Mon, 01 Jun, 2020
The delay in the involvement of the air corps in fighting the gorse fire in Donegal was because crews had to be assembled “from the four corners of the country” according to the Press Officer with the Irish Air Corps.
Tue, 23 Apr, 2019
Imagine having to fight for your right to breathe? On May 31, An Bord Pleanála granted planning permission to Indaver for construction of an incinerator at Ringaskiddy. They overruled the oral hearing planning inspector and his recommendation to refuse permission, writes.
Sat, 23 Jun, 2018
Irish Air Corps concerns about the impact on helicopter safety of a proposed incinerator in Co Cork can be ameliorated if the company behind the application can guarantee it will contain any risk from the plume to within 150m of the stack.
Wed, 20 Sep, 2017
Fast-roping special forces onto a ship as part of marine counter-terrorism training; cargo-slinging large loads and how low is too low when flying above a chimney stack — these issues all formed part of a robust Department of Defence rebuttal of claims that building an incinerator in Ringaskiddy would pose no threat to Air Corps operations.
Thu, 12 May, 2016
Mon, 02 Nov, 2015
With reference to Sean O’Riordan’s articles on the Irish Air Corps, it is ludicrous to suggest that this impoverished country should find €70m for a fighter plane, and we would need three planes to keep two maintained in flight-readiness.
Mon, 16 Feb, 2015