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Dublin: 24°C Sunday 14 August 2022

Thursday 2 December, 2021

Seriously ill crew member airlifted from Spanish fishing vessel off Irish coast
# Coastguard
# Coastguard

Seriously ill crew member airlifted from Spanish fishing vessel off Irish coast

Dec 2nd 2021, 8:25 PM 16,357 Views 10 Comments

The crew member was reported to have suffered a possible stroke.

Monday 22 March, 2021

German MP dies in Limerick after flight makes emergency stop at Shannon
# Karin Strenz
# Karin Strenz

German MP dies in Limerick after flight makes emergency stop at Shannon

Mar 22nd 2021, 7:58 AM 148,440 Views 35 Comments

German media has named the woman as Karin Strenz, a member of the German federal parliament.

Wednesday 1 January, 2020

Injured hiker rescued from mountain in the Burren
# Rescue
# Rescue

Injured hiker rescued from mountain in the Burren

Jan 1st 2020, 6:30 PM 19,651 Views 10 Comments

The man was airlifted to hospital.

Thursday 22 August, 2019

US-bound plane forced to return to Shannon Airport after suffering engine problems
# American Airlines
# American Airlines

US-bound plane forced to return to Shannon Airport after suffering engine problems

Aug 22nd 2019, 1:16 PM 24,893 Views 1 Comment

There were 146 passengers and crew on board.

Thursday 11 July, 2019

Surfers battle to refloat stranded dolphin on Clare beach
# Lahinch
# Lahinch

Surfers battle to refloat stranded dolphin on Clare beach

Jul 11th 2019, 7:59 PM 39,096 Views 22 Comments

The mammal was later found dead in a nearby river.

Wednesday 10 July, 2019

A new tracking system that can find stricken aircraft anywhere in the world is based in Co Clare
# Ballygirreen
# Ballygirreen

A new tracking system that can find stricken aircraft anywhere in the world is based in Co Clare

Jul 10th 2019, 6:01 AM 14,273 Views 18 Comments

It’s belived that the system could have helped find the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH-370.

Monday 8 July, 2019

Private jet owned by businessman JP McManus makes emergency landing at Shannon Airport
# Emergency Landing
# Emergency Landing

Private jet owned by businessman JP McManus makes emergency landing at Shannon Airport

Jul 8th 2019, 9:19 AM 65,047 Views 64 Comments

There were five people on board the Gulfstream G650 jet including, it’s understood, McManus himself.

Thursday 20 June, 2019

Plane makes emergency landing at Dublin Airport as passenger suffers suspected heart attack
# Emergency Landing
# Emergency Landing

Plane makes emergency landing at Dublin Airport as passenger suffers suspected heart attack

Jun 20th 2019, 1:43 PM 46,424 Views 28 Comments

United Airlines flight UA-70 was travelling from New York to Amsterdam at the time.

Sunday 24 March, 2019

Flyers distributed to plane spotters as Dublin Airport seeks to prevent drone incidents
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

Flyers distributed to plane spotters as Dublin Airport seeks to prevent drone incidents

Mar 24th 2019, 2:52 PM 20,382 Views 24 Comments

Flights were temporarily suspended at Dublin Airport 21 February due to a drone sighting.