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# dublin-airport - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Ryanair plane in Dublin disinfected as 'precaution' after two fall ill on flight from Poland
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

Ryanair plane in Dublin disinfected as 'precaution' after two fall ill on flight from Poland

Feb 18th 2020, 2:14 PM 48,262 Views 32 Comments

The two passengers who became ill onboard the Poznan-Dublin service later tested negative for any virus.

# dublin-airport - Monday 17 February, 2020

'Utter chaos': Technical issues at Heathrow Airport cause cancellations and delays
# Disruption
# Disruption

'Utter chaos': Technical issues at Heathrow Airport cause cancellations and delays

Feb 17th 2020, 8:35 AM 33,814 Views 12 Comments

Some flights to and from Dublin Airport have been affected.

# dublin-airport - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

Sniffer dog Scooby helps Revenue seize €400k worth of cannabis
# Scooby's Doobie Raid
# Scooby's Doobie Raid

Sniffer dog Scooby helps Revenue seize €400k worth of cannabis

Feb 12th 2020, 6:03 PM 23,956 Views 39 Comments

Revenue officers seized around 20kgs of herbal cannabis.

# dublin-airport - Monday 20 January, 2020

Man arrested at Dublin Airport over hammer assault and burglary incidents
# Nenagh
# Nenagh

Man arrested at Dublin Airport over hammer assault and burglary incidents

Jan 20th 2020, 2:41 PM 31,600 Views 0 Comments

Both incidents happened over an 18-hour period in Nenagh last month.

# dublin-airport - Thursday 9 January, 2020

Two men charged over Dublin Airport minibus theft denied bail at Cavan court
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

Two men charged over Dublin Airport minibus theft denied bail at Cavan court

Jan 9th 2020, 5:36 PM 17,288 Views 0 Comments

John and Stephen McDonagh appeared before a sitting of Cavan District Court this afternoon.

# dublin-airport - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

Two arrested after mini bus with passengers stolen from Dublin Airport and later crashed into PSNI vehicle
# False Imprisonment
# False Imprisonment

Two arrested after mini bus with passengers stolen from Dublin Airport and later crashed into PSNI vehicle

Updated Jan 8th 2020, 9:05 PM 103,342 Views 59 Comments

The men were later arrested in Monaghan.

# dublin-airport - Saturday 21 December, 2019

Flying somewhere for Christmas? Don't wrap any presents you're bringing onto the plane
# Festive Flying
# Festive Flying

Flying somewhere for Christmas? Don't wrap any presents you're bringing onto the plane

Dec 21st 2019, 6:15 AM 10,237 Views 7 Comments

People will likely be requested to open any wrapped gifts while they go through airport security.

# dublin-airport - Friday 20 December, 2019

Man arrested at Dublin Airport on foot of European Arrest Warrant
# Arrested
# Arrested

Man arrested at Dublin Airport on foot of European Arrest Warrant

Dec 20th 2019, 9:20 PM 47,095 Views 0 Comments

He will appear before Limerick Circuit Court on Monday morning.

Dublin Airport faces busiest day today as Christmas rush begins
# Christmas Rush
# Christmas Rush

Dublin Airport faces busiest day today as Christmas rush begins

Dec 20th 2019, 6:10 AM 14,988 Views 25 Comments

More than 1,600 performers from local schools and choirs will be there to greet the tens of thousands arriving in today.

# dublin-airport - Thursday 19 December, 2019

Over €100 million of smuggled contraband has been seized at Irish airports and ports since 2016
# Caught
# Caught

Over €100 million of smuggled contraband has been seized at Irish airports and ports since 2016

Dec 19th 2019, 6:10 AM 7,391 Views 9 Comments

At Dublin Port, alone, €87 million worth has been seized since 2016.

# dublin-airport - Friday 6 December, 2019

Two people arrested at Dublin Airport as part of investigation into cyber fraud
# Cyber Fraud
# Cyber Fraud

Two people arrested at Dublin Airport as part of investigation into cyber fraud

Dec 6th 2019, 4:38 PM 21,122 Views 0 Comments

A sum of money, phones and a laptop were also seized during the operation.

# dublin-airport - Sunday 1 December, 2019

Lisa Smith arrested on suspicion of terrorist offences after returning to Ireland
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

Lisa Smith arrested on suspicion of terrorist offences after returning to Ireland

Updated Dec 1st 2019, 11:25 AM 223,476 Views 90 Comments

She arrived at Dublin Airport shortly before 10.30am.

# dublin-airport - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

MDMA worth €60,000 seized at Dublin Airport
# Drugs
# Drugs

MDMA worth €60,000 seized at Dublin Airport

Nov 27th 2019, 6:08 PM 14,174 Views 0 Comments

A 28-year-old man has been arrested by gardaí and detained at Ballymun garda station.

