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# dublin-airport - Saturday 16 September, 2017

Sniffer dog Scooby helps seize €230,000 worth of cannabis at Dublin Airport
# Who's A Good Boy
# Who's A Good Boy

Sniffer dog Scooby helps seize €230,000 worth of cannabis at Dublin Airport

Sep 16th 2017, 5:11 PM 22,142 Views 40 Comments

Over 11kg of the drugs were seized.

# dublin-airport - Sunday 10 September, 2017

Motorcyclist seriously injured in overnight crash near Dublin Airport
# Witness Appeal
# Witness Appeal

Motorcyclist seriously injured in overnight crash near Dublin Airport

Sep 10th 2017, 2:48 PM 16,756 Views 4 Comments

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to the incident, which happened at around 4am.

# dublin-airport - Thursday 31 August, 2017

Ireland will soon have a direct flight to one of Asia's most famous cities
# Far East
# Far East

Ireland will soon have a direct flight to one of Asia's most famous cities

Aug 31st 2017, 12:16 PM 56,294 Views 42 Comments

The flights will begin next June.

# dublin-airport - Thursday 20 July, 2017

‘We cried all the way home’: Family devastated as former au pair detained in Mountjoy
# Mountjoy Prison
# Mountjoy Prison

‘We cried all the way home’: Family devastated as former au pair detained in Mountjoy

Jul 20th 2017, 5:05 PM 50,199 Views 117 Comments

The family believe that immigration officials thought the woman had travelled to Ireland to work.

€650,000 worth of heroin and cocaine seized at Dublin Airport
# Cocaine
# Cocaine

€650,000 worth of heroin and cocaine seized at Dublin Airport

Jul 20th 2017, 5:03 PM 16,784 Views 19 Comments

A UK national was caught in possession of the drugs yesterday.

Dublin Airport wants help with 'challenging' noise reduction for homes near its second runway
# Air Traffic Noise
# Air Traffic Noise

Dublin Airport wants help with 'challenging' noise reduction for homes near its second runway

Jul 20th 2017, 2:57 PM 552 Views 0 Comments

DAA is currently embroiled in a court battle with local residents and environmentalists.

# dublin-airport - Monday 10 July, 2017

New garda operation catches five taxis 'taking longer route' to Dublin Airport
# Scenic Route
# Scenic Route

New garda operation catches five taxis 'taking longer route' to Dublin Airport

Jul 10th 2017, 8:16 PM 77,195 Views 93 Comments

A total of 11 taxi drivers in two weeks were found to either be overcharging or taking longer routes.

# dublin-airport - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

12 flights diverted from Dublin Airport last night due to severe fog
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

12 flights diverted from Dublin Airport last night due to severe fog

Jul 4th 2017, 9:41 AM 19,756 Views 38 Comments

Runway maintenance also contributed to the diversions to Shannon and Liverpool.

# dublin-airport - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Dublin Airport is looking for better ways to scare off birds
# Boo!
# Boo!

Dublin Airport is looking for better ways to scare off birds

Jun 21st 2017, 6:51 PM 24,008 Views 72 Comments

Hares, badgers and foxes are also on the hit list.

# dublin-airport - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Dublin is getting a new air route to London
# Flybe
# Flybe

Dublin is getting a new air route to London

Jun 20th 2017, 2:22 PM 21,531 Views 36 Comments

Flybe will run flights from Dublin to London Southend from 29 October.

# dublin-airport - Saturday 17 June, 2017

A Cork choir surprised passengers in Dublin Airport by serenading them as they boarded
# All Aboard
From The Daily Edge
# All Aboard

A Cork choir surprised passengers in Dublin Airport by serenading them as they boarded

Jun 17th 2017, 2:24 PM 5,016 Views 0 Comments

Sure what else would you do while you’re waiting to get on?

# dublin-airport - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

'Ill judged': People are criticising Belfast Airport's 'Brexit' advertisement campaign
# Vote To Leave
# Vote To Leave

'Ill judged': People are criticising Belfast Airport's 'Brexit' advertisement campaign

Jun 13th 2017, 6:45 AM 18,931 Views 16 Comments

The airport yesterday launched its Vote to Leave campaign, which is directed towards people living in the six border counties of the Republic of Ireland.

# dublin-airport - Monday 29 May, 2017

The real story behind the photo of a hare 'with a cigarette in its mouth' at Dublin Airport
# You Can't Handle The Tooth
From The Daily Edge
# You Can't Handle The Tooth

The real story behind the photo of a hare 'with a cigarette in its mouth' at Dublin Airport

May 29th 2017, 1:29 PM 10,622 Views 3 Comments

What a saga.

# dublin-airport - Saturday 27 May, 2017

Norwegian is offering €99 US flights... but what's the final cost?
# Low Cost
# Low Cost

Norwegian is offering €99 US flights... but what's the final cost?

