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# shannon - Friday 5 December, 2014

Charlie Flanagan apologises and says this US military plane DID land in Shannon
# QH-8073
# QH-8073

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

Dec 5th 2014, 5:06 PM 17,488 Views 109 Comments

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

# shannon - Monday 1 December, 2014

Mick Wallace and Clare Daly to appear in court
# Shannon Airport
# Shannon Airport

Mick Wallace and Clare Daly to appear in court

Dec 1st 2014, 3:15 PM 17,804 Views 0 Comments

The TDs were arrested in July after trying to search a US military aircraft.

# shannon - Friday 21 November, 2014

Boston-bound flight diverts back to Shannon due to "suspected technical problem"
# This Just In
# This Just In

Boston-bound flight diverts back to Shannon due to "suspected technical problem"

Nov 21st 2014, 9:20 PM 20,057 Views 16 Comments

The plane was out over the Atlantic when a decision was made turn it around.

# shannon - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Shannon Airport wins 'Airport of the Year' in European awards
# Winners
# Winners

Shannon Airport wins 'Airport of the Year' in European awards

Oct 1st 2014, 9:05 PM 13,879 Views 35 Comments

This is the first time an Irish airport has won this award and judges singled it out because of its success in ending five years of “seemingly interminable decline”.

# shannon - Monday 28 July, 2014

Detectives appeal to Polish community for help investigating Patryk Krupa murder
# River Shannon
# River Shannon

Detectives appeal to Polish community for help investigating Patryk Krupa murder

Jul 28th 2014, 7:42 PM 11,107 Views 0 Comments

One man has already appeared in court in connection with the case, and there have been a number of other arrests.

# shannon - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Just released and Mick Wallace is tweeting pictures of US military craft at Shannon
# Shannonwatch
# Shannonwatch

Just released and Mick Wallace is tweeting pictures of US military craft at Shannon

Jul 22nd 2014, 4:54 PM 21,514 Views 153 Comments

The Wexford TD is continuing his campaign to stop Shannon from being used as a US military airbase.

Mick Wallace and Clare Daly released after being arrested at Shannon Airport
# Protest
# Protest

Mick Wallace and Clare Daly released after being arrested at Shannon Airport

Jul 22nd 2014, 2:46 PM 67,813 Views 308 Comments

The pair were attempting to inspect two US military aircraft.

# shannon - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Margaretta D'Arcy has been jailed again for refusing to sign a bond
# Shannon
# Shannon

Margaretta D'Arcy has been jailed again for refusing to sign a bond

Jul 10th 2014, 5:00 PM 16,348 Views 211 Comments

The elderly peace activist has been returned to prison for refusing to comply with judge’s order.

# shannon - Monday 23 June, 2014

Man released over death of Polish man found in the Shannon
# Athlone
# Athlone

Man released over death of Polish man found in the Shannon

Jun 23rd 2014, 7:45 AM 6,388 Views 0 Comments

The man in his 20s was freed last night and a file is being sent to the DPP.

# shannon - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

"We are now a blood-ridden country": Margaretta D'Arcy rounds on TDs over Shannon...
# Extraordinary Rendition
# Extraordinary Rendition

"We are now a blood-ridden country": Margaretta D'Arcy rounds on TDs over Shannon...

Jun 18th 2014, 7:15 PM 17,393 Views 159 Comments

Some of them looked pretty stunned at the tirade…

# shannon - Friday 13 June, 2014

Heineken Cup drives record month for Aer Lingus
# Taking Off
# Taking Off

Heineken Cup drives record month for Aer Lingus

Jun 13th 2014, 3:03 PM 7,533 Views 5 Comments

Traffic to the Heineken Cup final in Cardiff was a major driver for the short-hop specialist in May.

# shannon - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Ryanair has launched five new routes from Shannon
# Ready For Takeoff
# Ready For Takeoff

Ryanair has launched five new routes from Shannon

Jun 4th 2014, 4:03 PM 23,343 Views 37 Comments

The budget carrier said that it couldn’t run the new flights if the travel tax was still in play.

# shannon - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Body taken from River Shannon in Limerick City
# River Shannon
# River Shannon

Body taken from River Shannon in Limerick City

May 27th 2014, 8:25 PM 21,882 Views 12 Comments

The man went into the river on Sunday evening.

# shannon - Monday 19 May, 2014

Aer Lingus regional traffic up, up and away by 35 per cent
# Taking Flight
# Taking Flight

Aer Lingus regional traffic up, up and away by 35 per cent

May 19th 2014, 10:44 AM 6,074 Views 18 Comments

A strong Easter and new routes are driving the gains made by the short hop carrier.

