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#Shannon Airport

# shannon-airport - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

Number of planes carrying weapons to Shannon this year already surpasses 2017 figures

So far, 423 planes carrying munitions of war have landed in Shannon Airport this year, and 16 landed in Dublin Airport.

# shannon-airport - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

'Simple software issue' most likely the cause of last night's Irish airspace closure

Air travel over much of Ireland was suspended for around two hours during a “systems failure” last night.

# shannon-airport - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

Irish airspace reopens but knock on delays may carry on into tomorrow

Dublin Airport is not affected, but Shannon and Cork are.

# shannon-airport - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

Ryanair flight attempts two landings at Shannon before being diverted to Liverpool

The morning flight was due to land in Ireland West Airport in Knock, but was rerouted to Shannon.

# shannon-airport - Friday 31 August, 2018

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# shannon-airport - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

American soldiers wore uniforms in Shannon town without Irish government approval Exclusive

The Department of Foreign Affairs said it received assurances from the US Embassy that measures will be put in place to ensure it will not happen again.

# shannon-airport - Sunday 27 May, 2018

It's cost €60k this year to have the army help out when US military planes land at Shannon Airport

Since 2003, the gardaí have been allowed request support from the Defence Forces at the airport.

# shannon-airport - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

# shannon-airport - Monday 26 February, 2018

One a day: 330 planes carrying weapons landed in Shannon Airport last year

Dublin TD Clare Daly said that the figures were “absolutely disgraceful”, but “not a bit surprising”.

# shannon-airport - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

Transatlantic flight forced to divert to Shannon Airport after captain fell ill

The plane was travelling from Florida to Copenhagen at the time.

# shannon-airport - Friday 5 January, 2018

Airport worker awarded €50,000 after being sacked for refusing to drive uninsured vehicle

The man refused to drive a company vehicle that didn’t have tax, insurance or NCT discs.

# shannon-airport - Thursday 28 December, 2017

Aer Lingus flight from Dublin to LA makes emergency landing after fault detected

The flight landed safely at Shannon Airport after almost an hour of flying.

# shannon-airport - Monday 7 August, 2017

Shannon Airport wants outside help to become a 'challenger brand' to Dublin and Cork

The Clare hub is looking for a ‘renewed commercial strategy’.

# shannon-airport - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Shannon Airport wants outside help to become a 'challenger brand' to Dublin and Cork

The Clare hub is looking for a ‘renewed commercial strategy’.

# shannon-airport - Sunday 23 July, 2017

The west 'needs year-round flights to New York' to compete with Dublin

That is the opinion of the chambers of commerce from Galway, Shannon-Ennis and Limerick.

Shannon security staff are due pay rises for the airport's 'unique' situation

Workers at the airport, which routinely hosts US military flights, need to fulfil stringent criteria.

# shannon-airport - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Shannon security staff are due pay rises for the airport's 'unique' situation

Workers at the airport, which routinely hosts US military flights, need to fulfil stringent criteria.

# shannon-airport - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

United suspends its New York route from Shannon Airport for winter

Currently it operates a daily service from the airport to Newark in New Jersey.

# shannon-airport - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Shannon Airport's duty-free is getting a major makeover, complete with 'water wall'

The airport’s retail chief is promising features that ‘the finance guys will think are mad’.

# shannon-airport - Saturday 13 May, 2017

Flight diverts to Shannon after a passenger dies on board

Last Monday, an 88-year-old man also died on a flight that was diverted to Shannon.

# shannon-airport - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Lecturer charged with the criminal damage of US navy aircraft at Shannon

A second man was also accused of causing damage to the aircraft.

# shannon-airport - Sunday 2 April, 2017

Shannon Airport has opened the first airport sensory room in Europe for people with autism

It is tailored to be a “soothing place away from the activity of a busy airport”.

# shannon-airport - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

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

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

# shannon-airport - Monday 30 January, 2017

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

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

# shannon-airport - Monday 9 January, 2017

Shannonwatch asks Shane Ross why 'plane on way to Nato air base' was allowed to stop in Ireland

The Department of Transport has contacted Miami Air about the “circumstances surrounding this flight”.

# shannon-airport - Monday 2 January, 2017

Man dies after emergency landing at Shannon Airport

The man was reportedly travelling under medical supervision.

# shannon-airport - Sunday 25 December, 2016

Girl (10) dies after plane diverts to Shannon with medical emergency

The child was treated by a doctor on the plane but was pronounced dead after landing.

# shannon-airport - Friday 2 December, 2016

Two emergency landings in 12 hours at Shannon Airport

The two emergency landings involved a technical fault and a medical emergency, according to the airport.

# shannon-airport - Thursday 29 September, 2016

Passenger taken to hospital after flight makes emergency landing at Shannon Airport

Air Canada flight AC895 was travelling from Milan to Toronto when it was forced to make the landing.

# shannon-airport - Monday 12 September, 2016

Shannon passengers flying to US no longer have to queue twice for security checks

A new screening system is being trialled to combine European and US pre-clearance systems.

# shannon-airport - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

16 people taken to hospital after flight makes emergency landing at Shannon Airport

Shannon Airport confirmed that United Airlines flight UA-880 from Houston to Heathrow diverted to Shannon Airport “with a medical situation”.

# shannon-airport - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

Forty cows, 260 pigs and 200 goats will be getting on a plane from Shannon Airport to Rwanda

Forty cows, 260 pigs and 200 goats will be getting on a plane from Shannon Airport to Rwanda

The Bóthar ‘Ark’ will fly from Shannon Airport to mark its 25th anniversary

# shannon-airport - Saturday 28 May, 2016

Margaretta D'Arcy's secret to an interesting life: keep things fun (and avoid meetings)

Approaching her 82nd birthday, D’Arcy shows no signs of slowing down.

# shannon-airport - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

Two peace activists arrested on runway at Shannon Airport

The men were arrested for a suspected security breach.

# shannon-airport - Monday 25 April, 2016

€1.2 million spent on gardaí protecting US military planes at Shannon

One TD described the spend as disgraceful as “many areas of the country are crying out for gardaí and for stations”.

# shannon-airport - Thursday 7 April, 2016

Atrocities you probably haven't heard about through the media

Brutality in Saudi Arabia, Yemen and elsewhere has been largely overlooked by western media outlets, Julien Mercille writes.

# shannon-airport - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

Most Irish people want to see the Constitution changed to keep us out of wars

The research was commission by independent TDs Clare Daly and Mick Wallace.

# shannon-airport - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

This funeral director is bringing a Boeing 767 from Shannon to Sligo for a new glamping village

“I’m surrounded with death every week, you need something to give you a buzz.”

# shannon-airport - Monday 8 February, 2016

Men removed from planes in Dublin and Shannon after disturbances

One man was arrested and the other was detained under the Mental Health Act.

# shannon-airport - Friday 8 January, 2016

'Abusive' passenger charged more than €9k after causing diversion to Shannon

She also received a lifetime ban.

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