May 27th 2017, 7:59 AM 47,180 Views 35 Comments

With the additional extras, the total flight cost comes to €394.30.

# dublin-airport - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

British Airways flight to London diverts to Dublin Airport with medical emergency
# BA
# BA

British Airways flight to London diverts to Dublin Airport with medical emergency

May 16th 2017, 8:54 AM 23,228 Views 15 Comments

The nature of the medical emergency is unknown.

# dublin-airport - Thursday 4 May, 2017

Shane Ross wants 'to take on monopolies' with independent third terminal at Dublin Airport
# Up In The Air
# Up In The Air

Shane Ross wants 'to take on monopolies' with independent third terminal at Dublin Airport

May 4th 2017, 5:58 PM 17,118 Views 58 Comments

A review into a new terminal would be launched in the next few days, Ross said.

# dublin-airport - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

'We can't keep our head in the sand': Only 3 armed gardaí covering Dublin Airport
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

'We can't keep our head in the sand': Only 3 armed gardaí covering Dublin Airport

Apr 26th 2017, 6:00 AM 25,144 Views 73 Comments

Rank-and-file gardaí have warned they are not prepared for the types of terrorist attacks that have been happening in Europe.

# dublin-airport - Friday 21 April, 2017

Vera Twomey stopped at Dublin Airport attempting to bring medicinal cannabis into the country
# Medical Cannabis
# Medical Cannabis

Vera Twomey stopped at Dublin Airport attempting to bring medicinal cannabis into the country

Apr 21st 2017, 3:32 PM 50,544 Views 208 Comments

Twomey said she declared the medication and it was confiscated by customs officials.

# dublin-airport - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Cork loses out as passengers continue to flock to Dublin Airport
# Mile High Snub
# Mile High Snub

Cork loses out as passengers continue to flock to Dublin Airport

Apr 19th 2017, 6:15 AM 18,394 Views 58 Comments

The capital’s hub is taking a massive chunk of Ireland’s total air traffic.

# dublin-airport - Saturday 8 April, 2017

18 things that are only acceptable at the airport
# Chips For Breakfast
From The Daily Edge
# Chips For Breakfast

18 things that are only acceptable at the airport

Apr 8th 2017, 6:00 PM 12,883 Views 5 Comments

It’s a parallel universe.

# dublin-airport - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Man who slipped and fell down Ryanair plane stairs at Dublin Airport loses €60k damages claim
# Courts
# Courts

Man who slipped and fell down Ryanair plane stairs at Dublin Airport loses €60k damages claim

Mar 15th 2017, 3:03 PM 55,577 Views 0 Comments

The judge agreed that the proceedings were launched too late.

# dublin-airport - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Flights from Dublin Airport to US cancelled as Storm Stella hits the east coast
# East Coast
# East Coast

Flights from Dublin Airport to US cancelled as Storm Stella hits the east coast

Mar 14th 2017, 9:06 AM 20,969 Views 14 Comments

Thousands of flights have been cancelled and schools closed in the US, as the storm drops snow and sleet across the region.

# dublin-airport - Friday 10 March, 2017

'Senseless': Fáilte Ireland's decision to shut down its Dublin Airport tourist office criticised
# Lack Of Demand
# Lack Of Demand

'Senseless': Fáilte Ireland's decision to shut down its Dublin Airport tourist office criticised

Mar 10th 2017, 6:28 PM 11,196 Views 30 Comments

Fáilte Ireland is shutting down its T2 office in June, after closing its T1 tourist office last year.

# dublin-airport - Monday 27 February, 2017

'No Drone Zone': Dublin Airport launches campaign to safeguard flying space
# Fly Away
# Fly Away

'No Drone Zone': Dublin Airport launches campaign to safeguard flying space

Feb 27th 2017, 2:22 PM 11,716 Views 22 Comments

There were 856 cases worldwide where drones got close to an aircraft between 2013 and 2015.

A summer of passport queue chaos? Calls to address 'understaffing' at Dublin Airport
# In A Hurry
# In A Hurry

A summer of passport queue chaos? Calls to address 'understaffing' at Dublin Airport

Feb 27th 2017, 6:10 AM 18,138 Views 33 Comments

The issue cropped up in the Dáil recently, when a TD asked the government why people wait so long to get through.

# dublin-airport - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Dublin Airport is getting four new multi-storey office buildings
# Flying Up
# Flying Up

Dublin Airport is getting four new multi-storey office buildings

Feb 14th 2017, 10:30 AM 19,892 Views 31 Comments

It is estimated that approximately 400 jobs could be created during the construction phase.

# dublin-airport - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

FactCheck: Are Michael O'Leary and Ryanair right about Dublin Airport charges increasing?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Are Michael O'Leary and Ryanair right about Dublin Airport charges increasing?

