Donohoe Commits To Working With Local TDs On Shannon Supports

The Finance Minister has agreed to work with TDs from across the MidWest on efforts to bolster Shannon Airport.

A first online meeting of TDs from Clare, Limerick and Tipperary on the Airport was held this week, at a time when the COVID-19 outbreak has virtually grounded all passenger traffic at Shannon.

The group is being chaired by Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey, who has also raised the issue in the Dáil.

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In response, Minister Paschal Donohoe agreed to work with the group, but said plans by the DAA to cut 1000 jobs from Dublin and Cork Airports demonstrates the issues facing airports.