Foreign Affairs

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Foreign Affairs

 

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.
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Shannon Watch

Jul
2014
01

Foreign Affairs

Hello all,
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.
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Dáil Debates, Foreign Affairs

Speaking on the Shannon Bill Clare raised some points about the use of the airport by US military war planes.  Click on the link below to watch:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dADT-1LVMu4

Foreign Affairs, Human Rights

Today the British appeal court made a shocking decision in the case of Brendan McConville and John Paul Wootton (The Craigavon Two) by dismissing their appeals against their life sentence convictions for the killing of PSNI Constable Stephen Carroll in 2009.
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