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Saturday 1 April 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Shannon

All time
# Investigation
US moves in massive crackdown on alleged global mail fraud group with Irish connections
Officials say the group cheats millions of people out of tens of millions of dollars annually.
# Your Say
Poll: Would you ban US military aircraft from stopping at Shannon entirely?
Independent TD and Minister of State John Halligan says that he would “absolutely” ban such aircraft if it was up to him.
# Facebook Friends
Clare man charged with uploading photos of local teenage girls to porn site
The alleged offences took place during a period when he was aged 19 and 20.
# Plane sailing
Almost there: Boeing 767 has just about landed ashore in Sligo
The move was delayed due to wind and tide issues.
# Plane sailing
A Boeing 767 has almost landed at a glamping site in Sligo - by barge
The Boeing 767 is set to land in Enniscrone, Co.Sligo tomorrow morning.
# boeing going
Plane sailing: Boeing 767 begins journey to new home at Sligo glamping site
Undertaker David McGowan plans to use the plane as the centrepiece of a new transport-themed campsite.
# timelapse
Watch: This Boeing 767 is nearly ready to make a Sligo glamping village its new home
The plane will be the centrepiece of a new transport-themed campsite.
# glamping expedition
'Do I disappoint the whole country?': Funeral director hits snag in ambitious plan to move Boeing 767
David McGowan hopes to move the plane from Shannon Airport to a camping site in Co Sligo.
# river island rescue
4 teenagers rescued after getting stranded on River Shannon
The four became disorientated while out walking.
# Clare
Two men arrested as €110k-worth of cannabis is seized
The drugs were seized when a van was stopped and searched.
# Shannon
Dolores O'Riordan told to pay €6,000 to poor box over air rage incident
The singer pleaded guilty to an air rage incident last December after being arrested at Shannon Airport in 2014.
# Public Order
Men removed from planes in Dublin and Shannon after disturbances
One man was arrested and the other was detained under the Mental Health Act.
# Rescue
Man airlifted from Russian ship off Cork coast after "sustaining burns" in engine room
The rescue happened today at about 5.45pm.
# Tenerife
Woman arrested after flight makes emergency landing at Shannon
One passenger claimed she tried to ‘get out of the plane’.
# Rescue
Teen saved from River Shannon after heavy flooding
The incident happened on a section of the river below the Parteen Weir hydro dam.
# Weather
"The country is saturated": Safety warnings as Storm Frank gets ready to hit Ireland
Areas along the River Shannon are on flood watch.
# severe flooding
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.
# Your Say
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.
# Short Stay
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.
# Emergency Response
The Red Cross is setting up emergency drinking water points on the Shannon
Here’s where they’ll be…
# The Great and the Good
Did you know every US President since JFK has landed at Shannon Airport?
Well, they have.
# mercy on the mall
Priests visit shopping centre to hear confessions
Priests have been inspired by Pope Francis to reach out to people in new ways.
Voices
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.
# Neutrality
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.
# River Shannon
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.
# good man
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.
# Emergency
Plane makes emergency landing at Shannon after fire alarm in cargo hold
There are no reports of injuries.
# Landing
Passenger rushed to hospital after Air Canada jet in medical diversion to Shannon
The plane touched down at 11.20am.
# Security
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.
# Athlone
Teenage boy dies after River Shannon swimming incident
The 14-year-old died overnight at Temple Street hospital in Dublin.
# striiiiiike
Travelling to Spain this week? We may have bad news for you...
There are four air traffic strikes planned in the coming days.
# 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.
# Sligo
The Taoiseach didn't receive a warm welcome in Sligo today
Dozens of people protested at a statue unveiling attended by Enda Kenny.
# 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.
# Edward Horgan
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.
# maggie c
Man rescued by coast guard after breaking his arm on boat
The first rescue attempt was unsuccessful.
# how big?
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.
# Diversion
Woman in her 80s detained after flight forced to divert to Shannon Airport
The woman is in Shannon Garda Station.
# not at all nice
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…