# shannon - Sunday 18 May, 2014

Teen arrested after three youths robbed at knifepoint
# Shannon
# Shannon

Teen arrested after three youths robbed at knifepoint

May 18th 2014, 2:07 PM 15,896 Views 48 Comments

A knife and cash were recovered by gardaí investigating the incident.

# shannon - Saturday 17 May, 2014

The infamous snail, those freezing musicians ... that hair: On Trump Patrol in Co Clare
# Hair Force One
# Hair Force One

The infamous snail, those freezing musicians ... that hair: On Trump Patrol in Co Clare

May 17th 2014, 9:15 AM 13,298 Views 27 Comments

The most cringe inducing Irish-American moment since Jedward met Barack? Whatever you made of it, here’s what went on in the lead-up to The Donald’s bizarre red carpet welcome…

# shannon - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Donald Trump's gold-plated Boeing 757 is parked in Shannon at the moment - want a look inside?
# Flying Palace
# Flying Palace

Donald Trump's gold-plated Boeing 757 is parked in Shannon at the moment - want a look inside?

May 13th 2014, 7:30 AM 55,763 Views 94 Comments

The gold’s on the inside… It probably wouldn’t be safe to encase the outside of a plane in gold-plating.

# shannon - Monday 12 May, 2014

Trump: I'm bringing hundreds of jobs --- and yes, I'll be a friend of the snail
# Trump In Ireland
# Trump In Ireland

Trump: I'm bringing hundreds of jobs --- and yes, I'll be a friend of the snail

May 12th 2014, 10:46 PM 81,546 Views 281 Comments

The outspoken billionaire arrived in Co Clare this morning to check out the luxury golf resort he snapped up for a song.

Watch: What economic advice does Donald Trump have for Michael Noonan?
# Heavyweight Clash
# Heavyweight Clash

Watch: What economic advice does Donald Trump have for Michael Noonan?

May 12th 2014, 5:30 PM 13,052 Views 56 Comments

The business heavyweights met at Shannon earlier. But what does ‘The Donald’ think of the Government’s efforts to mount an economic recovery?

Watch Donald Trump's incredibly awkward arrival on Irish soil
# Trumped
From The Daily Edge
# Trumped

Watch Donald Trump's incredibly awkward arrival on Irish soil

May 12th 2014, 12:17 PM 14,862 Views 5 Comments

*national cringe*

# shannon - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Passenger dies on New York flight diverted to Shannon
# Alitalia
# Alitalia

Passenger dies on New York flight diverted to Shannon

Apr 30th 2014, 2:21 PM 22,330 Views 25 Comments

The Alitalia flight was diverted yesterday afternoon due to passenger illness.

# shannon - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

349 US planes with war munitions allowed to land at Shannon. Zero were refused
# Mick Wallace
# Mick Wallace

349 US planes with war munitions allowed to land at Shannon. Zero were refused

Apr 22nd 2014, 6:45 AM 13,706 Views 94 Comments

However, thirteen overflights were refused due to the nature of their cargo.

# shannon - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

'New future' for Shannon a step closer with signing of bill
# Shannon
# Shannon

'New future' for Shannon a step closer with signing of bill

Apr 16th 2014, 2:24 PM 10,585 Views 27 Comments

The bill sets up a new Shannon Group plc on a statutory basis.

# shannon - Monday 7 April, 2014

Tourists targeted with new Shannon - Bristol route
# Flights
# Flights

Tourists targeted with new Shannon - Bristol route

Apr 7th 2014, 8:09 AM 7,604 Views 17 Comments

The flights will take off at 11.10am, seven days a week.

# shannon - Thursday 3 April, 2014

New jobs for Dublin, Shannon, Cork and Waterford
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

New jobs for Dublin, Shannon, Cork and Waterford

Apr 3rd 2014, 2:46 PM 14,819 Views 17 Comments

This brings the total number of jobs announced today to 555.

# shannon - Monday 31 March, 2014

Nine new routes at Shannon Airport
# Come Fly With Me
# Come Fly With Me

Nine new routes at Shannon Airport

Mar 31st 2014, 7:50 PM 33,433 Views 30 Comments

Ryanair have launched the new services.

# shannon - Sunday 23 March, 2014

Margaretta D'Arcy appeared on the Saturday Night Show in her orange prison jumpsuit
# Telly
From The Daily Edge
# Telly

Margaretta D'Arcy appeared on the Saturday Night Show in her orange prison jumpsuit

Mar 23rd 2014, 9:48 AM 2,923 Views 1 Comment

Orange is the new black.

