A continued grounding of Boeing 737 Max aircraft has taken €60 million out of the Mid-West economy according to Shannon Chamber who have lamented the lack of financial support provided to Shannon Airport by the Irish Government.
As they congregated for their first meeting since May’s local elections, successful candidates in the Shannon Municipal District set out their stall for the next five years by pinpointing the future of Shannon Airport as the biggest concern.
*Photograph: Martin Connolly An Ennis based poet who spent three years living in Doonbeg said he found the reception for the Trump family in West Clare to be “stomach wrenching and embarrassing”.
*Protesters gather in Shannon Airport for Donald Trump’s arrival. Photograph: Steve Ford Doonbeg locals that welcomed the visit of Donald Trump and advocates of the US military using Shannon Airport have been equated as supporters of Adolf Hitler.
Shannon Airport has been dealt a setback as Norwegian Air have decided not to resume it’s transatlantic flights later this year.
*Cllr Gerry Flynn. Photograph: Gary Collins Gerry Flynn has been re-elected as the Cathaoirleach of the Shannon Municipal District.
*Mayor of Clare, Cllr Cathal Crowe. Photograph: Eamon Ward Cathal Crowe has been elected the Mayor of Clare following Friday’s Annual General Meeting of Clare County Council.
*Shannon Group Chairman, Rose Hynes and Minister of State Patrick O’Donovan TD (right) with US President Donald Trump and US First Lady Melania Trump before boarding Air Force One in Shannon Airport after their visit to Ireland. Photo: Oisin McHugh True Media Donald Trump’s three day hybrid visit to Co Clare has ended with the…
*Melania & Donald Trump. Photograph: Julian Behal Donald and Melania Trump will leave Co Clare today following the conclusion of their three day hybrid visit to Doonbeg.
Clare’s biggest security operation in fifteen years is underway following Donald Trump’s arrival into Shannon Airport yesterday.