

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

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

# shannon - Friday 5 December, 2014

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

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

# shannon - Monday 1 December, 2014

Mick Wallace and Clare Daly to appear in court

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