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#Shannon Airport

# 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.

# shannon-airport - Saturday 2 January, 2016

Woman arrested after flight makes emergency landing at Shannon

One passenger claimed she tried to ‘get out of the plane’.

# shannon-airport - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Clare Daly won't pay her fine and is willing to breach security again at Shannon

The United Left TD was granted temporary release last night after being held at Limerick Prison.

# shannon-airport - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

Mick Wallace released from prison after arrest

The Wexford TD had failed to pay a €2,000 fine for entering a restricted area at Shannon Airport in 2014.

# shannon-airport - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

# shannon-airport - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

More than 1,000 airplanes carrying weapons allowed into Ireland since 2014

One TD says Ireland is helping weapons fall into the hands of ISIS.

# shannon-airport - Friday 3 July, 2015

Delta plane makes emergency landing at Shannon Airport

All 392 passengers and crew safely disembarked the aircraft.

# shannon-airport - Friday 12 June, 2015

Here's how much it cost this year for the Irish army to provide support at Shannon Airport

Gardaí have requested their assistance at the airport more than 130 times.

# shannon-airport - Monday 18 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge How THAT iconic Coke ad only happened because of an Irish airport and bad weather Buy The World A Coke

How THAT iconic Coke ad only happened because of an Irish airport and bad weather

The ad from the Mad Men finale? Chalk it up to a long wait at Shannon.

# shannon-airport - Sunday 17 May, 2015

Ireland rolled out the red carpet for China's second most powerful man today

Premier of China Li Keqiang has gone west (of the Shannon).

# shannon-airport - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Mick Wallace: "I wouldn't pay that fine to save my life"

Wallace and Clare Daly could face jail if they don’t pay fines for Shannon Airport breach

# shannon-airport - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

This dog found €240k of cocaine hidden in plane landing at Shannon

The drugs were concealed in the plane’s cabin.

# shannon-airport - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

'I did what I thought was right at Shannon Airport,' says Mick Wallace

Clare Daly and Mick Wallace were giving evidence in court today.

# shannon-airport - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

"Can I have my rope ladder back?," Mick Wallace asks judge in Shannon case

Mick Wallace and Clare Daly are in court over their alleged illegal entrance into Shannon Airport last year.

# shannon-airport - Friday 2 January, 2015

Remember when Ming asked for an aircraft carrier? He's told us why

It was all about Ireland’s neutrality, you see.

# shannon-airport - Saturday 13 December, 2014

Here are the 30 countries who have landed military aircraft in Shannon since 2009

Afghanistan, Bahrain, Israel, Saudi Arabia, USA…

# shannon-airport - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

Department of Foreign Affairs: Shannon Airport was not used to facilitate torture CIA

Department of Foreign Affairs: Shannon Airport was not used to facilitate torture

A damning report into torture used by the US military was released yesterday.

# shannon-airport - Friday 5 December, 2014

Charlie Flanagan apologises and says this US military plane DID land in Shannon

But does an explanation of “administrative error” raise more questions than it answers?