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# shannon - Friday 21 November, 2014

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.

# shannon - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

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”.

# shannon - Monday 28 July, 2014

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.

# shannon - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

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.

Mick Wallace and Clare Daly released after being arrested at Shannon Airport

The pair were attempting to inspect two US military aircraft.

# shannon - Thursday 10 July, 2014

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.

# shannon - Monday 23 June, 2014

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.

# shannon - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

"We are now a blood-ridden country": Margaretta D'Arcy rounds on TDs over Shannon...

Some of them looked pretty stunned at the tirade…

# shannon - Friday 13 June, 2014

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.

# shannon - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

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.

# shannon - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Body taken from River Shannon in Limerick City

The man went into the river on Sunday evening.

# shannon - Monday 19 May, 2014

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 - Sunday 18 May, 2014

Teen arrested after three youths robbed at knifepoint

A knife and cash were recovered by gardaí investigating the incident.

# shannon - Saturday 17 May, 2014

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…

# shannon - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

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.

# shannon - Monday 12 May, 2014

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.

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?

From The Daily Edge Watch Donald Trump's incredibly awkward arrival on Irish soil Trumped

Watch Donald Trump's incredibly awkward arrival on Irish soil

*national cringe*

# shannon - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Passenger dies on New York flight diverted to Shannon

The Alitalia flight was diverted yesterday afternoon due to passenger illness.

# shannon - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

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 - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

'New future' for Shannon a step closer with signing of bill

The bill sets up a new Shannon Group plc on a statutory basis.

# shannon - Monday 7 April, 2014

Tourists targeted with new Shannon - Bristol route

The flights will take off at 11.10am, seven days a week.

# shannon - Thursday 3 April, 2014

New jobs for Dublin, Shannon, Cork and Waterford

This brings the total number of jobs announced today to 555.

# shannon - Monday 31 March, 2014

Nine new routes at Shannon Airport

Ryanair have launched the new services.

# shannon - Sunday 23 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Margaretta D'Arcy appeared on the Saturday Night Show in her orange prison jumpsuit Telly

# shannon - Saturday 22 March, 2014

"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.

# shannon - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Talks about airport workers' pensions 'moving to more intensive phase'

This follows the halting of a strike that was planned for last Friday.

# shannon - Monday 24 February, 2014

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.

# shannon - Friday 14 February, 2014

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.

# shannon - Thursday 13 February, 2014

From The42 Promising Munster hooker Casey thriving under 'more professional' attitude Educated

Promising Munster hooker Casey thriving under 'more professional' attitude

The Cork native has taken the road less traveled into professional rugby.

# shannon - Monday 10 February, 2014

Search for missing tourist stood down in Cork

The body of the man’s friend was recovered from the water earlier today.

# shannon - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Limerick residents should 'assume flood water is contaminated'

The HSE says people should throw out any food that has been in contact with the water.

Aer Lingus welcomes back Boeing as Shannon to Boston route launches

The company will now fly daily to Beantown from County Clare.

# shannon - Monday 3 February, 2014

Protest rally in solidarity with Margaretta D’Arcy to be held this weekend

The peace rally is being held in Shannon in opposition to the US military use of the airport.

Column: We've been given an opportunity to re-think our values as a nation... so what are they?

Where do we stand as a nation on issues like neutrality, aid and inequality? Ireland’s Foreign Policy Review allows us to have our say, writes Hans Zomer.

# shannon - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Column: Peacemakers like Margaretta D’Arcy uphold the greater moral law

Margaretta, in her peaceful act of civil disobedience, was seeking to highlight our own government’s failure to uphold both Irish and international law. We should applaud her courage, writes Joe Murray.

# shannon - Sunday 26 January, 2014

Margaretta D'Arcy "in good spirits" in prison

D’Arcy, who is receiving treatment for cancer, has already been in Limerick Prison for 10 days.

# shannon - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

President defends Sabina prison visit as “private and personal”

“Sabina is a person who can speak for herself and is a person of very good judgement.”

SIPTU ballot for strike action at Aer Lingus & DAA under way

Transport Minister Leo Varadkar has urged a quick, “simple” solution to the long-running dispute, which centres on a deficit in a pension scheme.

# shannon - Monday 20 January, 2014

Margaretta D'Arcy "in good spirits" in Limerick Prison

The protester has been visited by the wife of President Michael D Higgins.