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Dublin: 3 °C Thursday 24 April, 2014

Shannon Airport

# shannon-airport - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 349 US planes with war munitions allowed to land at Shannon. Zero were refused Mick Wallace

349 US planes with war munitions allowed to land at Shannon. Zero were refused

However, thirteen overflights were refused due to the nature of their cargo.

# shannon-airport - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘New future’ for Shannon a step closer with signing of bill Shannon

‘New future’ for Shannon a step closer with signing of bill

The bill sets up a new Shannon Group plc on a statutory basis.

# shannon-airport - Monday 14 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge An Irish dancing flashmob took over Shannon Airport Everybody Dance Now

An Irish dancing flashmob took over Shannon Airport

Ballaí Luimní with the baggage handlers, anyone?

# shannon-airport - Monday 7 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie From massacres and malnutrition to hope and healing – Burundi and Rwanda 20 years on Burundi

From massacres and malnutrition to hope and healing – Burundi and Rwanda 20 years on

Deo Niyizonkiza survived a massacre in Burundi – escaped to New York – but returned to his native country with a plan to help thousands.

# shannon-airport - Monday 31 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Nine new routes at Shannon Airport Come Fly With Me

Nine new routes at Shannon Airport

Ryanair have launched the new services.

# shannon-airport - Saturday 22 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie From prison to the Saturday Night Show…Margaretta D’Arcy to be released today Campaigning

From prison to the Saturday Night Show…Margaretta D’Arcy to be released today

The 79-year-old will be freed from the Dóchas Centre at Mountjoy Prison at 10.30am this morning.

# shannon-airport - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Margaretta D’Arcy to be released from prison in ten days Free

Margaretta D’Arcy to be released from prison in ten days

However the 79-year-old campaigner will be back in court in June over charges relating to another protest at Shannon Airport.

From TheJournal.ie Judge will decide today if airport strikes can go ahead Courts

Judge will decide today if airport strikes can go ahead

Unions are planning a four-hour stoppage at the country’s airports on Friday – and the DAA and Ryanair want to stop them.

# shannon-airport - Sunday 9 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Margaretta D’Arcy is in prison but activists continue to protest at Shannon Airport US Military

# shannon-airport - Monday 3 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Protest rally in solidarity with Margaretta D’Arcy to be held this weekend 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.

# shannon-airport - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Peacemakers like Margaretta D’Arcy uphold the greater moral law Civil Disobedience

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.

# shannon-airport - Sunday 26 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Margaretta D’Arcy “in good spirits” in prison 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.

# shannon-airport - Thursday 16 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 79-year-old jailed for three months over Shannon protest Anti War Activist

79-year-old jailed for three months over Shannon protest

Margaretta D’Arcy is waking up this morning after spending her first night in Limerick Prison. Meanwhile, President Higgins has been asked to intervene.

# shannon-airport - Friday 27 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Travel disruption as high winds continue Stormwatch This post contains images

Travel disruption as high winds continue

Roads, rail, air and sea are all affected as Ireland takes a battering.

# shannon-airport - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Irish passengers diverted from Stansted Airport after technical problem Diverted

Irish passengers diverted from Stansted Airport after technical problem

Ryanair passengers flying from Dublin, Shannon and Cork were diverted to London Gatwick and East Midlands Airport.

# shannon-airport - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

From Business ETC Aer Lingus crew at Shannon Airport back LRC deal in staffing dispute 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.

# shannon-airport - Thursday 24 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Aer Lingus to close Shannon cabin crew base that employs 87 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.

# shannon-airport - Friday 18 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Friday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Armed US plane landed at Shannon ‘in error’ US Military

Armed US plane landed at Shannon ‘in error’

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

# shannon-airport - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

From Business ETC With the Air Travel Tax gone, Ryanair commits to a million more passengers Budget 2014

With the Air Travel Tax gone, Ryanair commits to a million more passengers

The airline says it wants to meet Irish airport bosses to discus growing its traffic in and out of Ireland by at least one million passengers a year from April 2014.

# shannon-airport - Friday 9 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Shannon Airport numbers climb again in July 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.

