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# shannon-airport - Monday 18 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge How THAT iconic Coke ad only happened because of an Irish airport and bad weather Buy The World A Coke

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.

# shannon-airport - Sunday 17 May, 2015

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).

# shannon-airport - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

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

# shannon-airport - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

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.

# shannon-airport - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

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.

# shannon-airport - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

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.

# shannon-airport - Friday 2 January, 2015

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.

# shannon-airport - Saturday 13 December, 2014

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…

# shannon-airport - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

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.

# shannon-airport - Friday 5 December, 2014

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?

# shannon-airport - Monday 1 December, 2014

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.

# shannon-airport - Sunday 23 November, 2014

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.

# shannon-airport - Thursday 23 October, 2014

From Business ETC 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.

# shannon-airport - Thursday 2 October, 2014

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.

# shannon-airport - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

From Business ETC 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”.

# shannon-airport - Friday 19 September, 2014

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.

# shannon-airport - Sunday 24 August, 2014

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.

# shannon-airport - Saturday 26 July, 2014

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?

# shannon-airport - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

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.

# shannon-airport - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

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.

# shannon-airport - Friday 18 July, 2014

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.

# shannon-airport - Monday 14 July, 2014

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.

# shannon-airport - Thursday 10 July, 2014

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.

# shannon-airport - Thursday 3 July, 2014

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?

# shannon-airport - Thursday 26 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie How should Irish adoption laws be changed? Oireachtas Agenda

How should Irish adoption laws be changed?

Representatives from a number of groups will address the Health Committee on this issue today.

# shannon-airport - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 80-year-old activist Margaretta D’Arcy given two week sentence in court for Shannon protest Protest

80-year-old activist Margaretta D’Arcy given two week sentence in court for Shannon protest

D’Arcy was ordered to sign a bond promising not to trespass at Shannon Airport – but she may not sign it.

From TheJournal.ie Senators seek to close loophole that may aid forced marriages Oireachtas Agenda

Senators seek to close loophole that may aid forced marriages

Senators think two sections in the Family Law Act 1995 need to be updated to protect children. They will debate this and other issues today.

# shannon-airport - Thursday 12 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie What makes someone eligible for a medical card? Oireachtas Agenda

What makes someone eligible for a medical card?

Tony O’Brien, Director General of the HSE, will give the lowdown to the PAC this morning.

# shannon-airport - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Do sexual assault laws discriminate against people with disabilities? Oireachtas Agenda

Do sexual assault laws discriminate against people with disabilities?

Senator Katherine Zappone thinks they need to be updated and will present a Bill on the subject in the Seanad today.

# shannon-airport - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

From Business ETC Ryanair has launched five new routes from Shannon Ready For Takeoff

Ryanair has launched five new routes from Shannon

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

# shannon-airport - Friday 30 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Most Aer Lingus flights cancelled today as cabin crew strike Grounded

Most Aer Lingus flights cancelled today as cabin crew strike

Most Aer Lingus planes are grounded as airline tries to rebook passengers.

# shannon-airport - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

From Business ETC There were 1,613 flights in Irish airspace on last month’s busiest day Come Fly With Me

There were 1,613 flights in Irish airspace on last month’s busiest day

Air traffic figures for April show an increase at all three airports with Shannon seeing a significant rise of over 30 per cent.

# shannon-airport - Monday 12 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Irish Twitter reacted hilariously to Donald Trump’s arrival Donald Trump

Irish Twitter reacted hilariously to Donald Trump’s arrival

Hilariously bitterly, that is.

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

# shannon-airport - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

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

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

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

# shannon-airport - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘New future’ for Shannon a step closer with signing of bill Shannon

‘New future’ for Shannon a step closer with signing of bill

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

# shannon-airport - Monday 14 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge An Irish dancing flashmob took over Shannon Airport Everybody Dance Now

An Irish dancing flashmob took over Shannon Airport

Ballaí Luimní with the baggage handlers, anyone?

# shannon-airport - Monday 7 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie From massacres and malnutrition to hope and healing – Burundi and Rwanda 20 years on Burundi

From massacres and malnutrition to hope and healing – Burundi and Rwanda 20 years on

Deo Niyizonkiza survived a massacre in Burundi – escaped to New York – but returned to his native country with a plan to help thousands.

# shannon-airport - Monday 31 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Nine new routes at Shannon Airport Come Fly With Me

Nine new routes at Shannon Airport

Ryanair have launched the new services.

# shannon-airport - Saturday 22 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie From prison to the Saturday Night Show…Margaretta D’Arcy to be released today Campaigning

From prison to the Saturday Night Show…Margaretta D’Arcy to be released today

The 79-year-old will be freed from the Dóchas Centre at Mountjoy Prison at 10.30am this morning.

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