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# shannon - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

Aer Lingus cabin crew in Shannon to be temporarily laid off

Staff at Dublin and Cork airports face further pay and roster cuts.

# shannon - Sunday 12 April, 2020

From The42 'I was blessed to join Shannon at that time. The crowds in the AIL were massive' AIL Legends

'I was blessed to join Shannon at that time. The crowds in the AIL were massive'

Andrew Thompson won nine All-Ireland League titles during his playing days with Shannon RFC.

# shannon - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

From The42 The emerging stars of the 2019/20 season: Craig Casey Hotshot

The emerging stars of the 2019/20 season: Craig Casey

The 20-year-old scrum-half will move onto a senior contract next season.

# shannon - Saturday 29 February, 2020

'Dredging the Shannon would ease flooding in some areas, and make it worse in others'

What can be done to solve the flood problems in the Shannon basin?

# shannon - Monday 24 February, 2020

'We are literally prisoners in our own houses. We can never sell them; who would buy this misery?'

Homes in Clonlara, Co Clare are under threat of being submerged following flooding in the area this weekend.

# shannon - Sunday 23 February, 2020

'It's bringing hell back again': Clare families brace for further flooding as River Shannon rises

Around 7,000 sandbags, and pumping stations were delivered to 10 houses, some of which have been cut off from roads

# shannon - Thursday 20 February, 2020

Thousands of sandbags delivered to homes in Clare under threat of rising floodwater Shannon This post contains videos

Thousands of sandbags delivered to homes in Clare under threat of rising floodwater

Increased rainfall coupled with increased discharges from the Weir has left residents along the Shannon catchment “concerned”.

# shannon - Monday 20 January, 2020

From The42 20-year-old Craig Casey's energy an exciting prospect for Munster Bright Spark

20-year-old Craig Casey's energy an exciting prospect for Munster

The Shannon scrum-half showed his potential in a cameo off the bench at Thomond Park yesterday.

# shannon - Saturday 4 January, 2020

Met Éireann 'praying and hoping' that Ireland's 'most important' rainfall radar stays online

The Shannon Airport rainfall radar was forced offline several times last year.

# shannon - Sunday 29 December, 2019

Gardaí following definite line of inquiry after six cars destroyed by fire in Co Clare

Several other vehicles were also damaged in the incident on Friday night.

# shannon - Monday 2 December, 2019

Shannon Airport runway reopens after light aircraft experiences technical difficulties

It’s understood that the plane suffered a collapsed nose-wheel shortly after landing at Shannon.

# shannon - Thursday 28 November, 2019

Power failures and overheating cause long-term outages at Ireland's 'most important' weather radar

The Shannon Airport Rainfall Radar has been taken offline a number of times this year.

# shannon - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Shannon-based tech firm Molex to shut next year with up to 500 job losses

The positions will be phased out in the coming months.

# shannon - Friday 13 September, 2019

Pilot made emergency landing in Shannon after coffee spill in cockpit

The incident occurred on a Frankfurt-Cancun flight in February.

# shannon - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

Drunken Ryanair passenger arrested at Shannon airport 'thought she was still in Spain'

Drunken Ryanair passenger arrested at Shannon airport 'thought she was still in Spain'

Court heard woman from Limerick had mixed Xanax with alcohol prior to boarding the flight to alleviate her fear of flying.

# shannon - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

Mike Pence departs from Shannon as two-day Irish visit ends

Pence took a stronger line on Brexit during this trip than many had expected.

# shannon - Thursday 22 August, 2019

US-bound plane forced to return to Shannon Airport after suffering engine problems

There were 146 passengers and crew on board.

# shannon - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Flights resume at Shannon Airport after five-hour suspension due to emergency incident

All passengers and crew have disembarked the plane safely.

# shannon - Friday 12 July, 2019

Suspended sentence for man who pleaded guilty to possessing 531 child pornography images

A factor in not imposing a jail term was the “undue delay” by the State in prosecuting the case.

# shannon - Thursday 20 June, 2019

Transatlantic flight forced to divert to Shannon over 'abusive passenger'

The flight crew requested to divert to Dublin Airport to have a male passenger “off-loaded”.

