Shannon Airport

24 Apr

Shannon should be included in regional airports funding scheme

A €4.3 million allocation to Shannon Airport from the Regional Airports Programme has been welcomed by Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey as a significant move to put Shannon on a level playing field with its competitors. “I have campaigned over many years to have Shannon included in this important funding stream and this is […]

31 Mar

Rail spur to Shannon Airport being considered by Transport Authority

THE provision of a rail spur to Shannon Airport from the Limerick to Ennis rail line is being examined by the National Transport Authority for inclusion in the Limerick-Shannon Metropolitan Area Transport Strategy (LSMATS). That was the response from Transport Minister Eamon Ryan to a Dáil question from Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey who […]

2 Mar

‘A cruel blow’ – Deputy Carey criticises Aer Lingus decision to lay off Shannon workers until summer

Clare TD Joe Carey has described the move by Aer Lingus to lay off all 129 inflight service and ground operations staff at Shannon Airport until the summer as a “cruel blow to workers”. The Shannon-based Aer Lingus workers’ worst fears were confirmed as the airline announced the cuts yesterday. As a result, the airline […]

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