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# dublin-airport - Saturday 2 June, 2018

Behind the scenes with an Aer Lingus apprentice
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

Behind the scenes with an Aer Lingus apprentice

Jun 2nd 2018, 8:00 PM 14,682 Views 8 Comments

The airline is doubling its normal intake of new recruits.

# dublin-airport - Friday 1 June, 2018

'Chaos' at Dublin Airport as PA system becomes 'stuck on evacuation mode'
# Please Evacuate
# Please Evacuate

'Chaos' at Dublin Airport as PA system becomes 'stuck on evacuation mode'

Jun 1st 2018, 7:50 AM 43,871 Views 37 Comments

“Attention please, attention please. We are responding to an alarm activation.”

# dublin-airport - Saturday 26 May, 2018

Egyptian baggage handler refused job at Dublin Airport by agency after being told he was 'too old and slow'
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

Egyptian baggage handler refused job at Dublin Airport by agency after being told he was 'too old and slow'

May 26th 2018, 7:00 AM 47,558 Views 0 Comments

The man, a naturalised Irish citizen, had held several other manual roles at the airport over the previous nine years.

# dublin-airport - Thursday 10 May, 2018

Dublin Airport has to fork out €15m to soundproof homes and schools near its new runway
# Hush Hush
# Hush Hush

Dublin Airport has to fork out €15m to soundproof homes and schools near its new runway

May 10th 2018, 3:53 PM 9,109 Views 17 Comments

Hundreds of properties need to be insulated before the completion of the new €320 million airstrip.

An Aer Lingus flight has returned to Dublin after hitting a hare on take-off
# Flight To Spain
# Flight To Spain

An Aer Lingus flight has returned to Dublin after hitting a hare on take-off

May 10th 2018, 3:01 PM 70,071 Views 57 Comments

After reaching north of the French coast, the morning flight had to turn back to Dublin Airport.

# dublin-airport - Monday 30 April, 2018

Suspect substance found during passenger screening at Dublin Airport
# Scene Is Safe
# Scene Is Safe

Suspect substance found during passenger screening at Dublin Airport

Apr 30th 2018, 5:49 PM 34,270 Views 7 Comments

The substance was tested and destroyed this afternoon by members of the Defence Forces.

# dublin-airport - Saturday 28 April, 2018

'Surprising' level of interest in direct flight from Dublin to Asia
# Cathay Pacific
# Cathay Pacific

'Surprising' level of interest in direct flight from Dublin to Asia

Apr 28th 2018, 9:45 AM 32,088 Views 24 Comments

The new Dublin to Hong Kong route has attracted interest from Chinese, Japanese and Filipino globetrotters.

# dublin-airport - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Dublin Airport's new runway called 'the most important thing Ireland will build in a generation'...
# Fly Fly Away
# Fly Fly Away

Dublin Airport's new runway called 'the most important thing Ireland will build in a generation'...

Apr 25th 2018, 12:24 PM 29,481 Views 86 Comments

… By the people building it, that is.

# dublin-airport - Monday 23 April, 2018

Passenger jet makes emergency landing in Dublin due to crack in windscreen
# Lufthansa
# Lufthansa

Passenger jet makes emergency landing in Dublin due to crack in windscreen

Apr 23rd 2018, 1:43 PM 32,616 Views 27 Comments

Lufthansa flight LH-978 was en route to Dublin from Frankfurt when the crew declared an emergency.

# dublin-airport - Sunday 22 April, 2018

Contract awarded for new immigration unit with detention cells at Dublin Airport
# Border Control
# Border Control

Contract awarded for new immigration unit with detention cells at Dublin Airport

Apr 22nd 2018, 7:00 AM 21,257 Views 27 Comments

The OPW confirmed its plans for this dedicated unit after criticisms over the case of a Brazilian au pair who was held in prison overnight.

# dublin-airport - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Booking a holiday? Dublin Airport is getting 14 new routes this summer
# Up Up And Away
# Up Up And Away

Booking a holiday? Dublin Airport is getting 14 new routes this summer

Apr 12th 2018, 3:20 PM 36,843 Views 32 Comments

You’ll now be able to fly direct to Hong Kong and Beijing.

# dublin-airport - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

Delays at Dublin Airport over dense fog
# Low Visibility
# Low Visibility

Delays at Dublin Airport over dense fog

Apr 3rd 2018, 10:03 AM 33,697 Views 12 Comments

Anybody using the airport is being advised to check with their airline before travelling.

# dublin-airport - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

Working 12 hour days and moving 400,000 tonnes of snow - how Dublin Airport crews overcame the Beast
# Whiteout
# Whiteout

Working 12 hour days and moving 400,000 tonnes of snow - how Dublin Airport crews overcame the Beast

Mar 6th 2018, 6:05 AM 17,407 Views 20 Comments

100 on-site staff and 200 contractors worked to clear the nearly 1,000 acre site.

