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# shannon - Thursday 17 March, 2016

Two men arrested as €110k-worth of cannabis is seized
# Clare
# Clare

Two men arrested as €110k-worth of cannabis is seized

Mar 17th 2016, 6:06 PM 15,424 Views 24 Comments

The drugs were seized when a van was stopped and searched.

# shannon - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

Dolores O'Riordan told to pay €6,000 to poor box over air rage incident
# Shannon
# Shannon

Dolores O'Riordan told to pay €6,000 to poor box over air rage incident

Feb 24th 2016, 3:08 PM 26,052 Views 85 Comments

The singer pleaded guilty to an air rage incident last December after being arrested at Shannon Airport in 2014.

# shannon - Monday 8 February, 2016

Men removed from planes in Dublin and Shannon after disturbances
# Public Order
# Public Order

Men removed from planes in Dublin and Shannon after disturbances

Feb 8th 2016, 7:33 AM 31,770 Views 25 Comments

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

# shannon - Friday 5 February, 2016

Man airlifted from Russian ship off Cork coast after "sustaining burns" in engine room
# Rescue
# Rescue

Man airlifted from Russian ship off Cork coast after "sustaining burns" in engine room

Feb 5th 2016, 11:19 PM 10,017 Views 13 Comments

The rescue happened today at about 5.45pm.

# shannon - Saturday 2 January, 2016

Woman arrested after flight makes emergency landing at Shannon
# Tenerife
# Tenerife

Woman arrested after flight makes emergency landing at Shannon

Jan 2nd 2016, 1:24 PM 47,688 Views 27 Comments

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

# shannon - Friday 1 January, 2016

Teen saved from River Shannon after heavy flooding
# Rescue
# Rescue

Teen saved from River Shannon after heavy flooding

Jan 1st 2016, 5:30 PM 23,115 Views 11 Comments

The incident happened on a section of the river below the Parteen Weir hydro dam.

# shannon - Monday 28 December, 2015

"The country is saturated": Safety warnings as Storm Frank gets ready to hit Ireland
# Weather
# Weather

"The country is saturated": Safety warnings as Storm Frank gets ready to hit Ireland

Dec 28th 2015, 10:39 PM 110,475 Views 59 Comments

Areas along the River Shannon are on flood watch.

# shannon - Saturday 12 December, 2015

Two more rainfall warnings just took effect - here's the advice...
# Severe Flooding
# Severe Flooding

Two more rainfall warnings just took effect - here's the advice...

Dec 12th 2015, 12:01 AM 35,179 Views 7 Comments

Prolonged rain is expected in Clare, Cork and Kerry – but it will be wet everywhere.

# shannon - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Poll: Do you support Mick Wallace and Clare Daly for not paying court fines?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you support Mick Wallace and Clare Daly for not paying court fines?

Dec 10th 2015, 10:58 AM 49,181 Views 177 Comments

The pair were arrested for failing to pay a €2,000 security breach fine.

# shannon - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

Clare Daly spent an hour-and-a-half in Limerick Prison tonight
# Short Stay
# Short Stay

Clare Daly spent an hour-and-a-half in Limerick Prison tonight

Dec 9th 2015, 10:49 PM 34,419 Views 167 Comments

The TD was jailed for refusing to pay a fine for breaching the fence at Shannon Airport.

# shannon - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

The Red Cross is setting up emergency drinking water points on the Shannon
# Emergency Response
# Emergency Response

The Red Cross is setting up emergency drinking water points on the Shannon

Dec 8th 2015, 8:06 PM 15,228 Views 39 Comments

Here’s where they’ll be…

# shannon - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

Did you know every US President since JFK has landed at Shannon Airport?
# The Great And The Good
# The Great And The Good

Did you know every US President since JFK has landed at Shannon Airport?

Dec 2nd 2015, 9:57 PM 11,817 Views 22 Comments

Well, they have.

# shannon - Thursday 26 November, 2015

Priests visit shopping centre to hear confessions
# Mercy On The Mall
# Mercy On The Mall

Priests visit shopping centre to hear confessions

Nov 26th 2015, 10:38 AM 20,384 Views 122 Comments

Priests have been inspired by Pope Francis to reach out to people in new ways.

