Shannon Airport will tomorrow (Thursday) celebrate 80 years since the landing of the first passenger aircraft in Rineanna on July 11th 1939.
*Cathal and Maeve Crowe with their children, Charlie, Eve and Sam. Photograph: Eamon Ward Helping to foster a more ‘inclusive Clare’ is the goal for Cathal Crowe during his time as Cathaoirleach of Clare County Council.
A review in the make up of Shannon Group’s PLC has been sought by elected representatives in Co Clare.
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.