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clare / anti-war / imperialism / feature Friday April 18, 2003 15:56 by IMC Editorial Group
Two members of the radical anti-war Catholic Worker Movement were arrested inside Shannon Airport in the early hours of Good Friday. Jenny Hannon of Dublin and Martin McGowan of Sligo were detained by airport security and police after making their way into the airfield. read full story / add a comment
clare / anti-war / imperialism / feature Monday March 03, 2003 16:22 by IMC Editorial Group
Saturday was an eventful day at Shannon Airport with two protests and a strong Garda presence, protecting a newly-erected razor fence. read full story / add a comment
clare / anti-war / imperialism / feature Saturday March 01, 2003 02:36 by IMC Editorial Group
clare / anti-war / imperialism / feature Monday February 03, 2003 02:50 by IMC Editorial Group
In the early hours of Monday 3 February, five members of the pacifist Catholic Worker Movement ( 2 ) cut their way into Shannon Airport ( 2 ). The peace activists poured human blood on the runway that has been servicing U.S. military flights, troop and munition deployments to U.S. military bases in Kuwait and Qatar. They constructed a shrine on the runway to Iraqi children killed and threatened by U.S./British bombardment and sanctions. read full story / add a comment
clare / anti-war / imperialism / feature Wednesday January 29, 2003 03:00 by IMC Editorial Group
A local peace activist was arrested this morning after attempting to disarm a US military plane parked at Shannon Airport. read full story / add a comment
clare / anti-war / imperialism / feature Tuesday January 21, 2003 03:02 by IMC Editorial Group
Saturday January 18th saw around 2000 people protesting the Government's facilitation of US Military use of Shannon Airport in the buildup to a possible war with Iraq. A plethora of reports/opinions/photos and videos focusing on the protest have been published on Indymedia Ireland. read full story / add a comment
clare / anti-war / imperialism / feature Wednesday January 15, 2003 03:06 by IMC Editorial Group
On the coldest night of the year so far, the 4/5 January, a Peace Camp was established at Shannon Airport. The Peace Camp kicked off with a 24 hour Women’s Peace Camp and quickly began to draw a huge amount of attention from the National Media . read full story / add a comment
clare / anti-war / imperialism / feature Sunday December 29, 2002 03:08 by IMC Editorial Group
The monitoring of Shannon Airport continues with new reports of foreign planes in the Aer Lingus colours and the establishment of a Womens No To War camp.
Much coverage has been given to previous actions at Shannon but the trial notes of Eoin Dubsky for spray painting a plane at the airport are also well worth a read. read full story / add a comment
clare / anti-war / imperialism / feature Sunday December 15, 2002 21:55 by IMC Editorial Group
As the US military continues to use Shannon airport to refuel enroute to Afghanistan, anti-war groups have converged on the outfields and the infields, with one person running into the path of a US warplane. 2 arrests were made as protestors ripped down fencing and were tackled by Gardaí. read full story / add a comment
clare / anti-war / imperialism / feature Thursday October 31, 2002 03:11 by IMC Editorial Group
In a bizarre encounter at Shannon airport, two of the war monitors at Shannon today came face to face with a group of US military personnel in the arrivals hall at Shannon airport. read full story / add a comment
clare / anti-war / imperialism / feature Sunday October 13, 2002 03:14 by IMC Editorial Group
The biggest Protest yet against the US Military use of Shannon Airport took place on Saturday 12th October. After a pretty standard protest – (some pushing and shoving at the entrance to the airport, speeches, an open mic, a funny standoff between a group of public representatives and the Police, music, chanting, a die-in) – a number of activists took down the fence marking the airport perimeter and initiated a mass Trespass on the grass beside a runway. read full story / add a comment
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