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# shannon - Tuesday 18 May, 2021

Staff to be laid off as Aer Lingus permanently closes Shannon cabin crew base
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Staff to be laid off as Aer Lingus permanently closes Shannon cabin crew base

Updated May 18th 2021, 6:10 PM 44,762 Views 64 Comments

Aer Lingus has also confirmed plans for the temporary closure of its base at Cork airport.

# shannon - Saturday 16 January, 2021

Two men arrested as part of investigation into shots fired in Co Clare
# Shannon
# Shannon

Two men arrested as part of investigation into shots fired in Co Clare

Jan 16th 2021, 3:01 PM 25,992 Views 0 Comments

At around 11am on Wednesday, shots were fired in the Illaunamanagh area near Shannon.

# shannon - Wednesday 13 January, 2021

Investigation launched after shots fired in Clare
# Shannon
# Shannon

Investigation launched after shots fired in Clare

Jan 13th 2021, 5:11 PM 31,484 Views 9 Comments

The incident happened at around 11am this morning.

# shannon - Thursday 15 October, 2020

Ryanair to close its Cork and Shannon bases for the winter
# Air Travel
# Air Travel

Ryanair to close its Cork and Shannon bases for the winter

Oct 15th 2020, 7:39 AM 37,509 Views 65 Comments

Michael O’Leary said the cuts to its bases had been “forced upon us by government mismanagement of EU air travel”.

# shannon - Monday 28 September, 2020

Cashel shock Shannon as new provincial Community Series kicks-off
# Club Rugby
From The42
# Club Rugby

Cashel shock Shannon as new provincial Community Series kicks-off

Sep 28th 2020, 12:10 AM 11,006 Views 3 Comments

Elsewhere, Craig Ronaldson enjoyed a try-scoring debut for Naas as they toppled Terenure 19-12.

# shannon - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

Aer Lingus cabin crew in Shannon to be temporarily laid off
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Aer Lingus cabin crew in Shannon to be temporarily laid off

May 27th 2020, 7:16 PM 27,010 Views 37 Comments

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

# shannon - Sunday 12 April, 2020

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

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

Apr 12th 2020, 8:00 AM 36,928 Views 25 Comments

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

# shannon - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

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

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

Apr 7th 2020, 4:58 PM 7,866 Views 31 Comments

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'
# Flood Solutions
# Flood Solutions

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

Feb 29th 2020, 12:05 AM 30,499 Views 46 Comments

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?'
# Flooding
# Flooding

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

Feb 24th 2020, 9:44 PM 40,140 Views 45 Comments

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
# Flooded
# Flooded

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

Feb 23rd 2020, 3:50 PM 36,552 Views 37 Comments

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
# Shannon

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

Feb 20th 2020, 5:00 PM 23,466 Views 0 Comments

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

# shannon - Monday 20 January, 2020

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

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

Jan 20th 2020, 6:39 PM 14,624 Views 38 Comments

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
# Shannon
# Shannon

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

Jan 4th 2020, 10:00 PM 71,871 Views 35 Comments

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
# Shannon
# Shannon

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

Dec 29th 2019, 6:30 AM 26,892 Views 2 Comments

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
# Shutdown
# Shutdown

Shannon Airport runway reopens after light aircraft experiences technical difficulties

Updated Dec 2nd 2019, 6:50 PM 30,492 Views 13 Comments

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
# Shannon
# Shannon

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

Nov 28th 2019, 12:05 AM 20,456 Views 18 Comments

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
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

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

Oct 22nd 2019, 4:15 PM 25,619 Views 24 Comments

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
# Investigation
# Investigation

Pilot made emergency landing in Shannon after coffee spill in cockpit

Sep 13th 2019, 7:28 AM 36,052 Views 25 Comments

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'

Sep 11th 2019, 9:50 PM 67,360 Views 42 Comments

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
# Slán
# Slán

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

Updated Sep 4th 2019, 12:36 PM 25,480 Views 54 Comments

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
# American Airlines
# American Airlines

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

Aug 22nd 2019, 1:16 PM 24,857 Views 1 Comment

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
# Flights
# Flights

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

Updated Aug 15th 2019, 12:42 PM 90,977 Views 47 Comments

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
# Co Clare
# Co Clare

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

Jul 12th 2019, 5:23 PM 35,261 Views 58 Comments

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'
# Lufthansa
# Lufthansa

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

Jun 20th 2019, 10:24 PM 64,727 Views 45 Comments

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
# Limerick
# Limerick

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

Jun 14th 2019, 9:22 PM 17,264 Views 26 Comments

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
# Trump In Ireland
# Trump In Ireland

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

Jun 6th 2019, 9:06 AM 38,428 Views 82 Comments

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
Live Jun 5th 2019, 8:19 PM

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

# shannon - Sunday 2 June, 2019

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

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

Jun 2nd 2019, 6:45 AM 61,710 Views 130 Comments

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
# Queen Mary 2
# Queen Mary 2

Woman airlifted to hospital from luxury cruise liner off south coast

May 30th 2019, 2:39 PM 45,435 Views 16 Comments

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
# Brookfields
# Brookfields

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

May 21st 2019, 7:19 AM 28,522 Views 11 Comments

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

# shannon - Friday 26 April, 2019

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

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

Apr 26th 2019, 3:23 PM 48,564 Views 3 Comments

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

# shannon - Saturday 19 January, 2019

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

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

Jan 19th 2019, 10:35 PM 8,136 Views 8 Comments

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
# Strong Winds
# Strong Winds

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

Updated Nov 27th 2018, 1:20 PM 76,806 Views 16 Comments

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

# shannon - Friday 26 October, 2018

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

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

Oct 26th 2018, 8:13 PM 3,869 Views 0 Comments

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

# shannon - Saturday 20 October, 2018

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

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

Oct 20th 2018, 8:34 PM 5,648 Views 1 Comment

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

# shannon - Saturday 13 October, 2018

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

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

Oct 13th 2018, 10:52 PM 6,964 Views 2 Comments

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
# Hot Hot Hot
# Hot Hot Hot

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

Sep 5th 2018, 6:15 PM 25,329 Views 35 Comments

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
# Virgin Atlantic
# Virgin Atlantic

Transatlantic flight emergency lands at Shannon after smoke detected on board

Aug 10th 2018, 9:08 AM 18,045 Views 10 Comments

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
# Limerick
# Limerick

Man dies after getting into difficulty swimming in River Shannon

Jul 1st 2018, 7:24 AM 15,151 Views 2 Comments

Emergency services were alerted just after 5pm yesterday.

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