Mixed reactions have accompanied the announcement from the Budget 2021 that €5m will be allocated towards Shannon Airport.
Operations at Shannon Airport can be salvaged by changes to the Government’s testing and aviation policy according to one Clare TD while mixed reactions have ensued following confirmation that Ryanair will close its base at Shannon and Cork Airport for the winter.
HSE officials are said to be considering the expansion of services provided at Ennis Hospital.
Works to replace the old watermain from Miltown Malbay to Mullagh are set to begin in November.
A Clare TD Government TD has confirmed that work on bringing a “robust” COVID-19 testing and screening system to Shannon Airport is underway.
A Clare TD has warned that “a calamity” is on the cards with just 23 critical care beds provided at University Hospital Limerick since the onset of COVID-19.
A group of Independent TDs from across the West of Ireland have issued a joint statement calling on Government to ensure connectivity from North America and Heathrow to Shannon Airport, and to implement fully the recommendations of the Aviation Recovery Taskforce in support of economic recovery across the region.
A Shannon company has delivered what they maintain will allow companies to return to work safely.
Pubs have been given the green light to reopen on September 21st following a meeting of Cabinet on Tuesday morning.
Protection for Shannon Airport is required from the Irish Government as question marks hang over Aer Lingus’ future at the International Airport.