Engineering Showcase 2018 Postponed Due To Severe Weather Forecast

The Mid West Limerick for Engineering Showcase 2018, which was to take place at Shannon Airport on Thursday March 1, has been postponed by one week until Thursday March 8, 2018. Organisers of this free event, which offers secondary school students, guidance counsellors, parents and teachers a unique insight to the various engineering careers available in the […]

Revenue Seizes Illegal Cigarettes In Tipperary

Revenue officers at Shannon Airport seized 1.1kg of herbal cannabis with an estimated value of €22,000 when, as a result of routine profiling, they stopped and searched a passenger who had arrived on a flight from Tenerife. The drugs were discovered in the checked in baggage of the passenger, a 31 year old Lithuanian man. […]

Councillors meet Transport Minister over Aer Lingus

A delegation of County Councillors from the West of Ireland met with Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Pascal Donohue, T.D., in Dublin today to express their concerns about the proposed sale of Aer Lingus to IAG.   The meeting was organised by Cllr. John Crowe (FG), Cathaoirleach of Clare County Council who was joined […]

Mulcahy urges Michael O’Leary to restore Shannon services

Following the Government’s decision to abolish the Air Travel Tax from April 2014, Ryanair is being urged to restore services that it axed at Shannon Airport in 2009 and 2010.   The call has been made by Shannon-based Clare Senator Tony Mulcahy (FG) who appealed to Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary to “live up to his […]

Tourosm Ireland Welcomes Major Expansion of Aer Lingus Services From North America

Tourism Ireland warmly welcomes today’s announcement by Aer Lingus of a major expansion on its transatlantic services to Ireland for 2014, which includes year-round flights to Shannon from Boston (from January 2014) and New York (from March 2014). These expanded services will certainly help boost tourism business from the all-important US market to Shannon and the […]

Shannon Airport Autonomy Welcomed By Council

Clare County Council has today (Wednesday, 09 May 2012) welcomed the announcement by Minister for Transport, Mr. Leo Varadkar, T.D., and Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mr. Richard Bruton, TD., of the Government’s decision to separate Shannon International Airport from the Dublin Airport Authority (DAA).   The Council said it was “satisfied” that the […]

New Shannon Airport to Paris-Charles de Gaulle flight service

Shannon Airport has welcomed Aer Lingus’ announcement of the commencement on December 17 of a new Shannon to Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG) service as a significant boost for the airport and the West of Ireland region. The announcement will see Shannon Airport deliver connectivity for the West of Ireland to one of the world’s most […]