# dublin-airport - Monday 21 October, 2019

US flight diverted to Dublin after cleaning spillage affects passengers and crew
# Itchy Skin
# Itchy Skin

US flight diverted to Dublin after cleaning spillage affects passengers and crew

Oct 21st 2019, 3:00 PM 17,805 Views 8 Comments

The affected passengers complained of of suffering from “burning eyes” and “itchy skin” after a cleaning solution was spilled in the toilet.

# dublin-airport - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Heroin worth €70,000 hidden in ‘sample pulley wheels’ seized at Dublin Airport
# Revenue
# Revenue

Heroin worth €70,000 hidden in ‘sample pulley wheels’ seized at Dublin Airport

Oct 16th 2019, 9:13 PM 30,166 Views 16 Comments

The package in which the drugs were found was from South Africa.

# dublin-airport - Thursday 3 October, 2019

The government has been asked to consider extending state aid to Shannon and Cork airports
# Tourism And Transport
# Tourism And Transport

The government has been asked to consider extending state aid to Shannon and Cork airports

Oct 3rd 2019, 10:10 AM 243 Views 0 Comments

Could aviation be used to promote regional growth?

# dublin-airport - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

Cancellations and delays at Dublin Airport as stormy weather hits east coast
# Dublin
# Dublin

Cancellations and delays at Dublin Airport as stormy weather hits east coast

Updated Oct 1st 2019, 3:55 PM 81,068 Views 21 Comments

The Dun Laoghaire pier was also closed from 12.30pm today.

# dublin-airport - Friday 27 September, 2019

Dublin rabbi stands bail for Israeli teens in court over khat drug seizure at Dublin Airport
# Rabbi Zalman Lent
# Rabbi Zalman Lent

Dublin rabbi stands bail for Israeli teens in court over khat drug seizure at Dublin Airport

Sep 27th 2019, 4:14 PM 36,272 Views 0 Comments

The teens were arrested on 10 September at Terminal 1 and brought to Ballymun Garda station after they were allegedly caught “red-handed”.

# dublin-airport - Thursday 26 September, 2019

'This is absolutely existential': Inside Dublin Airport's fight for growth
# Feature
# Feature

'This is absolutely existential': Inside Dublin Airport's fight for growth

Sep 26th 2019, 10:05 AM 6,468 Views 15 Comments

The airport has experienced a breakneck upswing. Now it is fighting regulatory challenges to keep up.

# dublin-airport - Thursday 12 September, 2019

Two arrested after fight breaks out on tarmac following Mallorca-Dublin flight
# Early Hours
# Early Hours

Two arrested after fight breaks out on tarmac following Mallorca-Dublin flight

Sep 12th 2019, 9:59 AM 95,101 Views 49 Comments

The incident occured after the two men had disembarked a flight from Palma to Dublin.

# dublin-airport - Monday 9 September, 2019

Several Irish flights affected after British Airways cancels UK services over pilot pay dispute
# Grounded
# Grounded

Several Irish flights affected after British Airways cancels UK services over pilot pay dispute

Sep 9th 2019, 7:41 AM 12,073 Views 2 Comments

The carrier is currently locked in a pay dispute with its 4,300 pilots.

# dublin-airport - Friday 6 September, 2019

New preclearance services at Irish airports 'will make it easier to travel to US'
# Dublin And Shannon
# Dublin And Shannon

New preclearance services at Irish airports 'will make it easier to travel to US'

Sep 6th 2019, 5:06 PM 31,766 Views 31 Comments

Dublin and Shannon are the only airports in Europe that offer US preclearance.

Man due in court over money laundering charges totalling €1.1m
# Courts
# Courts

Man due in court over money laundering charges totalling €1.1m

Sep 6th 2019, 11:08 AM 19,970 Views 0 Comments

The man was found with €500,000 in cash at Dublin Airport in 2015.

# dublin-airport - Monday 2 September, 2019

Dublin Airport noise regulator established despite concerns over Fingal Council role
# Noise Complaint
# Noise Complaint

Dublin Airport noise regulator established despite concerns over Fingal Council role

Sep 2nd 2019, 11:20 AM 14,798 Views 15 Comments

The new body, the Aircraft Noise Competent Authority, is being run by Fingal County Council.

# dublin-airport - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Hainan Airlines is axing its Dublin-Shenzhen service and shelving its Beijing route till 2020
# Tourism And Transport
# Tourism And Transport

Hainan Airlines is axing its Dublin-Shenzhen service and shelving its Beijing route till 2020

Aug 15th 2019, 3:37 PM 634 Views 0 Comments

Tourism Ireland said the decision is ‘very regrettable’ as it looks to promote Ireland in China.

# dublin-airport - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

Aer Lingus locates luggage containing ashes of passenger's parents that was lost in transit
# Airline Trouble
# Airline Trouble

Aer Lingus locates luggage containing ashes of passenger's parents that was lost in transit

Aug 6th 2019, 7:54 PM 37,125 Views 28 Comments

Bob Gilmour was travelling from Australia to scatter his parents’ ashes in Ballymena and Birmingham.