# shannon - Friday 14 June, 2019

Tobacco worth over €15,000 seized by Revenue officers in Munster

The seizures occurred following operations in Shannon and Limerick city.

# shannon - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Minimal pomp, no harps on the tarmac: Government can breathe easy after Shannon balancing act

The greeting went fine – but the Shannon events had the air of a box-ticking exercise.

# shannon - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

As it happened: US President Donald Trump arrives in Ireland for first night of official visit

The Taoiseach welcomed the US President on the tarmac this afternoon – stay with us for all the latest updates.

# shannon - Sunday 2 June, 2019

'He's not welcome here': Major security operation planned as protests to take place during Trump visit

Local protest groups will set up a camp close to Shannon Airport for the duration of the US President’s trip.

# shannon - Thursday 30 May, 2019

Woman airlifted to hospital from luxury cruise liner off south coast

Rescue 115 had been on standby since yesterday afternoon.

# shannon - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Five-year-old boy hospitalised after becoming trapped in underground pipe in Clare

Three units of the fire brigade from Shannon town attended the scene and helped to rescue the boy.

# shannon - Friday 26 April, 2019

From The42 'There was just blood everywhere... I wouldn't wish it on my worst enemy' 7s

'There was just blood everywhere... I wouldn't wish it on my worst enemy'

Greg O’Shea has overcome injury and disappointment with Munster to become an Ireland 7s star.

# shannon - Saturday 19 January, 2019

From The42 Big win for Lansdowne, but Cork Con maintain lead atop Division 1A Wrap

Big win for Lansdowne, but Cork Con maintain lead atop Division 1A

A round-up of today’s AIL action.

# shannon - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

Flight returns to Dublin Airport after being forced to abort landing due to wind

Meanwhile, another flight diverted to Shannon Airport after a woman was reported to be experiencing contractions.

# shannon - Friday 26 October, 2018

From The42 Clontarf head to Shannon for first time in 6 years and all your AIL 1A previews Clubbing

Clontarf head to Shannon for first time in 6 years and all your AIL 1A previews

Kick off your long weekend with some hard-fought AIL action.

# shannon - Saturday 20 October, 2018

From The42 Defending champions Lansdowne clinch first win of new season while Shannon hammer Terenure Ail Wrap

Defending champions Lansdowne clinch first win of new season while Shannon hammer Terenure

Here’s what happened in Division 1A of the All-Ireland league over the weekend.

# shannon - Saturday 13 October, 2018

From The42 Reigning champions Lansdowne suffer consecutive defeats while Burke's late penalty earns UCD a point Ulster Bank League

Reigning champions Lansdowne suffer consecutive defeats while Burke's late penalty earns UCD a point

Here’s what happened in the Ulster Bank Leagues over the weekend.

# shannon - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Met Eireann confirm summer 2018 as one of hottest and driest in decades

According to the forecaster, the unusually warm summer was down to a shift in the north Atlantic jet stream.

# shannon - Friday 10 August, 2018

Transatlantic flight emergency lands at Shannon after smoke detected on board

The Virgin Atlantic flight landed just after 7am this morning.

# shannon - Sunday 1 July, 2018

Man dies after getting into difficulty swimming in River Shannon

Emergency services were alerted just after 5pm yesterday.

# shannon - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Gardaí satisfied there was no threat to plane with 'bomb note' in bathroom

Passengers on the aircraft diverted to Shannon were asked to provide handwriting samples as part of the investigation.

# shannon - Monday 11 June, 2018

Transatlantic flight diverted to Shannon after apparent bomb threat

United Airlines flight UA-971 was travelling from Rome to Chicago.

# shannon - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

Man pleads guilty to uploading 30 photos of local teenage girls to porn website

A senior garda told a court today that the uploading of the images was “an enormously stupid thing to do”.

# shannon - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Limerick firefighters save woman by her 'fingertips' in River Shannon rescue

The firefighters say that it was a joint effort by everyone involved.

# shannon - Monday 19 March, 2018

Teenager arrested in connection with fatal nightclub stabbing released without charge

A second man was injured during the altercation, which occurred in the early hours of Sunday morning.

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