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Monday 27 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Eyjafjallajokull

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# Thar She Blows
How Irish scientists are keeping the government up to date on that Icelandic volcano
Remember Eyjafjallajokull? Everyone’s trying to make sure that that doesn’t happen all over again…
# Ryanair
Ryanair loses ECJ case on reimbursing costs for stranded passengers
The court ruling could have wide-ranging implications for air carriers and their passengers.
# Ash Cloud
Blow for Ryanair as ECJ set to uphold ash cloud challenge
The ECJ’s advocate-general is likely to uphold a complaint from a Dubliner whose flight was cancelled during the 2010 disruption.
# History Repeating?
Not this again... New seismic activity underneath Icelandic volcano
Seriously? Seriously?! There’s been a new cluster of minor earthquakes underneath Katla, which is bigger than Eyjafjallajokull.
# Flying High
Ryanair profits up 26 per cent - but tougher times ahead
The airline performs well on fuel bets and bounces back from airspace closures – but oil prices will mean a leaner 2011.
# Volcanic eruption
Iceland closes main airport but ash cloud 'not heading to Europe'
Keflavik airport is fully closed with no flights taking off or landing as the ash plume covers Iceland but officials insist its not Europe-bound.
# Volcanic eruption
Another Icelandic volcano erupts - but it's unlikely to cause travel disruption
History shows that previous eruptions in Grimsvotn have not had much influence on flight traffic — unlike the massive disruption caused last year by Eyjafjallajokull.
# Ash Cloud
Report vindicates aviation authorities over ash cloud flight cancellations
The ash cloud from Iceland’s (still unpronounceable) Eyjafjallajökull volcano could have caused engines to fail and seriously scratched up windows.
# Tourism
Numbers visiting Ireland down 15% on last year
The volume of tourists coming to Ireland fell by a million in 2010, according to estimates by the travel industry.
# Ryanair
Ryanair's profit takes off despite ash cloud
Forget Eyjafjallajokull: despite having to cancel hundreds of flights, Ryanair’s profits increased by 17%.
# Ash Cloud
Ash cloud TDs granted expenses they never incurred
Four TDs stranded abroad are given permission to declare themselves ‘present’ in Leinster House – and claim expenses.