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# shannon - Monday 11 June, 2018

Transatlantic flight diverted to Shannon after apparent bomb threat
# Chicago
# Chicago

Transatlantic flight diverted to Shannon after apparent bomb threat

Jun 11th 2018, 4:02 PM 26,545 Views 4 Comments

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
# Evan Meehan
# Evan Meehan

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

May 2nd 2018, 7:45 PM 32,325 Views 0 Comments

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
# Heroic
# Heroic

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

Apr 11th 2018, 6:01 AM 25,712 Views 13 Comments

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
# Shannon
# Shannon

Teenager arrested in connection with fatal nightclub stabbing released without charge

Mar 19th 2018, 2:42 PM 25,352 Views 13 Comments

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

# shannon - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Gardaí examining CCTV footage from nightclub where man was stabbed to death
# Shannon
# Shannon

Gardaí examining CCTV footage from nightclub where man was stabbed to death

Mar 18th 2018, 4:49 PM 21,058 Views 9 Comments

The victim was a 23-year-old man from Limerick.

Man in his 20s stabbed to death in nightclub altercation
# Shannon
# Shannon

Man in his 20s stabbed to death in nightclub altercation

Mar 18th 2018, 9:58 AM 53,821 Views 20 Comments

The scene has been preserved for a technical examination.

# shannon - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

Mike Pence in Shannon: 'Rallying US troops on foreign soil, in a country that claims to be neutral'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Mike Pence in Shannon: 'Rallying US troops on foreign soil, in a country that claims to be neutral'

Jan 23rd 2018, 8:30 PM 43,447 Views 149 Comments

Giving Mike Pence the opportunity to meet US troops at Shannon flies in the face of our neutrality, writes John Lannon.

# shannon - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

'Lurid carry on': Court hears Clare man uploaded pictures of local girls to porn site
# Shannon
# Shannon

'Lurid carry on': Court hears Clare man uploaded pictures of local girls to porn site

Nov 22nd 2017, 7:24 PM 26,258 Views 0 Comments

Evan Meehan took the girls’ profile pictures from Facebook.

# shannon - Monday 23 October, 2017

Private jet flies low over Shannon for 'visual check' before emergency landing
# Landing Gear
# Landing Gear

Private jet flies low over Shannon for 'visual check' before emergency landing

Oct 23rd 2017, 7:57 AM 31,589 Views 20 Comments

The Gulfstream 5 jet flew low over the runway so that fire crews could check the landing gear.

# shannon - Saturday 7 October, 2017

What kind of weapons were six US airplanes refused access to Ireland carrying?
# Munitions Of War
# Munitions Of War

What kind of weapons were six US airplanes refused access to Ireland carrying?

Oct 7th 2017, 4:00 PM 63,369 Views 64 Comments

The description for the contents of most of the refused flights was ‘class 1 explosives’. The reasons for the refusals are as yet unclear however.

# shannon - Saturday 23 September, 2017

Gale force winds broke a yacht free and pushed it into a busy Shannon estuary shipping lane
# Get In Lane
# Get In Lane

Gale force winds broke a yacht free and pushed it into a busy Shannon estuary shipping lane

Sep 23rd 2017, 1:39 PM 21,508 Views 9 Comments

The yacht was retrieved by a RNLI lifeboat crew.

# shannon - Saturday 22 July, 2017

Ireland has refused 19 applications to carry weapons through Ireland this year
# Irish Neutrality
# Irish Neutrality

Ireland has refused 19 applications to carry weapons through Ireland this year

Jul 22nd 2017, 4:00 PM 15,812 Views 20 Comments

427 applications have been approved.

# shannon - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

United suspends its New York route from Shannon Airport for winter
# Suspended
# Suspended

United suspends its New York route from Shannon Airport for winter

Jul 12th 2017, 2:13 PM 26,160 Views 34 Comments

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

# shannon - Monday 29 May, 2017

Transatlantic flight diverts to Shannon as man suffers heart attack
# Shannon
# Shannon

Transatlantic flight diverts to Shannon as man suffers heart attack

May 29th 2017, 3:45 PM 13,754 Views 3 Comments

A young girl also had a fit on the flight and required medical attention.

# shannon - Saturday 27 May, 2017

Norwegian is offering €99 US flights... but what's the final cost?
# Low Cost
# Low Cost

Norwegian is offering €99 US flights... but what's the final cost?