# dublin-airport - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Ryanair has claimed that absenteeism among Dublin Airport security staff is 'shocking'
# Tourism And Transport
# Tourism And Transport

Ryanair has claimed that absenteeism among Dublin Airport security staff is 'shocking'

Aug 1st 2019, 1:33 PM 3,878 Views 2 Comments

But operator DAA has strongly rejected the airline’s claims.

Emirates says Dublin Airport's infrastructural woes are hampering its business
# Tourism And Transport
# Tourism And Transport

Emirates says Dublin Airport's infrastructural woes are hampering its business

Aug 1st 2019, 1:28 PM 23,660 Views 37 Comments

The Gulf airline said the issue has had a ‘steady negative impact’ on its services.

# dublin-airport - Friday 26 July, 2019

Cannabis worth over €50,000 seized at Dublin airport
# Illegal Drug Trade
# Illegal Drug Trade

Cannabis worth over €50,000 seized at Dublin airport

Jul 26th 2019, 11:34 AM 16,244 Views 30 Comments

An intelligence-led operation lead to the seizure of over 2.5kgs of herbal cannabis yesterday afternoon.

# dublin-airport - Thursday 25 July, 2019

Judge orders arrest of man who chased his flight on tarmac at Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

Judge orders arrest of man who chased his flight on tarmac at Dublin Airport

Jul 25th 2019, 5:02 PM 36,383 Views 0 Comments

Patrick Kehoe (24) was tackled after he dashed onto the tarmac at Terminal 1 on 27 September last year.

# dublin-airport - Monday 22 July, 2019

Irish airport complaints rose by 56% in 2018
# Aviation Anger
# Aviation Anger

Irish airport complaints rose by 56% in 2018

Jul 22nd 2019, 12:05 PM 19,979 Views 44 Comments

The airline and airport regulator has struggled to cope with the volume of complaints.

# dublin-airport - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Revenue seizes over €175,000 in cash from passenger at Dublin Airport
# Cash Seizure
# Cash Seizure

Revenue seizes over €175,000 in cash from passenger at Dublin Airport

Jul 11th 2019, 11:51 AM 206,951 Views 38 Comments

Revenue officers discovered the cash during a routine search of a man from South Africa.

# dublin-airport - 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 46,364 Views 28 Comments

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

# dublin-airport - Friday 7 June, 2019

Detector dog Robbie helps seize €500,000 worth of herbal cannabis at Dublin Port
# Revenue
# Revenue

Detector dog Robbie helps seize €500,000 worth of herbal cannabis at Dublin Port

Jun 7th 2019, 10:14 PM 14,574 Views 0 Comments

The drugs were discovered when officers stopped and searched a shipment which arrived from Almería, Spain.

# dublin-airport - Thursday 4 April, 2019

Aer Lingus flight had to make emergency landing after suspected engine fire
# Shannon Airport
# Shannon Airport

Aer Lingus flight had to make emergency landing after suspected engine fire

Apr 4th 2019, 3:26 PM 39,741 Views 8 Comments

A report into the incident has concluded that “fatigue failure” of part of the engine was the probable cause.

# dublin-airport - Monday 25 March, 2019

Pressure on Ross to appoint Dublin Airport noise regulator despite conflict of interest concerns
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

Pressure on Ross to appoint Dublin Airport noise regulator despite conflict of interest concerns

Mar 25th 2019, 6:05 AM 13,117 Views 11 Comments

Fingal County Council was chosen as the noise regulator.

# dublin-airport - 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 20,353 Views 24 Comments

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

# dublin-airport - Monday 4 March, 2019

Passengers sleep on the floor at Dublin Airport after snow and ice causes major delays
# Travel Chaos
# Travel Chaos

Passengers sleep on the floor at Dublin Airport after snow and ice causes major delays

Updated Mar 4th 2019, 3:00 PM 87,627 Views 81 Comments

Some airlines experienced delays to their flight schedules as a result of de-icing issues.

# dublin-airport - Friday 22 February, 2019

Poll: Should it be mandatory to register all drones?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should it be mandatory to register all drones?

Feb 22nd 2019, 10:12 AM 23,294 Views 78 Comments

Dublin Airport yesterday temporarily suspended all flights for 30 minutes due to the sighting of a drone.

# dublin-airport - Thursday 21 February, 2019

Gardaí investigating after drone sighting at Dublin Airport causes 30-minute flight shutdown
# Definite Sighting
# Definite Sighting

Gardaí investigating after drone sighting at Dublin Airport causes 30-minute flight shutdown

Updated Feb 21st 2019, 3:56 PM 95,064 Views 95 Comments

Two flights were diverted to Belfast and one to Shannon during that period.