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# shannon - Monday 10 December, 2012

Plans to make Shannon a tourist attraction unveiled

The six-year plan was produced by Clare County Council and unveiled this morning. It includes an aviation museum and ‘green infrastructure’.

# shannon - Monday 3 December, 2012

Ireland West Airport Knock threatens legal challenge over Shannon plans

Management said it may have “no choice but to challenge the Government’s inequitable behaviour towards the airport in the courts”.

# shannon - Sunday 2 December, 2012

BA flight makes precautionary landing at Shannon Airport

The Boeing 777 jet made an unscheduled precautionary landing at Shannon after detecting smoke in the cabin.

# shannon - Friday 16 November, 2012

From The42 Ulster Bank League: Young Munster hope to thwart Garryowen's leadership drive Previews

Ulster Bank League: Young Munster hope to thwart Garryowen's leadership drive

Shannon are looking for a first win of the season against last year’s champions, St Mary’s College.

# shannon - Sunday 11 November, 2012

From The42 Ulster Bank League: Lansdowne stay top as they return to winning ways in Clontarf Club Rugby

Ulster Bank League: Lansdowne stay top as they return to winning ways in Clontarf

A second-half comeback gave Mike Ruddock’s side the victory while Garryowen stayed in touch with a win over Shannon.

# shannon - Monday 5 November, 2012

New Philadelphia - Shannon air route welcomed

US Airways has announced that the new route will commence on 23 May next year.

# shannon - Monday 29 October, 2012

From The42 Ulster Bank League: Lansdowne top the table after away win over St Mary's College Round-Up

Ulster Bank League: Lansdowne top the table after away win over St Mary's College

The Dublin derby was comprehensively won by Mike Ruddock’s side after a hat-trick of tries from Cian Aherne.

# shannon - Friday 12 October, 2012

'Legal violations' caused by US military and CIA use of Shannon Airport outlined in new booklet

Irish peace groups have outlined the “aviation, human rights, and international humanitarian law” which are being violated by the use of the airport by foreign military.

# shannon - Monday 8 October, 2012

Ulster Bank League: Lansdowne go top with six-try blitz against Shannon

The Dublin side were in unstoppable form while Young Munster and Garryowen kept up the winning habit.

# shannon - Friday 5 October, 2012

Ulster Bank League: New cup up for grabs in Cork v Dublin clash

The McCarthy & O’Reilly trophy will be on the line for the first time as Dolphin host Old Belvedere.

# shannon - Thursday 4 October, 2012

From The Daily Edge “On cloud 9″: Ill mum’s joy after internet ‘brings Ireland’ to her Cloud 9

“On cloud 9″: Ill mum’s joy after internet ‘brings Ireland’ to her

Members of an online community rallied around when one of them wanted to “bring Ireland” to his mum who has cancer.

# shannon - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

Old Tipperary convent snapped up for €115,000

A Georgian mansion in Dublin was also sold for over €1 million at today’s distressed property auction.

United Airlines anounces new Shannon - Chicago route

The new route will begin next summer, and was last in operation in 2009 with Aer Lingus.

# shannon - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

American Airlines flight makes emergency landing at Shannon Airport

A flight from Chicago to London Heathrow made an emergency landing shortly after 1pm today following reports of a smell of smoke on board.

# shannon - Thursday 27 September, 2012

Ulster Bank League: Quinlan joins commentary team for new season's kick-off

The former Munster back-row will offer his insight at the ‘Friday Night Lights’ opener between Young Munster and Shannon.

# shannon - Sunday 9 September, 2012

River Shannon gets storytelling project Oral History This post contains videos

River Shannon gets storytelling project

Arts project wants people to relate their tales of Ireland’s longest river and its effect on their lives.

# shannon - Thursday 16 August, 2012

Blind canoeist to paddle the length of the Shannon for charity

Wesley Bourke said the storm conditions this weekend will not deter him from his goal to raise funds and awareness for ChildVision.

# shannon - Saturday 4 August, 2012

Post mortem to be carried out on body found in Lough Derg

The man’s body was found in the water on Friday night following a search operation.

