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# shannon - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

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

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

Jan 21st 2014, 9:56 AM 5,143 Views 27 Comments

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
# Margaretta D’Arcy
# Margaretta D’Arcy

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

Jan 20th 2014, 10:36 PM 10,892 Views 61 Comments

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

# shannon - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Weekly protests planned over jailing of 79-year-old peace activist
# Margaretta D’Arcy
# Margaretta D’Arcy

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

Jan 18th 2014, 1:33 PM 10,116 Views 105 Comments

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
# Up And Away
# Up And Away

Irish airport traffic up 5.4 per cent in December

Jan 15th 2014, 6:41 PM 5,649 Views 40 Comments

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

# shannon - Monday 30 December, 2013

Indira Gandhi sent greetings from the sky to 'friendly people' of Ireland
# 1983 State Papers
# 1983 State Papers

Indira Gandhi sent greetings from the sky to 'friendly people' of Ireland

Dec 30th 2013, 6:30 PM 15,086 Views 25 Comments

How nice.

# shannon - Friday 27 December, 2013

Woman airlifted from Kerry mountain in 'atrocious' Stephen's Day conditions
# Rescue 115
# Rescue 115

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

Dec 27th 2013, 11:51 AM 21,081 Views 96 Comments

“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
# Airline
# Airline

Aer Lingus Regional creates 20 new jobs with Shannon expansion

Dec 4th 2013, 11:12 AM 8,418 Views 16 Comments

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

# shannon - Saturday 30 November, 2013

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

All you’ll ever need to know about Shannon RFC

Nov 30th 2013, 2:46 PM 6,858 Views 2 Comments

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
# Deal
# Deal

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

Nov 20th 2013, 4:26 PM 6,422 Views 10 Comments

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
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

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

Nov 15th 2013, 8:50 AM 5,888 Views 42 Comments

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
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

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

Nov 12th 2013, 9:23 AM 4,080 Views 29 Comments

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
# Shannon
# Shannon

LRC talks between IMPACT cabin crew and Aer Lingus adjourned

Nov 8th 2013, 6:25 PM 4,523 Views 5 Comments

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
# Halloween
# Halloween

Illegal fireworks seized in Clare

Oct 31st 2013, 11:36 AM 7,274 Views 26 Comments

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
# Shannon
# Shannon

Aer Lingus to close Shannon cabin crew base that employs 87

Oct 24th 2013, 2:06 PM 11,363 Views 54 Comments

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
# Drugs
# Drugs

Cocaine seized from house in Clare

Oct 23rd 2013, 9:07 AM 8,220 Views 32 Comments

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
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Oct 18th 2013, 11:03 PM 25,836 Views 0 Comments

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

The 9 at 9: Friday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Oct 18th 2013, 8:41 AM 12,066 Views 16 Comments

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
# Air Traffic
# Air Traffic

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

Oct 9th 2013, 3:07 PM 6,297 Views 55 Comments

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
# Chloe Kinsella
# Chloe Kinsella

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

Oct 7th 2013, 1:57 PM 20,505 Views 35 Comments

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
# Chloe Kinsella

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

Oct 5th 2013, 9:50 PM 41,955 Views 40 Comments

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
# Nine At Nine
# Nine At Nine

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Oct 5th 2013, 8:53 AM 8,306 Views 9 Comments

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
# Whats That Smell
# Whats That Smell

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

Sep 26th 2013, 6:45 AM 11,714 Views 36 Comments

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
# River Shannon
# River Shannon

Man drowns after slipping off bridge wall in Athlone

Sep 8th 2013, 7:49 PM 23,991 Views 19 Comments

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

# shannon - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Cannabis haul worth €12,000 seized in Clare
# Cannabis
# Cannabis

Cannabis haul worth €12,000 seized in Clare

Aug 28th 2013, 12:51 PM 6,321 Views 58 Comments

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
# You're Hired
# You're Hired

Twenty new jobs announced at Shannon-based electronics firm

Aug 27th 2013, 4:00 PM 6,168 Views 8 Comments

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
# Shannon Airport
# Shannon Airport

Shannon Airport numbers climb again in July

Aug 9th 2013, 8:53 AM 5,192 Views 43 Comments

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
# Drugs
# Drugs

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

Aug 8th 2013, 7:30 PM 6,216 Views 40 Comments

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
# Delta
# Delta

Plane flying to US makes emergency landing at Shannon

Aug 5th 2013, 4:55 PM 19,421 Views 39 Comments

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
# Shannon
# Shannon

'Unruly passenger' arrested after plane diverted to Shannon

Aug 1st 2013, 11:29 AM 29,114 Views 77 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 18th 2013, 2:50 PM 4,023 Views 0 Comments

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
# Evacuation
# Evacuation

Passengers return to Shannon Airport after evacuation this morning

Jul 17th 2013, 8:44 AM 11,152 Views 18 Comments

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
# Inspirational
# Inspirational

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

Jul 15th 2013, 9:16 PM 5,574 Views 25 Comments

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
# Shannon
# Shannon

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

Jul 15th 2013, 7:28 PM 10,126 Views 53 Comments

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
# Water Safety
# Water Safety

Six people rescued from sinking cruiser on Lough Ree

May 28th 2013, 7:13 PM 16,369 Views 35 Comments

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
# Air Travel
# Air Travel

Ryanair launches new Shannon route to Alicante

Mar 21st 2013, 12:14 PM 7,255 Views 48 Comments

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
# Clare
# Clare

Three arrested on suspicion of arson attack at garda station

Mar 20th 2013, 8:40 AM 10,592 Views 22 Comments

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
# Shannon
# Shannon

Vigil at Shannon Airport marks 10 year anniversary of Iraq war

Mar 10th 2013, 3:41 PM 5,579 Views 35 Comments

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
# Shannon
# Shannon

Drop in troop flights contributes to decline in Shannon passenger numbers

Jan 11th 2013, 2:41 PM 6,904 Views 25 Comments

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
# Chemical Spill
# Chemical Spill

Seven people hospitalised after chemical incident in Co Clare

Dec 21st 2012, 8:47 AM 4,518 Views 10 Comments

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
# Shannon Development
# Shannon Development

SIPTU members at Shannon Development ballot for industrial action

Dec 14th 2012, 6:03 PM 3,722 Views 9 Comments

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