# shannon - Saturday 22 March, 2014

"If that's the way the cookie crumbles": Margaretta D'Arcy says she'll go back to prison if she has to
# Released
# Released

"If that's the way the cookie crumbles": Margaretta D'Arcy says she'll go back to prison if she has to

Mar 22nd 2014, 2:35 PM 12,767 Views 116 Comments

The veteran peace activist was released from Mountjoy women’s prison this morning. She’s due back before the courts on a separate charge in three month’s time.

# shannon - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Talks about airport workers' pensions 'moving to more intensive phase'
# Grounded
# Grounded

Talks about airport workers' pensions 'moving to more intensive phase'

Mar 19th 2014, 6:07 PM 5,614 Views 16 Comments

This follows the halting of a strike that was planned for last Friday.

# shannon - Monday 24 February, 2014

Fisherman with crush injuries airlifted from trawler 250km west of Kerry
# Rescue
# Rescue

Fisherman with crush injuries airlifted from trawler 250km west of Kerry

Feb 24th 2014, 3:30 PM 12,855 Views 31 Comments

The Shannon Rescue 115 helicopter was dispatched to the vessel last night, supported by an Air Corps CASA plane.

# shannon - Friday 14 February, 2014

Margaretta D'Arcy moved to Mountjoy's Dóchas Centre
# Transfer
# Transfer

Margaretta D'Arcy moved to Mountjoy's Dóchas Centre

Feb 14th 2014, 9:40 PM 18,064 Views 122 Comments

The peace activist is serving a three month sentence for refusing to stay out of unauthorised zones at Shannon Airport.

# shannon - Thursday 13 February, 2014

Promising Munster hooker Casey thriving under 'more professional' attitude
# Educated
From The42
# Educated

Promising Munster hooker Casey thriving under 'more professional' attitude

Feb 13th 2014, 8:30 AM 6,402 Views 12 Comments

The Cork native has taken the road less traveled into professional rugby.

# shannon - Monday 10 February, 2014

Search for missing tourist stood down in Cork
# Sheep's Head
# Sheep's Head

Search for missing tourist stood down in Cork

Feb 10th 2014, 10:20 PM 37,126 Views 12 Comments

The body of the man’s friend was recovered from the water earlier today.

# shannon - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Limerick residents should 'assume flood water is contaminated'
# Floody Hell
# Floody Hell

Limerick residents should 'assume flood water is contaminated'

Feb 5th 2014, 7:45 PM 15,283 Views 45 Comments

The HSE says people should throw out any food that has been in contact with the water.

Aer Lingus welcomes back Boeing as Shannon to Boston route launches
# Hello Stranger
# Hello Stranger

Aer Lingus welcomes back Boeing as Shannon to Boston route launches

Feb 5th 2014, 2:26 PM 16,636 Views 42 Comments

The company will now fly daily to Beantown from County Clare.

# shannon - Monday 3 February, 2014

Protest rally in solidarity with Margaretta D’Arcy to be held this weekend
# Shannon
# Shannon

Protest rally in solidarity with Margaretta D’Arcy to be held this weekend

Feb 3rd 2014, 3:15 PM 5,412 Views 74 Comments

The peace rally is being held in Shannon in opposition to the US military use of the airport.

Column: We've been given an opportunity to re-think our values as a nation... so what are they?
# We The People
# We The People

Column: We've been given an opportunity to re-think our values as a nation... so what are they?

Feb 3rd 2014, 12:55 PM 60 Views 43 Comments

Where do we stand as a nation on issues like neutrality, aid and inequality? Ireland’s Foreign Policy Review allows us to have our say, writes Hans Zomer.

# shannon - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Column: Peacemakers like Margaretta D’Arcy uphold the greater moral law
# Civil Disobedience
# Civil Disobedience

Column: Peacemakers like Margaretta D’Arcy uphold the greater moral law

Jan 28th 2014, 7:00 AM 64 Views 166 Comments

Margaretta, in her peaceful act of civil disobedience, was seeking to highlight our own government’s failure to uphold both Irish and international law. We should applaud her courage, writes Joe Murray.

# shannon - Sunday 26 January, 2014

Margaretta D'Arcy "in good spirits" in prison
# Limerick Prison
# Limerick Prison

Margaretta D'Arcy "in good spirits" in prison

Jan 26th 2014, 12:23 PM 10,778 Views 156 Comments

D’Arcy, who is receiving treatment for cancer, has already been in Limerick Prison for 10 days.

# shannon - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

President defends Sabina prison visit as “private and personal”
# Margaretta D’Arcy
# Margaretta D’Arcy

President defends Sabina prison visit as “private and personal”

Jan 21st 2014, 1:11 PM 14,095 Views 72 Comments

“Sabina is a person who can speak for herself and is a person of very good judgement.”