# dublin-airport - Sunday 4 March, 2018

The tiny hare rescued in Dublin Airport during the snow is being well looked after
# Dublin Hareport
From The Daily Edge
# Dublin Hareport

The tiny hare rescued in Dublin Airport during the snow is being well looked after

Mar 4th 2018, 9:46 AM 9,617 Views 2 Comments

Little Emma Sneachta is a very lucky hare.

# dublin-airport - Saturday 3 March, 2018

If there's no toilet around, is having a sneaky wee down a lane really a big deal?
# When Nature Calls
# When Nature Calls

If there's no toilet around, is having a sneaky wee down a lane really a big deal?

Mar 3rd 2018, 7:30 PM 108,391 Views 104 Comments

When you gotta go, do you really have to go?

# dublin-airport - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

So how will The Beast compare to the Big Snow of '82?
# A Link To The Past
# A Link To The Past

So how will The Beast compare to the Big Snow of '82?

Feb 27th 2018, 6:05 AM 96,800 Views 56 Comments

It won’t even come close, says one expert.

# dublin-airport - Saturday 24 February, 2018

Guatemalan mother caught with cocaine-soaked shirts at Dublin Airport jailed for three years
# Courts
# Courts

Guatemalan mother caught with cocaine-soaked shirts at Dublin Airport jailed for three years

Feb 24th 2018, 7:00 AM 17,018 Views 7 Comments

The cocaine was valued at €179,000.

# dublin-airport - Monday 12 February, 2018

Two women arrested after Revenue seizes 46,000 cigarettes and €44,000 cash
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

Two women arrested after Revenue seizes 46,000 cigarettes and €44,000 cash

Feb 12th 2018, 9:45 PM 24,947 Views 29 Comments

The cash and cigarettes were seized in three separate incidents in Dublin Airport.

# dublin-airport - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Dublin Airport people-smuggling operation described as 'Mickey Mouse' enterprise by accused
# Frederick Cham
# Frederick Cham

Dublin Airport people-smuggling operation described as 'Mickey Mouse' enterprise by accused

Feb 6th 2018, 1:52 PM 14,672 Views 0 Comments

Frederick Cham (63) pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to five charges.

# dublin-airport - Saturday 3 February, 2018

Details of all air passengers travelling from Ireland could be sent to Europe and US under new laws
# EU Directive
# EU Directive

Details of all air passengers travelling from Ireland could be sent to Europe and US under new laws

Feb 3rd 2018, 8:15 AM 27,330 Views 44 Comments

Ireland has to introduce new legislation to comply with an EU directive by May.

# dublin-airport - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

Taoiseach confirms backing for new €320m runway at Dublin Airport
# Look Up To The Skies
# Look Up To The Skies

Taoiseach confirms backing for new €320m runway at Dublin Airport

Jan 30th 2018, 5:06 PM 25,061 Views 112 Comments

Sinn Fein has expressed concern about noise for local residents.

# dublin-airport - Monday 15 January, 2018

Dublin Airport wants 'high quality coffee' to replace the Spar in Terminal 2
# Irish Coffee
# Irish Coffee

Dublin Airport wants 'high quality coffee' to replace the Spar in Terminal 2

Jan 15th 2018, 7:19 PM 35,329 Views 71 Comments

DAA says that this unit is needed to satisfy passenger demand.

# dublin-airport - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

Number of flights diverted from Dublin Airport due to fog
# Dublin
# Dublin

Number of flights diverted from Dublin Airport due to fog

Jan 10th 2018, 7:55 PM 25,074 Views 17 Comments

Dublin Airport tweeted this evening that it was open and fully operational but that a small number of aircraft had been diverted due to dense fog.

Giant blaze at Dublin metal plant now under control
# St Margaret's
# St Margaret's

Giant blaze at Dublin metal plant now under control

Jan 10th 2018, 4:20 PM 62,265 Views 31 Comments

Eight fire units were sent to the scene of the recycling plant, located near Dublin Airport.

# dublin-airport - Friday 5 January, 2018

Do you pay for the 'plane water' at Dublin Airport? Be honest...
# Honesty Box
From The Daily Edge
# Honesty Box

Do you pay for the 'plane water' at Dublin Airport? Be honest...

Jan 5th 2018, 9:12 AM 20,231 Views 16 Comments

The true test of whether you’d get into the Good Place, maybe.

# dublin-airport - Friday 29 December, 2017

Number of Irish flights delayed as UK hit by snow and icy conditions
# Delayed
# Delayed

Number of Irish flights delayed as UK hit by snow and icy conditions

Dec 29th 2017, 10:15 AM 15,199 Views 7 Comments

Passengers are being urged to check with their airline to see if they are affected.

# dublin-airport - Sunday 24 December, 2017

It could be you: €5.4m Lotto ticket was bought at Dublin Airport
# Check Your Numbers
# Check Your Numbers

It could be you: €5.4m Lotto ticket was bought at Dublin Airport

Dec 24th 2017, 11:34 AM 15,100 Views 20 Comments

It was bought on one of the busiest days of the year in arrivals so the ticket could have been purchased by someone who was collecting a loved one.