May 27th 2017, 7:59 AM 47,177 Views 35 Comments

With the additional extras, the total flight cost comes to €394.30.

# shannon - Saturday 13 May, 2017

Flight diverts to Shannon after a passenger dies on board
# Shannon Airport
# Shannon Airport

Flight diverts to Shannon after a passenger dies on board

May 13th 2017, 1:09 PM 33,822 Views 17 Comments

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

# shannon - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Lecturer charged with the criminal damage of US navy aircraft at Shannon
# Ennis District Court
# Ennis District Court

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

Apr 26th 2017, 5:49 PM 18,814 Views 0 Comments

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

# shannon - Friday 31 March, 2017

Victims of Carrick-on-Shannon double drowning are Irish and English
# Drowning
# Drowning

Victims of Carrick-on-Shannon double drowning are Irish and English

Mar 31st 2017, 10:30 PM 58,647 Views 10 Comments

The couple was reported missing this morning.

# shannon - Thursday 2 February, 2017

Professional power has put the squeeze on Ireland's once-vibrant club rugby scene
# Stuck In The Middle
From The42
# Stuck In The Middle

Professional power has put the squeeze on Ireland's once-vibrant club rugby scene

Feb 2nd 2017, 8:00 AM 8,974 Views 10 Comments

“The top of the game is very strong, but the bit in the middle, the clubs, are struggling badly.”

# shannon - Thursday 26 January, 2017

A startup incubator is coming to Shannon as part of the government's plan for rural Ireland
# In Business
# In Business

A startup incubator is coming to Shannon as part of the government's plan for rural Ireland

Jan 26th 2017, 6:07 PM 286 Views 0 Comments

Ministers have promised to deliver 135,000 jobs to regional areas by 2020.

# shannon - Monday 9 January, 2017

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

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

Jan 9th 2017, 6:15 AM 22,001 Views 66 Comments

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

# shannon - Monday 2 January, 2017

Man dies after emergency landing at Shannon Airport
# Kuwait Airways
# Kuwait Airways

Man dies after emergency landing at Shannon Airport

Jan 2nd 2017, 5:16 PM 50,601 Views 8 Comments

The man was reportedly travelling under medical supervision.

# shannon - Saturday 31 December, 2016

Flight diverted to Shannon over medical emergency... for fourth time in a week
# Emergency Landing
# Emergency Landing

Flight diverted to Shannon over medical emergency... for fourth time in a week

Dec 31st 2016, 1:48 PM 25,803 Views 35 Comments

An elderly lady who was travelling with family was found to be unresponsive on board the Barbados-bound flight.

# shannon - Friday 30 December, 2016

Miami to London flight diverted to Shannon after passenger became seriously ill
# Emergency
# Emergency

Miami to London flight diverted to Shannon after passenger became seriously ill

Dec 30th 2016, 1:14 PM 19,859 Views 14 Comments

The patient was taken to University Hospital Limerick for treatment.

# shannon - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Irish donors help Canadian family after girl (10) dies on plane diverted to Shannon
# Go Fund Me
# Go Fund Me

Irish donors help Canadian family after girl (10) dies on plane diverted to Shannon

Dec 29th 2016, 10:35 AM 34,252 Views 19 Comments

The young girl died on Christmas Eve.

# shannon - Friday 9 December, 2016

The River Shannon is in for a major dredging
# Clearout
# Clearout

The River Shannon is in for a major dredging

Dec 9th 2016, 9:46 PM 22,678 Views 54 Comments

Plans for the maintenance were announced today.

# shannon - Monday 28 November, 2016

Four men who launched boat on River Shannon had been drinking and taking drugs
# Fatal Accident
# Fatal Accident

Four men who launched boat on River Shannon had been drinking and taking drugs

Nov 28th 2016, 6:50 PM 27,774 Views 7 Comments

One man died after the boat capsized.

# shannon - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

This is the route Irish Water wants its Shannon to Dublin pipeline to take
# Midlands And East
# Midlands And East

This is the route Irish Water wants its Shannon to Dublin pipeline to take

Nov 8th 2016, 8:34 AM 36,881 Views 101 Comments

The scheme will provide water for 40% of the country’s population up to 2050.

