An anti-war group, that also monitors the movement of US military aircraft through Shannon Airport, is calling on the government to immediately stop the use of the airport by the US military in light of recent Covid-19 breaches.
The helicopters that will transport US President Donald Trump while he is in Ireland next week have carried out a dry run between Shannon Airport and the Trump family hotel in West Clare while a massive ring of steel was being erected around Shannon Airport yesterday.
The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade has instructed his officials to speak with the British Embassy after it emerged that the UK authorities did not seek permission for a military transport plane to land at Shannon Airport last month.
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