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# shannon - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Weekly protests planned over jailing of 79-year-old peace activist

Film-maker and writer Margaretta D’Arcy was jailed for trespassing at Shannon Airport.

# shannon - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Irish airport traffic up 5.4 per cent in December

Dublin and Shannon each saw rises, but Cork airport saw traffic drop by over seven per cent.

# shannon - Monday 30 December, 2013

# shannon - Friday 27 December, 2013

Woman airlifted from Kerry mountain in 'atrocious' Stephen's Day conditions

“Initially, it looked like the helicopter wasn’t going to make it up — the conditions were just so bad.”

# shannon - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

Aer Lingus Regional creates 20 new jobs with Shannon expansion

The airline said that the expansion was directly related to the abolition of the travel tax.

# shannon - Saturday 30 November, 2013

From The42 All you’ll ever need to know about Shannon RFC My Club

All you’ll ever need to know about Shannon RFC

The Limerick club has produced Munster and Ireland stars such as Alan Quinlan, Anthony Foley and Mick Galwey.

# shannon - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

Aer Lingus crew at Shannon Airport back LRC deal in staffing dispute

The deal will see five crew operating the new smaller transatlantic services with a review of operations due next summer.

# shannon - Friday 15 November, 2013

Cabin crew base closure could be averted following 5am talks breakthrough

The proposals will be put to IMPACT’s cabin crew committee at lunchtime.

# shannon - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

'Some progress' in talks on closure of Shannon cabin crew base

Discussions between union representatives and Aer Lingus management went on till around midnight last night.

# shannon - Friday 8 November, 2013

LRC talks between IMPACT cabin crew and Aer Lingus adjourned

The talks commenced this week after plans to close the cabin crew base at Shannon Airport were announced.

# shannon - Thursday 31 October, 2013

Illegal fireworks seized in Clare

Around €2,000 worth of fireworks found in a house in Shannon.

# shannon - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Aer Lingus to close Shannon cabin crew base that employs 87

It follows a dispute with the IMPACT trade union on staffing levels for new transatlantic services.

# shannon - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

Cocaine seized from house in Clare

A 40-year-old man was arrested at the scene after the drugs were found at the Clare house.

# shannon - Friday 18 October, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Everyone’s talking about Graham Dwyer charged with murder, flooding, and Augmentin stocks running low.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here are the nine things you need to know this morning, as we head into the weekend.

# shannon - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

Air traffic at Dublin and Shannon is up, but Cork is down

Dublin Airport handled nearly 500 flights every day in September, with 62 in Cork and 60 in Shannon.

# shannon - Monday 7 October, 2013

Sister of Chloe Kinsella bids tearful farewell to her "angel" at funeral mass

A large crowd attended the funeral of the teenager in Limerick this morning. Chloe’s body was located on Friday after she had been missing for six days.

# shannon - Saturday 5 October, 2013

Lindsey Kinsella: I never thought I’d see this day

Chloe Kinsella’s sister has thanked the hundreds of people who helped in the search effort, while her uncle has appealed for teenagers under pressure to seek help if they need it.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here are the nine things you want to know as you start your weekend…

# shannon - Thursday 26 September, 2013

'Vile smell' in Shannon causing concern about health among residents

A number of people have reported having headaches and feeling nauseous since last weekend.

# shannon - Sunday 8 September, 2013

Man drowns after slipping off bridge wall in Athlone

The man’s body was recovered from the River Shannon.

# shannon - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Cannabis haul worth €12,000 seized in Clare

Gardaí said investigations are ongoing and no arrests have been made.

# shannon - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Twenty new jobs announced at Shannon-based electronics firm

The new jobs at Ei Electronics will bring the total workforce to 500.

# shannon - Friday 9 August, 2013

Shannon Airport numbers climb again in July

Services from the US and Canada boost numbers at Ireland’s third-largest airport for the second month running.

# shannon - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Five arrested and €316,000 of herbal cannabis seized by Revenue

Over 16 kilogrammes of cannabis was seized in two separate operations in Limerick and Rosslare today.

# shannon - Monday 5 August, 2013

Plane flying to US makes emergency landing at Shannon

The Delta plane was flying from Milan to Atlanta when it had to make the emergency landing.

# shannon - Thursday 1 August, 2013

'Unruly passenger' arrested after plane diverted to Shannon

The woman on board the Delta flight from New York to Athens became abusive during the flight and had to be handcuffed.

# shannon - Thursday 18 July, 2013

From The42 Diarmuid McMahon tells us all about playing with All Black legend Richie McCaw Besties

Diarmuid McMahon tells us all about playing with All Black legend Richie McCaw

The New Zealand captain defused tension at his first training session by dropping the first ball passed to him.

# shannon - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Passengers return to Shannon Airport after evacuation this morning

The airport was evacuated briefly this morning but the public and passengers have now been allowed to return to the building.

# shannon - Monday 15 July, 2013

Blind man walks 140km from Longford to Dublin to help wheelchair users

Rahim Nazarali has only five per cent eyesight but walked along the Royal Canal to raise money for the Irish Wheelchair Association.

Two US military planes landed at Shannon in one day last month

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore said that the aircraft contained no arms, ammunition or intelligence gathering equipment.

# shannon - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

Six people rescued from sinking cruiser on Lough Ree

The vessel struck an object under the waterline and was taking on water when lifeboats arrived.

# shannon - Thursday 21 March, 2013

Ryanair launches new Shannon route to Alicante

The Shannon to Alicante service has not operated since 2010.

# shannon - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

Three arrested on suspicion of arson attack at garda station

A vehicle belonging to a garda was set on fire in Clare on Tuesday.

# shannon - Sunday 10 March, 2013

Vigil at Shannon Airport marks 10 year anniversary of Iraq war

Anti-war group Shannonwatch said Ireland’s record in UN peacekeeping has been “tarnished” by complicity in the CIA rendition programme.

# shannon - Friday 11 January, 2013

Drop in troop flights contributes to decline in Shannon passenger numbers

It was a difficult year for the airport, but 2013 will “mark the turning point” for recovery, a spokesperson said.

# shannon - Friday 21 December, 2012

Seven people hospitalised after chemical incident in Co Clare

A chemical reaction involving bleach caused a ‘gas emission’ which left seven people in hospital.

# shannon - Friday 14 December, 2012

SIPTU members at Shannon Development ballot for industrial action

They say it is in response to the failure of management to provide guarantees following the Government decision to break up the agency.

Plans to boost tourism and renewable energy at Shannon Estuary

A new plan aims to develop the estuary as a site for renewable energy, tourism, and for cruise ships. Public consultation on the plan begins on 17 December.

# shannon - Thursday 13 December, 2012

The 5 at 5: Thursday

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