# shannon - Friday 3 August, 2012

# shannon - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

Unions, staff to hold talks at Shannon over plans to sell off hangar

Staff and unions for Aer Lingus are unhappy with the plan which will see 55 workers face compulsory redundancy or relocation.

# shannon - Sunday 17 June, 2012

Unions threaten summer strike action at Aer Lingus

Unite says that it does not make idle threats and a full withdrawal of labour could be imminent.

# shannon - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

Documentary to chronicle human dramas at Dublin airport Poignant This post contains images

Documentary to chronicle human dramas at Dublin airport

TV3 six-parter will capture the arrivals and departures, reunions and separations at airport which saw 18.7 million people pass through it last year.

# shannon - Monday 14 May, 2012

International flights down 3 per cent at Dublin, Cork and Shannon

IAA figures show that total flights in Irish airspace fell by 1.2 per cent last month compared to April 2011.

# shannon - Thursday 10 May, 2012

Dublin Airport set for up to 150 redundancies

The DAA said the staff reductions were necessary due to the “ongoing economic downturn”.

# shannon - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

Shannon Airport to break away from DAA

Ryanair has criticised the government for not looking to sell Shannon Airport to the private sector.

# shannon - Saturday 28 April, 2012

Hands on: Shannon worker becomes unexpected Olympic torchbearer

The torch made an unscheduled stop at Shannon Airport yesterday.

# shannon - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

West Clare lighthouse opening will create 12 seasonal jobs

West Clare’s historic Loop Head Lighthouse will reopen to the public during the June Bank Holiday weekend.

# shannon - Wednesday 21 March, 2012

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things to know this morning…

# shannon - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Man seriously injured in Co Clare crash

Gardaí in Shannon are appealing for witnesses after a 29-year-old male was seriously injured in single vehicle incident.

# shannon - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

Report recommends Shannon Airport separate from Dublin Airport Authority

A consultants’ report has recommended changes to the airport’s management structure in light of annual losses and declining passenger numbers.

# shannon - Thursday 23 February, 2012

Why do China's leaders love visiting Shannon?

Newswhip’s Paul Quigley discovers how Shannon, Co Clare helped invent modern China.

# shannon - Sunday 19 February, 2012

In pictures: Chinese vice-president Xi Jinping’s Irish visit so far Chinese Visit This post contains images

In pictures: Chinese vice-president Xi Jinping’s Irish visit so far

The Cliffs of Moher and all…

# shannon - Wednesday 25 January, 2012

Transatlantic flight diverted to Shannon after ‘smell of smoke’ on board

The British Airways flight resumed its journey to Chicago in the early hours of this morning.

# shannon - Saturday 21 January, 2012

1,500 without water as Limerick contamination 'worse than initially feared'

Water tankers are in place in west Limerick after a volume of oil entered the river Deel on Thursday night.

# shannon - Thursday 22 December, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday

In tonight’s Fix: Are we the most miserable people in the EU? Plus wage reforms for many workers… and the most adorable polar bear cub you’ll see this week.

# shannon - Sunday 11 December, 2011

Three men rescued from sinking fishing boat

The 40ft fishing vessel sank off Glandore, Co Cork, but its crew are now safe and well.

# shannon - Wednesday 23 November, 2011

Shannon Airport could become international 'humanitarian hub'

The Government has commissioned a feasibility study on developing the airport as a centre for international aid.

# shannon - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

Gilmore accepts US assurance of no rendition flights through Shannon

Eamon Gilmore says he’ll take the United States’ word that its Air Force did not carry prisoners of war through Shannon.

# shannon - Thursday 15 September, 2011

TD says independence from DAA is the only answer for Shannon Airport

Fine Gael TD Joe Carey has called for independence for Shannon from the Dublin Airport Authority, and says the management of the airport needs to be overhauled.

# shannon - Thursday 1 September, 2011

US 'rendition flight' aircraft flew to Shannon airport

The Clare airport was one of a number of international locations used by the secret flights, court documents show.