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What kind of weapons were six US airplanes refused access to Ireland carrying?
# Munitions Of War
# Munitions Of War

What kind of weapons were six US airplanes refused access to Ireland carrying?

Oct 7th 2017, 4:00 PM 63,427 Views 64 Comments

The description for the contents of most of the refused flights was ‘class 1 explosives’. The reasons for the refusals are as yet unclear however.

Shannon security staff are due pay rises for the airport's 'unique' situation
# Work
# Work

Shannon security staff are due pay rises for the airport's 'unique' situation

Jul 23rd 2017, 8:15 AM 16,521 Views 15 Comments

Workers at the airport, which routinely hosts US military flights, need to fulfil stringent criteria.

Shannonwatch asks Shane Ross why 'plane on way to Nato air base' was allowed to stop in Ireland
# Miami Air
# Miami Air

Shannonwatch asks Shane Ross why 'plane on way to Nato air base' was allowed to stop in Ireland

Jan 9th 2017, 6:15 AM 22,209 Views 65 Comments

The Department of Transport has contacted Miami Air about the “circumstances surrounding this flight”.

More than 1,000 airplanes carrying weapons allowed into Ireland since 2014
# Neutrality
# Neutrality

More than 1,000 airplanes carrying weapons allowed into Ireland since 2014

Sep 23rd 2015, 10:57 PM 22,804 Views 86 Comments

One TD says Ireland is helping weapons fall into the hands of ISIS.

'I did what I thought was right at Shannon Airport,' says Mick Wallace
# Allegations
# Allegations

'I did what I thought was right at Shannon Airport,' says Mick Wallace

Mar 10th 2015, 6:55 PM 16,030 Views 0 Comments

Clare Daly and Mick Wallace were giving evidence in court today.

'Irish citizens seen as a hostile party by Islamic resistance groups', court told
# Shannonwatch
# Shannonwatch

'Irish citizens seen as a hostile party by Islamic resistance groups', court told

Feb 25th 2015, 7:25 AM 20,070 Views 0 Comments

The evidence was given during a case involving TDs Mick Wallace and Clare Daly.

Mick Wallace will be representing himself in court today
# Shannon
# Shannon

Mick Wallace will be representing himself in court today

Feb 24th 2015, 10:45 AM 23,476 Views 3 Comments

Wallace and fellow independent TD Clare Daly are contesting charges that they entered a restricted zone in Shannon Airport last summer.

Department of Foreign Affairs: Shannon Airport was not used to facilitate torture
# CIA
# CIA

Department of Foreign Affairs: Shannon Airport was not used to facilitate torture

Dec 10th 2014, 6:13 PM 7,971 Views 48 Comments

A damning report into torture used by the US military was released yesterday.

Mick Wallace and Clare Daly to appear in court
# Shannon Airport
# Shannon Airport

Mick Wallace and Clare Daly to appear in court

Dec 1st 2014, 3:15 PM 17,840 Views 0 Comments

The TDs were arrested in July after trying to search a US military aircraft.

TDs and Senators visited Shannon Airport today - to see if the US military should still be there
# Shannonwatch
# Shannonwatch

TDs and Senators visited Shannon Airport today - to see if the US military should still be there

Oct 2nd 2014, 9:05 PM 13,198 Views 112 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Pádraig Mac Lochlainn said further assurances are needed from the government that Ireland’s neutrality is not being compromised.

Poll: Would you support the use of Irish airports for attacks on Islamic State militants?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you support the use of Irish airports for attacks on Islamic State militants?

Sep 27th 2014, 10:18 AM 22,720 Views 220 Comments

Should Ireland join the international coalition?

PHOTOS: Mick Wallace and Clare Daly are arrested at Shannon Airport
# Shannonwatch
# Shannonwatch

PHOTOS: Mick Wallace and Clare Daly are arrested at Shannon Airport

Jul 22nd 2014, 10:54 PM 49,088 Views 212 Comments

See what went down in Shannon this afternoon.

Just released and Mick Wallace is tweeting pictures of US military craft at Shannon
# Shannonwatch
# Shannonwatch

Just released and Mick Wallace is tweeting pictures of US military craft at Shannon

Jul 22nd 2014, 4:54 PM 21,541 Views 153 Comments

The Wexford TD is continuing his campaign to stop Shannon from being used as a US military airbase.

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

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

Jun 18th 2014, 7:15 PM 17,426 Views 159 Comments

Some of them looked pretty stunned at the tirade…

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

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

Feb 3rd 2014, 3:15 PM 5,439 Views 74 Comments

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

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

Margaretta D'Arcy "in good spirits" in prison

Jan 26th 2014, 12:23 PM 10,803 Views 156 Comments

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

Armed US plane landed at Shannon 'in error'
# US Military
# US Military

Armed US plane landed at Shannon 'in error'

Oct 18th 2013, 8:59 AM 28,416 Views 220 Comments

Shannonwatch said it is difficult to believe that a breach of this kind was an administrative error.

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

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

Oct 12th 2012, 9:28 AM 4,416 Views 95 Comments

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.

Over 1,100 planes carrying military arms landed at Shannon Airport in 2011
# Shannon Airport
# Shannon Airport

Over 1,100 planes carrying military arms landed at Shannon Airport in 2011

Jan 24th 2012, 11:26 AM 2,243 Views 33 Comments

The Minister for Transport has also said that under 250,000 American soldiers passed through the airport in 2011.