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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Shannon

All time
# Educated
Promising Munster hooker Casey thriving under 'more professional' attitude
The Cork native has taken the road less traveled into professional rugby.
# Sheep's Head
Search for missing tourist stood down in Cork
The body of the man’s friend was recovered from the water earlier today.
# Floody Hell
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.
# Hello Stranger
Aer Lingus welcomes back Boeing as Shannon to Boston route launches
The company will now fly daily to Beantown from County Clare.
# Shannon
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.
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.
# Limerick Prison
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.
# Margaretta D’Arcy
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.”
# Dispute
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.
# Margaretta D’Arcy
Margaretta D'Arcy "in good spirits" in Limerick Prison
The protester has been visited by the wife of President Michael D Higgins.
# Margaretta D’Arcy
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.
# Up and Away
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.
# 1983 State Papers
Indira Gandhi sent greetings from the sky to 'friendly people' of Ireland
How nice.
# Rescue 115
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.”
# Airline
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.
# 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.
# Deal
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.
# Aer Lingus
Cabin crew base closure could be averted following 5am talks breakthrough
The proposals will be put to IMPACT’s cabin crew committee at lunchtime.
# Aer Lingus
'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
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.
# Halloween
Illegal fireworks seized in Clare
Around €2,000 worth of fireworks found in a house in Shannon.
# Shannon
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.
# Drugs
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.
# News Fix
Here’s What Happened Today: Friday
Everyone’s talking about Graham Dwyer charged with murder, flooding, and Augmentin stocks running low.
# Air Traffic
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.
# Chloe Kinsella
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.
# Chloe Kinsella
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.
# whats that smell
'Vile smell' in Shannon causing concern about health among residents
A number of people have reported having headaches and feeling nauseous since last weekend.
# River Shannon
Man drowns after slipping off bridge wall in Athlone
The man’s body was recovered from the River Shannon.
# Cannabis
Cannabis haul worth €12,000 seized in Clare
Gardaí said investigations are ongoing and no arrests have been made.
# you're hired
Twenty new jobs announced at Shannon-based electronics firm
The new jobs at Ei Electronics will bring the total workforce to 500.
# Shannon Airport
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.
# Drugs
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.
# Delta
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
'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.
# 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.
# Evacuation
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.