Defence

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Defence, Foreign Affairs, Justice and Defence

Two US warplanes photographed at Shannon today (see below). One is a US Navy C40 (Boeing 737)number 5836, and the other is a Hercules C130 number QH 3310.
The photo of the Omni air international chartered US troop carrier was taken on Sunday 4 Jan, by Shannonwatch and had probably been at the airport overnight.  This combination of Hercules C130 and C40 Boeing are frequently seen at Shannon.  What missions are they on and what are they carrying? Our government refuses to seek clarification.

04Jan2015 Omni Air US troop-carrier at Shannon 06Jan2015 Hercules C130 number QH3310 at Shannon 06Jan2015 US Navy C40 and Hercules C130 at Shannon with Irish army guard 06Jan2015 US Navy C40 at Shannon

Dáil Issues, Defence, Justice and Defence

Clare asks Minister Coveney a number of questions relating to the Irish Defense Forces including contracts given to Israeli companies found to be in breach of international law. Click on the links below to watch:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YPzeFyfY4rU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NoHUdd9h-Ds

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s49g9XOzw8o

Dáil Issues, Defence, Justice and Defence

To ask the Minister for Defence the number of occasions that members of the Defence Forces have been called to undertake Aid to the Civil Power ATCP duties at Dublin, Cork, and Shannon Airports, respectively, in the past 12 months; and the way these operations are funded.
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Defense Questions

Sep
2014
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Dáil Issues, Defence, Justice and Defence, Oral Questions

Clare asks the Minister for Defense when he will bring about the cessation of contracts with his department and companies who are profiting from illegal Israeli settlements.  See link below:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4sWLhvghPPI&feature=youtu.be

Clare asks Minister Coveney about the protection of US military aircraft at Shannon.  The state insist on protecting US war planes but no such commitment is given to protect the lives of people of Afghanistan or Palestine.  See links below to watch:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4dythYJ1MMk&feature=youtu.be

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eYFdOt3-pV0&feature=youtu.be