Government Hits Back At Claims Of Potential Shannon Jobs Losses

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The government is hitting back at claims that Shannon Airport management want to cut jobs.

Limerick Sinn Féin Senator Paul Gavan says downgrading the airport from a category nine to a category seven for part of the year is a sign that there’s no credible future planned for Shannon.

He also believes they want to turn it into a “Ryanair airport for Europe”.


However, speaking on behalf of the Transport Minister, Junior Minister Damien English says the downgrading is flexible