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Wednesday 22 March 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Shannon

All time
# Shannon
Investigation after two men badly burned by molten plastic
The pair are currently receiving treatment at Cork University Hospital.
# turned back
Mexico-bound plane makes emergency landing at Shannon
Flight DE4156 was over the Atlantic, en route to Cancun, when the alarm was raised.
# Allegations
'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
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.
# River Shannon
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.
# plane diverted
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.
# job fairy
Live in Clare or Kilkenny? 125 new jobs are on the way
Two job announcements were made today.
# failte roimh
Here are the 30 countries who have landed military aircraft in Shannon since 2009
Afghanistan, Bahrain, Israel, Saudi Arabia, USA…
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.
# QH-8073
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 Airport
Mick Wallace and Clare Daly to appear in court
The TDs were arrested in July after trying to search a US military aircraft.
# this just in
Boston-bound flight diverts back to Shannon due to "suspected technical problem"
The plane was out over the Atlantic when a decision was made turn it around.
# winners
Shannon Airport wins 'Airport of the Year' in European awards
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”.
# River Shannon
Detectives appeal to Polish community for help investigating Patryk Krupa murder
One man has already appeared in court in connection with the case, and there have been a number of other arrests.
# Shannonwatch
Just released and Mick Wallace is tweeting pictures of US military craft at Shannon
The Wexford TD is continuing his campaign to stop Shannon from being used as a US military airbase.
# Protest
Mick Wallace and Clare Daly released after being arrested at Shannon Airport
The pair were attempting to inspect two US military aircraft.
# Shannon
Margaretta D'Arcy has been jailed again for refusing to sign a bond
The elderly peace activist has been returned to prison for refusing to comply with judge’s order.
# Athlone
Man released over death of Polish man found in the Shannon
The man in his 20s was freed last night and a file is being sent to the DPP.
# extraordinary rendition
"We are now a blood-ridden country": Margaretta D'Arcy rounds on TDs over Shannon...
Some of them looked pretty stunned at the tirade…
# Taking off
Heineken Cup drives record month for Aer Lingus
Traffic to the Heineken Cup final in Cardiff was a major driver for the short-hop specialist in May.
# Ready for takeoff
Ryanair has launched five new routes from Shannon
The budget carrier said that it couldn’t run the new flights if the travel tax was still in play.
# River Shannon
Body taken from River Shannon in Limerick City
The man went into the river on Sunday evening.
# Taking Flight
Aer Lingus regional traffic up, up and away by 35 per cent
A strong Easter and new routes are driving the gains made by the short hop carrier.
# Shannon
Teen arrested after three youths robbed at knifepoint
A knife and cash were recovered by gardaí investigating the incident.
# hair force one
The infamous snail, those freezing musicians ... that hair: On Trump Patrol in Co Clare
The most cringe inducing Irish-American moment since Jedward met Barack? Whatever you made of it, here’s what went on in the lead-up to The Donald’s bizarre red carpet welcome…
# flying palace
Donald Trump's gold-plated Boeing 757 is parked in Shannon at the moment - want a look inside?
The gold’s on the inside… It probably wouldn’t be safe to encase the outside of a plane in gold-plating.
# trump in ireland
Trump: I'm bringing hundreds of jobs --- and yes, I'll be a friend of the snail
The outspoken billionaire arrived in Co Clare this morning to check out the luxury golf resort he snapped up for a song.
# heavyweight clash
Watch: What economic advice does Donald Trump have for Michael Noonan?
The business heavyweights met at Shannon earlier. But what does ‘The Donald’ think of the Government’s efforts to mount an economic recovery?
# trumped
Watch Donald Trump's incredibly awkward arrival on Irish soil
*national cringe*
# alitalia
Passenger dies on New York flight diverted to Shannon
The Alitalia flight was diverted yesterday afternoon due to passenger illness.
# Mick Wallace
349 US planes with war munitions allowed to land at Shannon. Zero were refused
However, thirteen overflights were refused due to the nature of their cargo.
# Shannon
'New future' for Shannon a step closer with signing of bill
The bill sets up a new Shannon Group plc on a statutory basis.
# Flights
Tourists targeted with new Shannon - Bristol route
The flights will take off at 11.10am, seven days a week.
# Jobswatch
New jobs for Dublin, Shannon, Cork and Waterford
This brings the total number of jobs announced today to 555.
# Come Fly With Me
Nine new routes at Shannon Airport
Ryanair have launched the new services.
# telly
Margaretta D'Arcy appeared on the Saturday Night Show in her orange prison jumpsuit
Orange is the new black.
# Released
"If that's the way the cookie crumbles": Margaretta D'Arcy says she'll go back to prison if she has to
The veteran peace activist was released from Mountjoy women’s prison this morning. She’s due back before the courts on a separate charge in three month’s time.
# grounded
Talks about airport workers' pensions 'moving to more intensive phase'
This follows the halting of a strike that was planned for last Friday.
# Rescue
Fisherman with crush injuries airlifted from trawler 250km west of Kerry
The Shannon Rescue 115 helicopter was dispatched to the vessel last night, supported by an Air Corps CASA plane.
# Transfer
Margaretta D'Arcy moved to Mountjoy's Dóchas Centre
The peace activist is serving a three month sentence for refusing to stay out of unauthorised zones at Shannon Airport.