The Official Sod-Turning for Dublin Airport’s €320m North Runway by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar with Minister for Transport Shane Ross.
A protest by local residents and members of nearby St Margaret’s GAA club.
Previously: Residents To Protest Runway
At Dublin Airport.
TV3’s Virgin Media’s Political Correspondent Gavan Reilly plays piano in the arrivals lounge of Dublin Airport.
Take That, RTÉ
Earlier: Home Is Where The Arf Is
Scenes from Arrivals as emigrants return home for the Christmas Holidays greeted by families, friends and pets.
“He was banging on the window to try and get the aircraft to wait and he then broke through a door and made his way onto the apron, trying to flag the aircraft down.
Man held after trying to chase plane at Dublin Airport (RTÉ)
St Margaret’s Recycling Centre, Sandyhill, St Margaret’s, County Dublin.
Name those models (top pic), anyone?
Earlier: The Big Smoke
Scenes at Dublin Airport departure lounge as people depart after the Christmas break. Permission granted from all.
At Dublin Airport.
Ryan Tubridy welcomes home three-year-old Fiona Mc Evoy, from New York.
Jill MacNamara (left) embraces her sister Kate (right), who is home from Singapore for her first Christmas in Dublin since 2014.
Todd and June Jamison, from Florida, are welcomed home by Jason and his kids Alex (7) and Zack (5) Young from Dublin,
Ede Mc Gilla Ri, from Clontarf, greets Una and Mark Garner with baby Rori (1).
Grandad Joe welcomes Fiona (3) from New York.
In the arrivals section of Cork Airport…
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From top: Dublin Airport; Garda Assistant Commissioner John O’Driscoll with responsibility for Special Crime Operations speaking to media this morning
Two Aer Lingus employees were among three men arrested by gardai last night in an investigation into international illegal immigrant smuggling network through Dublin Airport.
The employees are suspected of using catering vehicles to move illegal immigrants directly from planes that landed in Dublin Airport to a car-park outside the facility.
A senior source said that this meant that the illegal immigrants could avoid immigration and security checks at the airport.
Gardai believe that the scam has been ongoing for a number of years and more than 500 people have been smuggled into Ireland this way.”
Aer Lingus employees suspected of ‘using catering vehicles to smuggle immigrants into Ireland’ (Independent.ie)
Dublin Airport terminal 2.
Prodigal hipster Chris Keegan with nieces Georgia Doran and Charlotte Teeling from Swords, Co Dublin part of the “hordes’ returning to Ireland for Xmas.
Parts of Dublin Airport evacuated for short time as hordes of Irish returned home for Christmas (Claire Healy, Irish Mirror)