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#Shannon Airport

From TheJournal.ie Forty cows, 260 pigs and 200 goats will be getting on a plane from Shannon Airport to Rwanda

Forty cows, 260 pigs and 200 goats will be getting on a plane from Shannon Airport to Rwanda

The Bóthar ‘Ark’ will fly from Shannon Airport to mark its 25th anniversary

From TheJournal.ie Margaretta D'Arcy's secret to an interesting life: keep things fun (and avoid meetings) The Guantanamo Granny

Margaretta D'Arcy's secret to an interesting life: keep things fun (and avoid meetings)

Approaching her 82nd birthday, D’Arcy shows no signs of slowing down.

From TheJournal.ie Two peace activists arrested on runway at Shannon Airport Detained

Two peace activists arrested on runway at Shannon Airport

The men were arrested for a suspected security breach.

From TheJournal.ie €1.2 million spent on gardaí protecting US military planes at Shannon Breakdown

€1.2 million spent on gardaí protecting US military planes at Shannon

One TD described the spend as disgraceful as “many areas of the country are crying out for gardaí and for stations”.

From TheJournal.ie Atrocities you probably haven't heard about through the media Opinion

Atrocities you probably haven't heard about through the media

Brutality in Saudi Arabia, Yemen and elsewhere has been largely overlooked by western media outlets, Julien Mercille writes.

From TheJournal.ie Most Irish people want to see the Constitution changed to keep us out of wars Shannon Airport

Most Irish people want to see the Constitution changed to keep us out of wars

The research was commission by independent TDs Clare Daly and Mick Wallace.

From TheJournal.ie This funeral director is bringing a Boeing 767 from Shannon to Sligo for a new glamping village Plane Passion

This funeral director is bringing a Boeing 767 from Shannon to Sligo for a new glamping village

“I’m surrounded with death every week, you need something to give you a buzz.”

From TheJournal.ie Men removed from planes in Dublin and Shannon after disturbances Public Order

Men removed from planes in Dublin and Shannon after disturbances

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Abusive' passenger charged more than €9k after causing diversion to Shannon Jet2.com

'Abusive' passenger charged more than €9k after causing diversion to Shannon

She also received a lifetime ban.

From TheJournal.ie Woman arrested after flight makes emergency landing at Shannon Tenerife

Woman arrested after flight makes emergency landing at Shannon

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

From TheJournal.ie Clare Daly won't pay her fine and is willing to breach security again at Shannon Temporary Release

Clare Daly won't pay her fine and is willing to breach security again at Shannon

The United Left TD was granted temporary release last night after being held at Limerick Prison.

From TheJournal.ie Mick Wallace released from prison after arrest Shannon Airport

Mick Wallace released from prison after arrest

The Wexford TD had failed to pay a €2,000 fine for entering a restricted area at Shannon Airport in 2014.

From TheJournal.ie Did you know every US President since JFK has landed at Shannon Airport? The Great And The Good
From TheJournal.ie More than 1,000 airplanes carrying weapons allowed into Ireland since 2014 Neutrality

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Delta plane makes emergency landing at Shannon Airport Investigation

Delta plane makes emergency landing at Shannon Airport

All 392 passengers and crew safely disembarked the aircraft.

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

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

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

How THAT iconic Coke ad only happened because of an Irish airport and bad weather

The ad from the Mad Men finale? Chalk it up to a long wait at Shannon.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland rolled out the red carpet for China's second most powerful man today Pressing The Flesh

Ireland rolled out the red carpet for China's second most powerful man today

Premier of China Li Keqiang has gone west (of the Shannon).

From TheJournal.ie Mick Wallace: "I wouldn't pay that fine to save my life" Found Guilty

Mick Wallace: "I wouldn't pay that fine to save my life"

Wallace and Clare Daly could face jail if they don’t pay fines for Shannon Airport breach

From TheJournal.ie This dog found €240k of cocaine hidden in plane landing at Shannon Sniffer Dog

This dog found €240k of cocaine hidden in plane landing at Shannon

The drugs were concealed in the plane’s cabin.

From TheJournal.ie 'I did what I thought was right at Shannon Airport,' says Mick Wallace Allegations

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

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

From TheJournal.ie "Can I have my rope ladder back?," Mick Wallace asks judge in Shannon case Nice Try

"Can I have my rope ladder back?," Mick Wallace asks judge in Shannon case

Mick Wallace and Clare Daly are in court over their alleged illegal entrance into Shannon Airport last year.

From TheJournal.ie Remember when Ming asked for an aircraft carrier? He's told us why Shatter Says No

Remember when Ming asked for an aircraft carrier? He's told us why

It was all about Ireland’s neutrality, you see.

From TheJournal.ie Here are the 30 countries who have landed military aircraft in Shannon since 2009 Failte Roimh

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

Afghanistan, Bahrain, Israel, Saudi Arabia, USA…

From TheJournal.ie Department of Foreign Affairs: Shannon Airport was not used to facilitate torture CIA

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Charlie Flanagan apologises and says this US military plane DID land in Shannon QH-8073

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Mick Wallace and Clare Daly to appear in court Shannon Airport

Mick Wallace and Clare Daly to appear in court

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

From TheJournal.ie The same British Airways jet has made another unscheduled landing at Shannon Engine Glitch

The same British Airways jet has made another unscheduled landing at Shannon

It is understood there was a technical issue with the engine and a replacement aircraft is required.

From TheJournal.ie Irish airports will get 1.8m more passengers this year, but regional hubs are missing out We Are Not Amused

Irish airports will get 1.8m more passengers this year, but regional hubs are missing out

It was good enough for the Queen, but Cork Airport hasn’t been getting any love from those extra punters.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning, folks. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Shannon Airport wins 'Airport of the Year' in European awards Winners

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

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”.

From TheJournal.ie Boston mayor Marty Walsh lands in Ireland for historic homecoming Marty Bucks

Boston mayor Marty Walsh lands in Ireland for historic homecoming

…and drops a few words as Gaeilge. Just because.

From TheJournal.ie Flight diverted to Shannon Airport after woman goes into labour Early Arrival

Flight diverted to Shannon Airport after woman goes into labour

The woman has been taken to the University Maternity Hospital in Limerick.

From TheJournal.ie Aldi, gardaí, and Clare Daly: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Aldi, gardaí, and Clare Daly: The week in numbers

Plus: how much does the new baby elephant calf at Dublin Zoo weigh?

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you support Mick Wallace and Clare Daly's actions at Shannon Airport? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support Mick Wallace and Clare Daly's actions at Shannon Airport?

The duo attempted to board a US military aircraft yesterday but were arrested.

From TheJournal.ie Mick Wallace and Clare Daly released after being arrested at Shannon Airport Protest

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

The pair were attempting to inspect two US military aircraft.

From TheJournal.ie Margaretta D'Arcy to be released from Limerick Prison Peace

Margaretta D'Arcy to be released from Limerick Prison

The 80-year-old anti-war activist had refused to sign a bond saying she would act lawfully and stay out of unauthorised zones in Shannon Airport.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin could soon have a direct flight to...Addis Ababa Fifth Freedom

Dublin could soon have a direct flight to...Addis Ababa

The deal, if it goes ahead, could be the first of many instances of non-EU airlines using Ireland as a stopover hub en route to the US.

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Thursday News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Everyone’s talking about Garth Brooks, Gaza, and fathers’ names on birth certs.

From TheJournal.ie What are the main issues surrounding fertility in Ireland? Oireachtas Agenda

What are the main issues surrounding fertility in Ireland?

The Health Committee will meet with representatives from the National Infertility Support and Information Group, but what else is happening in Leinster House today?