# shannon - Saturday 21 November, 2015

Irish neutrality won’t be respected by the likes of ISIS, so why hold so dear to it?
# Column
# Column

Irish neutrality won’t be respected by the likes of ISIS, so why hold so dear to it?

Nov 21st 2015, 8:00 AM 945 Views 206 Comments

Ireland will be neutral until the day, unlikely and all that it is, that we require someone else’s military assistance, writes Aaron McKenna.

# shannon - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

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

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

Sep 23rd 2015, 10:57 PM 22,752 Views 86 Comments

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

# shannon - Sunday 30 August, 2015

Two workers who died in fall from Limerick bridge named as Brian Whelan and TJ Herlihy
# River Shannon
# River Shannon

Two workers who died in fall from Limerick bridge named as Brian Whelan and TJ Herlihy

Aug 30th 2015, 3:14 PM 34,654 Views 28 Comments

Brian Whelan and TJ Herlihy were working on Thomond Bridge when they became submerged.

# shannon - Sunday 12 July, 2015

An elderly man has saved a drowning man's life in Limerick
# Good Man
# Good Man

An elderly man has saved a drowning man's life in Limerick

Jul 12th 2015, 2:29 PM 22,973 Views 6 Comments

The man, in his forties, was rescued from the River Shannon on Saturday afternoon.

# shannon - Monday 29 June, 2015

Plane makes emergency landing at Shannon after fire alarm in cargo hold
# Emergency
# Emergency

Plane makes emergency landing at Shannon after fire alarm in cargo hold

Jun 29th 2015, 3:24 PM 16,461 Views 15 Comments

There are no reports of injuries.

# shannon - Saturday 13 June, 2015

Passenger rushed to hospital after Air Canada jet in medical diversion to Shannon
# Landing
# Landing

Passenger rushed to hospital after Air Canada jet in medical diversion to Shannon

Jun 13th 2015, 1:18 PM 22,954 Views 25 Comments

The plane touched down at 11.20am.

# shannon - Friday 12 June, 2015

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

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

Jun 12th 2015, 6:04 AM 12,244 Views 33 Comments

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

# shannon - Thursday 11 June, 2015

The 5 at 5: Thursday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Jun 11th 2015, 4:55 PM 5,775 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Teenage boy dies after River Shannon swimming incident
# Athlone
# Athlone

Teenage boy dies after River Shannon swimming incident

Jun 11th 2015, 8:23 AM 35,489 Views 25 Comments

The 14-year-old died overnight at Temple Street hospital in Dublin.

# shannon - Monday 8 June, 2015

Travelling to Spain this week? We may have bad news for you...
# Striiiiiike
# Striiiiiike

Travelling to Spain this week? We may have bad news for you...

Jun 8th 2015, 8:46 AM 22,837 Views 12 Comments

There are four air traffic strikes planned in the coming days.

# shannon - Sunday 10 May, 2015

Munster legend Leamy's Clonmel miss out on magnificent double
# Club Rugby
From The42
# Club Rugby

Munster legend Leamy's Clonmel miss out on magnificent double

May 10th 2015, 4:56 PM 7,382 Views 2 Comments

Shannon were crowned Junior Cup champions as the Tipp club relinquished their crown.

# shannon - Saturday 9 May, 2015

The Taoiseach didn't receive a warm welcome in Sligo today
# Sligo
# Sligo

The Taoiseach didn't receive a warm welcome in Sligo today

May 9th 2015, 6:35 PM 23,475 Views 247 Comments

Dozens of people protested at a statue unveiling attended by Enda Kenny.

# shannon - Friday 8 May, 2015

A Munster and Ireland cult hero has a new head coach job
# Pastures New
From The42
# Pastures New

A Munster and Ireland cult hero has a new head coach job

May 8th 2015, 12:10 AM 11,210 Views 4 Comments

The former prop takes over from Ian Sherwin in the role with the AIL Division 1B side.

