Archive for the ‘Foreign Affairs’ Category
During the debate on the States Airport Bill Clare raises the issue of military aircraft landing at Shannon. Click on the link below to watch:
Clare raises concerns about the ongoing instability in the Ukraine and recent agreements in the EU regarding the introduction of GM crops. Click on the link below to watch:
To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if he has sought assurances that US military advisers on route to Iraq will not be landing at Shannon airport.
In spite of all the protests and exposure over the past 14 years of US military misuse of Shannon airport, and the recent efforts of Margaretta D’Arcy and Niall Farrell, and the Shannonwatch submission to the Joint Oireachtas Petitions Committee on 18th June, US military war planes are still being refuelled at Shannon airport, while being protected by the usual Irish Army patrol. Needless to say none of the planes were searched or investigated in any way.