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From TheJournal.ie 11 RAF jets will fly over Dublin tonight - but don't panic Red Arrows

11 RAF jets will fly over Dublin tonight - but don't panic

The planes will fly over Dublin at around 7.50pm tonight.

From TheJournal.ie 'My display will be what I call old man aerobatics': Life as a veteran Irish stunt pilot BRAY AIR DISPLAY

'My display will be what I call old man aerobatics': Life as a veteran Irish stunt pilot

Limerick native Gerry Humphreys has spent over 9,000 hours flying planes over the past three decades.

From TheJournal.ie RAF escorts Ryanair plane to Stansted after 'suspected hoax security alert' High Alert

RAF escorts Ryanair plane to Stansted after 'suspected hoax security alert'

The flight was from Kaunas, in Lithuania, to London Luton, and the alarm was raised by Lithuanian authorities.

From TheJournal.ie Fighter jets escort plane to Scottish airport after communications fail Supersonic

Fighter jets escort plane to Scottish airport after communications fail

The jets travelled at supersonic speed to catch up with the airliner.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Ireland consider changing its position on neutrality? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland consider changing its position on neutrality?

With the news that the UK’s RAF will patrol our airspace in the event of a terror attack, can Ireland really remain a neutral country?

From TheJournal.ie The UK began bombing Isis in Syria just hours after last night's vote War

The UK began bombing Isis in Syria just hours after last night's vote

Six targets were the focus of RAF Tornado jets.

From TheJournal.ie Rescue operation for man swept away while spreading ashes at sea Cornwall

Rescue operation for man swept away while spreading ashes at sea

A search is underway off the Cornish coast.

From TheJournal.ie RAF escorts cargo plane to Stansted, apologises for 'loud bang' Loud Noises

RAF escorts cargo plane to Stansted, apologises for 'loud bang'

Some residents reported their houses shook as the Typhoons passed overhead.

From TheJournal.ie British warplanes are already in the skies over Iraq waiting to attack Tornados

British warplanes are already in the skies over Iraq waiting to attack

The Tornado combat jets took off from an RAF base in Cyprus.

From TheJournal.ie US "urgently" shipping weapons to arm Iraqi Kurds against jihadists Weapons

US "urgently" shipping weapons to arm Iraqi Kurds against jihadists

France is calling on the European Union to follow suit.

From TheJournal.ie Two RAF members withdrawn from duties over "graphic photo with Afghan body" Afghanistan

Two RAF members withdrawn from duties over "graphic photo with Afghan body"

The photo appears to show servicemen posing with a dead Taliban member.

From TheJournal.ie British fighter jet flies using 3D printed parts Flight

British fighter jet flies using 3D printed parts

It’s estimated that 3D printing parts would help the RAF save €1.4 million.

From TheJournal.ie Documentary tells story of only Irish man to survive Nagasaki Atomic Bomb

Documentary tells story of only Irish man to survive Nagasaki

Dr Aidan MacCarthy was being held in a prisoner-of-war camp in Nagasaki when the atomic bomb was dropped on the Japanese city.

From TheJournal.ie Two arrested on 'suspicion to endanger aircraft' after flight diverted to London London

Two arrested on 'suspicion to endanger aircraft' after flight diverted to London

The Pakistan Airlines flight was travelling to Manchester when a disruptive passenger led to it being diverted to Stansted.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: How London looked from a Spitfire plane during Queen celebrations Diamond Jubilee

VIDEO: How London looked from a Spitfire plane during Queen celebrations

The UK’s Ministry of Defence has released the video taken from the wing of a Spitfire fighter plane. You can even spot Buckingham Palace…

From The42 Olympic organisers announce airspace restrictions Lockdown

Olympic organisers announce airspace restrictions

Private planes, light aircraft and hot air balloons will be banned from approaching within 30 miles of London’s current no-fly zone during this summer’s Olympic Games.

From TheJournal.ie Last known WWI veteran dies aged 110 WWI Veteran This post contains videos

Last known WWI veteran dies aged 110

Florence Green, who served with the RAF as a waitress on an air base, was the last known survivor of the conflict.

From TheJournal.ie Germany evacuates half the city of Koblenz after WWII bomb uncovered Germany

Germany evacuates half the city of Koblenz after WWII bomb uncovered

The 10ft unexploded bomb is one of the largest to be discovered in Germany since the end of the Second World War.

From TheJournal.ie Search for missing sailors called off Missing

Search for missing sailors called off

Five men remain missing in the Irish Sea following the sinking of their cargo vessel on Sunday. The Welsh coastguard has said there is little hope of them being found alive.

From TheJournal.ie Search for missing sailors to resume Search And Rescue

Search for missing sailors to resume

The search for five missing crewmen who went missing when their vessel sank in the Irish Sea yesterday is to resume today.

From TheJournal.ie Prince William involved in Irish Sea rescue mission Royal Rescue

Prince William involved in Irish Sea rescue mission

The Duke of Cambridge co-piloted one of the helicopters as search teams tried to locate the eight crewmen of a sunken ship.

From TheJournal.ie Wreckage of WWII Spitfire raised from Donegal bog Spitfire This post contains images

Wreckage of WWII Spitfire raised from Donegal bog

An American pilot was aboard the Spitfire when it came down in a Donegal bog. He bailed out from the plane, but it has remained beneath the surface for 70 years.

From TheJournal.ie Libya calls immediate ceasefire following UN no-fly resolution Libya

Libya calls immediate ceasefire following UN no-fly resolution

Libya’s foreign minister says his country will halt all military action – just hours after the UN votes to impose a no-fly zone.