Feb 7th 2017, 8:30 PM 31,317 Views 33 Comments

The airline says the airport’s fees are rising. The airport disagrees. FactCheck steps in.

# dublin-airport - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Celtic Tiger's Metro North likely to be fast-tracked
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

Celtic Tiger's Metro North likely to be fast-tracked

Jan 31st 2017, 7:36 PM 35,661 Views 104 Comments

Dublin Port and Dublin Airport are also tipped to benefit from increased capital expenditure.

Aer Lingus worker charged with organising human trafficking has passport seized
# Courts
# Courts

Aer Lingus worker charged with organising human trafficking has passport seized

Jan 31st 2017, 5:02 PM 18,796 Views 0 Comments

The Kildare man paid a bond of €2,000 and €20,000 independent surety.

Does Ireland have to allow Trump's migrant ban at its airports?
# Denied
# Denied

Does Ireland have to allow Trump's migrant ban at its airports?

Jan 31st 2017, 6:01 AM 14,878 Views 18 Comments

Ministers will today discuss Ireland’s obligations and review the pre-clearance arrangements at two airports.

# dublin-airport - Monday 30 January, 2017

One person turned away at Dublin Airport since Trump's travel ban
# Turned Away
# Turned Away

One person turned away at Dublin Airport since Trump's travel ban

Jan 30th 2017, 6:47 PM 29,649 Views 93 Comments

Enda Kenny has called for a review of the preclearance policy.

Focus intensifies on how Ireland should deal with Trump's travel ban
# Us Preclearance
# Us Preclearance

Focus intensifies on how Ireland should deal with Trump's travel ban

Jan 30th 2017, 3:14 PM 14,144 Views 46 Comments

The issue of US pre-clearance in Irish airports is under intense scrutiny following the travel ban.

# dublin-airport - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

'I intend to say well done to our social media team and give them a raise' - Michael O'Leary
# Tweeting Up A Storm
# Tweeting Up A Storm

'I intend to say well done to our social media team and give them a raise' - Michael O'Leary

Jan 24th 2017, 1:04 PM 49,472 Views 49 Comments

The Ryanair CEO was in flying form this morning at the launch of the airline’s winter schedule for 2017.

Two Aer Lingus employees and Chinese national in court over alleged illegal immigration operation
# Human Trafficking
# Human Trafficking

Two Aer Lingus employees and Chinese national in court over alleged illegal immigration operation

Jan 24th 2017, 12:04 PM 26,215 Views 0 Comments

The three appeared before the Criminal Courts of Justice.

People smuggling in Ireland: 'We need to ask, why are they taking this route?'
# Human Trafficking
# Human Trafficking

People smuggling in Ireland: 'We need to ask, why are they taking this route?'

Jan 24th 2017, 12:05 AM 18,489 Views 50 Comments

Yesterday, three men were arrested in connection with people smuggling queries – last year, 4,000 people were refused entry at Irish ports.

# dublin-airport - Monday 23 January, 2017

Two Aer Lingus staff among three arrested at Dublin Airport over alleged people smuggling
# Illegal Immigrants
# Illegal Immigrants

Two Aer Lingus staff among three arrested at Dublin Airport over alleged people smuggling

Jan 23rd 2017, 1:00 PM 55,012 Views 58 Comments

The arrests are connected to a garda investigation into suspected facilitation of illegal immigrants.

14 flights between Dublin and London cancelled due to freezing fog
# Poor Visibility
# Poor Visibility

14 flights between Dublin and London cancelled due to freezing fog

Jan 23rd 2017, 9:01 AM 12,683 Views 3 Comments

Dublin Airport is advising people to check the status of their flight with their airline.

# dublin-airport - Friday 13 January, 2017

The best thing about Dublin Airport is the flights to Amsterdam going from Gate 420
# Dank
From The Daily Edge
# Dank

The best thing about Dublin Airport is the flights to Amsterdam going from Gate 420

Jan 13th 2017, 12:10 PM 57,179 Views 6 Comments

Just a coincidence? It happens ALL the time.

# dublin-airport - Thursday 12 January, 2017

More than four times the population of Ireland used Dublin Airport last year
# Come Fly With Me
# Come Fly With Me

More than four times the population of Ireland used Dublin Airport last year

Jan 12th 2017, 10:40 AM 10,136 Views 36 Comments

The airport set a new record for passenger numbers.

# dublin-airport - Friday 30 December, 2016

Flying to London? Thick fog is causing delays and cancellations
# Grounded
# Grounded

Flying to London? Thick fog is causing delays and cancellations

Dec 30th 2016, 12:56 PM 14,441 Views 8 Comments

Irish airports are advising passengers to check their flights.