# shannon-airport - Thursday 1 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie ‘Unruly passenger’ arrested after plane diverted to Shannon 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.

# shannon-airport - Thursday 18 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie US tourists boost Shannon Airport’s numbers Taking Off

US tourists boost Shannon Airport’s numbers

An eight per cent rise in passengers is Shannon Airport’s first increase in five years.

# shannon-airport - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Passengers return to Shannon Airport after evacuation this morning 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.

# shannon-airport - Monday 15 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Two US military planes landed at Shannon in one day last month Shannon

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-airport - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Ollie the dog helps find cannabis worth €300,000 at Shannon Airport Sniffed Out

Ollie the dog helps find cannabis worth €300,000 at Shannon Airport

After a positive indication on a package by customs dog Ollie, Revenue officials discovered the concealed drugs.

# shannon-airport - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Obama wasn’t the only US President in Ireland yesterday Look Over There!

Obama wasn’t the only US President in Ireland yesterday

Bill Clinton stopped by Shannon Airport yesterday on his way to the Middle East.

# shannon-airport - Thursday 16 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Inexperienced pilots major factor in Shannon plane crash Plane Crash

Inexperienced pilots major factor in Shannon plane crash

An air accident investigation highlighted a lack of understanding among pilots of aircraft controls in severe weather conditions.

# shannon-airport - Thursday 14 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Armed robbery in Coolock causes three Dublin flights to be diverted to Shannon Diverted Flights

Armed robbery in Coolock causes three Dublin flights to be diverted to Shannon

The DAA said an Aer Lingus flight from Gatwick, an Aer Lingus Flight from Brussels and a Ryanair flight from Las Palmas were all diverted to Shannon.

# shannon-airport - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

From Business ETC Calls for government to protect future of Knock Airport Knock Airport

Calls for government to protect future of Knock Airport

Concerns have been raised about the future of the airport in the wake of the government’s proposals to secure the future of Shannon Airport.

# shannon-airport - Sunday 10 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Vigil at Shannon Airport marks 10 year anniversary of Iraq war Shannon

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-airport - Tuesday 5 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie “No evidence of rendition” in garda investigations Rendition

“No evidence of rendition” in garda investigations

The Department of Justice was responding to a report published today claiming Ireland facilitated the CIA’s rendition programme.

From TheJournal.ie Report shows Ireland facilitated CIA rendition programme Rendition

Report shows Ireland facilitated CIA rendition programme

The report indicates that flights involved in the transportation of some high profile detainees are suspected of having refueled at Shannon.

# shannon-airport - Friday 11 January, 2013

From Business ETC Drop in troop flights contributes to decline in Shannon passenger numbers Shannon

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-airport - Thursday 10 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Passenger numbers at Dublin Airport up 2 per cent Dublin Airport

Passenger numbers at Dublin Airport up 2 per cent

An extra 360,000 passengers used Dublin Airport last year with an increase of 420,000 in international passengers.

# shannon-airport - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Leo Varadkar has a 20-point plan for 2013 Way More Than 5

Leo Varadkar has a 20-point plan for 2013

The Minister for Transport wants five new Acts, a new road safety strategy, a Luas connection and an independent Shannon.

# shannon-airport - Monday 31 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: New Year’s Eve 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: New Year’s Eve

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

# shannon-airport - Thursday 13 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix…now with added kisses under the mistletoe Need To Know

The Evening Fix…now with added kisses under the mistletoe

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

# shannon-airport - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Oireachtas agenda: Shannon airport, welfare votes and no confidence Leinster House

Oireachtas agenda: Shannon airport, welfare votes and no confidence

TDs vote this afternoon and this evening on approving individual Budget measures – like PRSI increases and respite grant cuts.

# shannon-airport - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Oireachtas agenda: Welfare cuts, HSE bailout and the Seanad’s birthday Leinster House

Oireachtas agenda: Welfare cuts, HSE bailout and the Seanad’s birthday

James Reilly formally asks for a €360 million HSE bailout today, as the Dáil also debates Sinn Féin’s motion of no confidence.

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