# shannon - Thursday 3 November, 2016

Santa is getting a head start on the festive season in the skies above Shannon Airport
# Santa Flights
# Santa Flights

Santa is getting a head start on the festive season in the skies above Shannon Airport

Nov 3rd 2016, 6:10 AM 11,854 Views 6 Comments

The airport will be launching two days of special Santa flights for the fourth year running in early December.

# shannon - Monday 24 October, 2016

United Airlines flight makes emergency landing at Shannon Airport
# Safe And Sound
# Safe And Sound

United Airlines flight makes emergency landing at Shannon Airport

Oct 24th 2016, 8:32 PM 25,334 Views 26 Comments

The flight was travelling from Belfast to Newark Airport in New York

# shannon - Sunday 2 October, 2016

Ballynahinch recover from last week's setback to beat Shannon and the rest of your UBL match reports
# 1b
From The42
# 1b

Ballynahinch recover from last week's setback to beat Shannon and the rest of your UBL match reports

Oct 2nd 2016, 3:50 PM 4,057 Views 1 Comment

Plus, narrow wins for UCC and UL Bohemians.

# shannon - Thursday 22 September, 2016

US moves in massive crackdown on alleged global mail fraud group with Irish connections
# Investigation
# Investigation

US moves in massive crackdown on alleged global mail fraud group with Irish connections

Sep 22nd 2016, 11:09 PM 19,098 Views 0 Comments

Officials say the group cheats millions of people out of tens of millions of dollars annually.

# shannon - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

Poll: Would you ban US military aircraft from stopping at Shannon entirely?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you ban US military aircraft from stopping at Shannon entirely?

Aug 10th 2016, 9:45 AM 36,664 Views 221 Comments

Independent TD and Minister of State John Halligan says that he would “absolutely” ban such aircraft if it was up to him.

# shannon - Thursday 19 May, 2016

Clare man charged with uploading photos of local teenage girls to porn site
# Facebook Friends
# Facebook Friends

Clare man charged with uploading photos of local teenage girls to porn site

May 19th 2016, 8:54 AM 34,140 Views 0 Comments

The alleged offences took place during a period when he was aged 19 and 20.

# shannon - Saturday 7 May, 2016

Almost there: Boeing 767 has just about landed ashore in Sligo
# Plane Sailing
# Plane Sailing

Almost there: Boeing 767 has just about landed ashore in Sligo

May 7th 2016, 8:10 PM 82,235 Views 53 Comments

The move was delayed due to wind and tide issues.

# shannon - Friday 6 May, 2016

A Boeing 767 has almost landed at a glamping site in Sligo - by barge
# Plane Sailing
# Plane Sailing

A Boeing 767 has almost landed at a glamping site in Sligo - by barge

May 6th 2016, 6:34 PM 50,459 Views 23 Comments

The Boeing 767 is set to land in Enniscrone, Co.Sligo tomorrow morning.

# shannon - Thursday 5 May, 2016

Plane sailing: Boeing 767 begins journey to new home at Sligo glamping site
# Boeing Going
# Boeing Going

Plane sailing: Boeing 767 begins journey to new home at Sligo glamping site

May 5th 2016, 8:32 PM 51,231 Views 27 Comments

Undertaker David McGowan plans to use the plane as the centrepiece of a new transport-themed campsite.

# shannon - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Watch: This Boeing 767 is nearly ready to make a Sligo glamping village its new home
# Timelapse
# Timelapse

Watch: This Boeing 767 is nearly ready to make a Sligo glamping village its new home

May 3rd 2016, 9:07 AM 47,044 Views 30 Comments

The plane will be the centrepiece of a new transport-themed campsite.

# shannon - Monday 25 April, 2016

'Do I disappoint the whole country?': Funeral director hits snag in ambitious plan to move Boeing 767
# Glamping Expedition
# Glamping Expedition

'Do I disappoint the whole country?': Funeral director hits snag in ambitious plan to move Boeing 767

Apr 25th 2016, 2:29 PM 48,097 Views 37 Comments

David McGowan hopes to move the plane from Shannon Airport to a camping site in Co Sligo.

# shannon - Monday 21 March, 2016

4 teenagers rescued after getting stranded on River Shannon
# River Island Rescue
# River Island Rescue

4 teenagers rescued after getting stranded on River Shannon

Mar 21st 2016, 8:28 AM 17,168 Views 13 Comments

The four became disorientated while out walking.