# dublin-airport - Thursday 30 November, 2017

Electronic passport machines are coming into service in Dublin Airport today
# E-Gates
# E-Gates

Electronic passport machines are coming into service in Dublin Airport today

Nov 30th 2017, 9:52 AM 27,235 Views 69 Comments

The gates will use facial recognition to make sure the passenger matches their passport.

# dublin-airport - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

Three legal challenges to Dublin Airport's €320m runway thrown out
# High Court
# High Court

Three legal challenges to Dublin Airport's €320m runway thrown out

Nov 21st 2017, 12:35 PM 17,866 Views 45 Comments

The three challenges were made by two residents’ groups and Friends of the Irish Environment.

# dublin-airport - Saturday 18 November, 2017

Man found dead in Dublin Airport toilets this morning
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

Man found dead in Dublin Airport toilets this morning

Nov 18th 2017, 2:02 PM 91,185 Views 25 Comments

The man was found at 11am this morning.

# dublin-airport - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Dublin Airport received a lovely letter from a customer paying her parking fee nine years late
# Back In 2008
From The Daily Edge
# Back In 2008

Dublin Airport received a lovely letter from a customer paying her parking fee nine years late

Nov 9th 2017, 1:13 PM 12,683 Views 1 Comment

Better late than never.

# dublin-airport - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

A media scrum and fish and chips: Ibrahim Halawa is finally home
# Terminal One - Arrivals
# Terminal One - Arrivals

A media scrum and fish and chips: Ibrahim Halawa is finally home

Oct 24th 2017, 6:33 PM 37,296 Views 228 Comments

Ibrahim Halawa isn’t “going away quietly” – and his arrival at Dublin Airport today proves it.

# dublin-airport - Saturday 21 October, 2017

Dublin Airport will get a 'flagship' new liquor store with a major overhaul of Terminal 2
# Expansion
# Expansion

Dublin Airport will get a 'flagship' new liquor store with a major overhaul of Terminal 2

Oct 21st 2017, 11:30 AM 24,658 Views 52 Comments

It comes shortly after ex-Brown Thomas boss Dalton Philips took up the top job at DAA.

# dublin-airport - Friday 20 October, 2017

Aer Lingus flight returns to Dublin after 'significant damage' to runway lights discovered
# Tyre Tracks
# Tyre Tracks

Aer Lingus flight returns to Dublin after 'significant damage' to runway lights discovered

Oct 20th 2017, 8:27 PM 39,917 Views 45 Comments

The flight was 15 minutes into its journey when the crew was contacted by air traffic controllers.

# dublin-airport - Thursday 19 October, 2017

Dublin Airport will get a 'flagship' new liquor store with a major overhaul of Terminal 2
# The Loop
# The Loop

Dublin Airport will get a 'flagship' new liquor store with a major overhaul of Terminal 2

Oct 19th 2017, 3:31 PM 1,352 Views 0 Comments

It comes shortly after ex-Brown Thomas boss Dalton Philips took up the top job at DAA.

# dublin-airport - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Dublin Airport second runway dispute: State argues there is no 'right to an environment' in Constitution
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

Dublin Airport second runway dispute: State argues there is no 'right to an environment' in Constitution

Oct 18th 2017, 6:15 AM 17,608 Views 0 Comments

Friends of the Irish Environment claim the proposed runway will lead to increases in Ireland’s greenhouse gas emissions.

# dublin-airport - Saturday 7 October, 2017

Looking to get to Dublin Airport by rail? You'll have to wait a few years
# Training Day
# Training Day

Looking to get to Dublin Airport by rail? You'll have to wait a few years

Oct 7th 2017, 9:15 AM 25,739 Views 78 Comments

The only plan on the slate is the Metro North.

# dublin-airport - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Relations between Aer Lingus and Dublin Airport have 'soured immensely'
# Turbulence
# Turbulence

Relations between Aer Lingus and Dublin Airport have 'soured immensely'

Oct 5th 2017, 12:05 AM 24,322 Views 19 Comments

The airline says it would redeploy aircraft if infrastructure isn’t improved.

# dublin-airport - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

Residents group launch legal challenge over new Dublin Airport runway
# Legal Challenge
# Legal Challenge

Residents group launch legal challenge over new Dublin Airport runway

Oct 3rd 2017, 11:00 PM 16,697 Views 49 Comments

The €320 million runway is to be built north and north west of the airport terminal building.

# dublin-airport - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Dublin Airport will be getting busier next year - Aer Lingus says too busy
# Busy Busy
# Busy Busy

Dublin Airport will be getting busier next year - Aer Lingus says too busy

Sep 28th 2017, 10:20 PM 23,567 Views 80 Comments

“Significant improvements need to be made to the existing infrastructure before any increase in capacity during the peak hours should be declared.”