Pence criticised for greeting US troops in Shannon

The vice-president of the United States has been criticised for ‘rallying the troops’ at Shannon Airport yesterday when he met with US military personnel travelling to Iraq.

Flight diverted due to Pence security restrictions

One flight was forced to divert to Cork Airport while others were placed in holding patterns because of restrictions associated with the departure of the jet carrying the U.S. Vice-President.

VP Pence jets out after Irish visit

U.S. vice-president Mike Pence has left Ireland following a two-day visit during which he attended official and private engagements in Dublin and Clare.

Doonbeg locked down for Pence family function

Last minute security sweeps are being carried out in Doonbeg Co Clare as the village is locked down while U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence dines with relatives at a local restaurant this evening.

Security tight ahead of Pence visit to Clare

Security is tight in Co Clare today ahead of an official visit to Ireland by U.S. vice-president Mike Pence.

Clare poet in Pence protest at Shannon Airport

A Co Clare poet was stopped by Gardaí at Shannon Airport this afternoon as she tried to make her way towards the terminal carrying two placards protesting at the visit of U.S. vice-president Mike Pence to Ireland.

Business as usual for passengers at Shannon during Pence...

Shannon Airport is advising passengers to allow an extra 15 minutes to their travel time to allow for addition security at the airport today.

Helicopters and equipment arrive ahead of Pence visit

Preparations are continuing for the arrival in Ireland next week of U.S. vice-president Mike Pence who is expected to visit Dublin and Co Clare.

US Vice-President in Shannon stopover

US Vice President Mike Pence made a brief stopover at Shannon Airport this evening.