A transatlantic flight has been forced to divert to Dublin Airport this afternoon after a number of cabin crew and passengers were reportedly affected by fumes from a spillage of a cleaning solution.
The DAA has slammed proposed cuts to airport charges at Dublin as being "exactly what the Irish economy does not need" and has warned the move could scupper the airport's development and damage Ireland's global connectivity.
In a little over a month almost 400,000 voters in Cork, Limerick, and Waterford will decide on a proposal to have directly elected mayors run their city. That idea is one of four to be determined on May 24. Local and European elections, and a referendum on our divorce legislation, are also scheduled.
A 16-year-old Irish student who was travelling on the same Iberia Airlines flight that prevented a 15-year-old Spanish student from boarding has said that she was "overwhelmed" by the ordeal at Dublin Airport.