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Sunday 3 December 2023 Dublin: 0°C

# Baldonnel

This year
The Irish Air Corps' new maritime patrol aircraft touches down in Dublin
The aircraft is the first of two CASA 295 aircraft which will be used to patrol the Irish Exclusive Economic Zone off the Irish coast.
All time
US military cargo plane lands at Dublin's Baldonnel airfield on 'technical stop'
The C17, which landed in Casement Aerodrome, Dublin, is the latest US military aircraft spotted in Ireland.
Two arrested after gun, ammunition and cannabis seized in Dublin
The cannabis herb seized has an estimated street value of €40,000.
Chemical exposure claims: Five years on from protected disclosures Air Corps whistleblowers still 'waiting for justice'
Gavin Tobin claims members of the Air Corps were exposed to dangerous chemicals.
Military police investigation launched after suspected cocaine discovered at Baldonnel Airfield
The Defence Forces confirmed that an investigation has been launched.
Calls for investigation as gardaí alerted to alleged smuggling at Baldonnel Airfield
Sinn Féín’s defence spokesperson Aengus Ó Snodaigh told that he will be raising this issue with the Taoiseach as a matter of urgency.
Air Corps whistleblower claims death toll from chemical-linked illnesses surpasses 72
Chronic fatigue, depression and anxiety are just some of the conditions the whistleblower has been living with for over a decade.
Suicide, cancer and organ failure - today we list all the alleged victims of the Air Corps chemical scandal
The average age of the dead is 50.
Air Corps controversy: Minister says reports on toxicity at Baldonnel 'can't be found'
At least six people are taking action against the State for alleged exposure to chemicals whilst in the Air Corps.
Two men suing State over Air Corps chemical exposure say they have developed cancer
The men are two of six alleging that exposure to chemicals has made them seriously ill.
Government jet makes emergency landing with Taoiseach on board
The plane made the stop due to technical issues.
"Both sides emphasised a very honest version of the past." President Higgins returns home after UK visit
The President’ plane touched down in Baldonnel shortly after 6pm this evening.
Pigeon v Plane: The costly battle to keep the airspace bird-free
A recent incident involving pigeons which forced an Aer Lingus plane to abandon its flight to London has highlighted the measures Dublin Airport takes to keep the skies around the runway bird-free.
Meadhbh McGivern in a 'relatively stable' condition after 14 hour surgery
The Leitrim teenager was flown to London in the government Lear jet on Wednesday night after a donor organ became available.