# shannon - Saturday 18 April, 2015

Veteran campaigner detained after attempting to search US plane at Shannon
# Edward Horgan
# Edward Horgan

Veteran campaigner detained after attempting to search US plane at Shannon

Apr 18th 2015, 11:43 AM 17,850 Views 118 Comments

Edward Horgan, a former UN peacekeeper, was boarding a plane to London when he decided to cross the tarmac and search the US craft.

# shannon - Friday 17 April, 2015

Man rescued by coast guard after breaking his arm on boat
# Maggie C
# Maggie C

Man rescued by coast guard after breaking his arm on boat

Apr 17th 2015, 12:33 PM 8,712 Views 11 Comments

The first rescue attempt was unsuccessful.

# shannon - Sunday 12 April, 2015

Photos: The world's largest jet is at Shannon Airport right now
# How Big?
# How Big?

Photos: The world's largest jet is at Shannon Airport right now

Apr 12th 2015, 1:05 PM 117,167 Views 103 Comments

The 6-engined jet with 32 wheels is travelling from America to France.

# shannon - Friday 10 April, 2015

Woman in her 80s detained after flight forced to divert to Shannon Airport
# Diversion
# Diversion

Woman in her 80s detained after flight forced to divert to Shannon Airport

Apr 10th 2015, 10:11 PM 30,866 Views 0 Comments

The woman is in Shannon Garda Station.

# shannon - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

Hundreds of flights have been cancelled across Europe (and it will be worse tomorrow)
# Not At All Nice
# Not At All Nice

Hundreds of flights have been cancelled across Europe (and it will be worse tomorrow)

Apr 8th 2015, 5:54 PM 29,300 Views 25 Comments

Air traffic controllers in France are on strike. Here’s how it’s been affecting flights so far…

# shannon - Friday 27 March, 2015

Investigation after two men badly burned by molten plastic
# Shannon
# Shannon

Investigation after two men badly burned by molten plastic

Mar 27th 2015, 8:15 AM 21,319 Views 6 Comments

The pair are currently receiving treatment at Cork University Hospital.

# shannon - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Mexico-bound plane makes emergency landing at Shannon
# Turned Back
# Turned Back

Mexico-bound plane makes emergency landing at Shannon

Mar 19th 2015, 9:37 PM 20,488 Views 11 Comments

Flight DE4156 was over the Atlantic, en route to Cancun, when the alarm was raised.

# shannon - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

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

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

Mar 10th 2015, 6:55 PM 15,992 Views 0 Comments

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

# shannon - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Mick Wallace will be representing himself in court today
# Shannon
# Shannon

Mick Wallace will be representing himself in court today

Feb 24th 2015, 10:45 AM 23,452 Views 0 Comments

Wallace and fellow independent TD Clare Daly are contesting charges that they entered a restricted zone in Shannon Airport last summer.

# shannon - Friday 13 February, 2015

Man charged in connection with murder of Polish man found in the River Shannon
# River Shannon
# River Shannon

Man charged in connection with murder of Polish man found in the River Shannon

Feb 13th 2015, 9:31 AM 10,529 Views 0 Comments

Patryk Krupa’s body was found in the River Shannon near Athlone last June.

# shannon - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

One arrest after mid-air bomb scare on Ryanair plane
# Plane Diverted
# Plane Diverted

One arrest after mid-air bomb scare on Ryanair plane

Feb 10th 2015, 11:09 AM 32,123 Views 19 Comments

Flight FR3326 — which took off from Krakow in Poland shortly before 10pm last night — was diverted to Berlin.

# shannon - Monday 19 January, 2015

Live in Clare or Kilkenny? 125 new jobs are on the way
# Job Fairy
# Job Fairy

Live in Clare or Kilkenny? 125 new jobs are on the way

Jan 19th 2015, 11:33 AM 10,586 Views 14 Comments

Two job announcements were made today.

# shannon - Saturday 13 December, 2014

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

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

Dec 13th 2014, 11:54 AM 16,707 Views 73 Comments

Afghanistan, Bahrain, Israel, Saudi Arabia, USA…

# shannon - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

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

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

Dec 10th 2014, 6:13 PM 7,896 Views 54 Comments

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