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#Ash Cloud

# ash-cloud - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Iceland evacuates tourists over heightened volcano eruption risk Volcano

Iceland evacuates tourists over heightened volcano eruption risk

The Irish Aviation Authority has told TheJournal.ie it is ‘closely monitoring’ the situation.

# ash-cloud - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

From The Score Clash of the Ash (Wednesday): 15 hurleys that paid for their sins Ash Cloud This post contains images

Clash of the Ash (Wednesday): 15 hurleys that paid for their sins

When commitment and sport combine, wood is liable to shatter.

# ash-cloud - Monday 19 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Clean-up begins after volcanic eruption in Japan coats city in ash Japan This post contains images

Photos: Clean-up begins after volcanic eruption in Japan coats city in ash

The eruption yesterday spewed a plume 5,000 meters into the air.

# ash-cloud - Friday 29 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Exhibition examines daily lives destroyed by Vesuvius Pompeii

Photos: Exhibition examines daily lives destroyed by Vesuvius

The exhibition in the British Museum in central London seeks to shed light on the everyday lives of the people killed in Pompeii and Herculaneum in 79AD.

# ash-cloud - Friday 8 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Mount Etna flash eruption lights up Sicilian sky Italy This post contains videos

Mount Etna flash eruption lights up Sicilian sky

Raw footage from Italy’s most active volcano this week.

# ash-cloud - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

From The Score Clash of the Ash (Wednesday): 10 hurls that paid for their sins Holy War This post contains images

Clash of the Ash (Wednesday): 10 hurls that paid for their sins

When commitment and sport combine, wood is liable to shatter.

# ash-cloud - Thursday 31 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair loses ECJ case on reimbursing costs for stranded passengers Ryanair

Ryanair loses ECJ case on reimbursing costs for stranded passengers

The court ruling could have wide-ranging implications for air carriers and their passengers.

# ash-cloud - Friday 23 March, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Blow for Ryanair as ECJ set to uphold ash cloud challenge Ash Cloud

Blow for Ryanair as ECJ set to uphold ash cloud challenge

The ECJ’s advocate-general is likely to uphold a complaint from a Dubliner whose flight was cancelled during the 2010 disruption.

# ash-cloud - Thursday 5 January, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Minor eruptions at Mount Etna mark first activity of 2012 Vulcanology

Minor eruptions at Mount Etna mark first activity of 2012

Sicilians woke up to see plumes of smoke from the active volcano this morning, though there has been no flight disruption.

# ash-cloud - Thursday 27 October, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Not this again… New seismic activity underneath Icelandic volcano History Repeating?

Not this again… New seismic activity underneath Icelandic volcano

Seriously? Seriously?! There’s been a new cluster of minor earthquakes underneath Katla, which is bigger than Eyjafjallajokull.

# ash-cloud - Tuesday 21 June, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Flights grounded as the ash cloud returns to Australia Ash Cloud

Flights grounded as the ash cloud returns to Australia

Flights in and out of Melbourne, Sydney and Canberra cancelled as the Chilean volcano strikes again.

# ash-cloud - Sunday 5 June, 2011

From TheJournal.ie New volcanic ash cloud threatens flight disruptions (in South America) Chile

New volcanic ash cloud threatens flight disruptions (in South America)

The Puyehue volcano has been dormant for decades – and its latest eruption has forced 3,500 to evacuate their homes.

# ash-cloud - Thursday 26 May, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Flight restrictions across Europe lifted as the ash cloud threat abates Ash Cloud

Flight restrictions across Europe lifted as the ash cloud threat abates

Passengers breathe a sigh of relief as the skies look clear for the next 36 hours at least. Ryanair, Aer Lingus and all the major carriers are operating normal schedules.

# ash-cloud - Wednesday 25 May, 2011

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Wednesday Daily Fix This post contains images

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

All the day’s news – as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed, including: destruction of smallpox virus stocks delayed; ash cloud woes ease; and two men injured in shooting at Dublin pub.

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Wednesday Take 5

Take 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

From TheJournal.ie German airports reopen as ash cloud dissipates Ash Cloud

German airports reopen as ash cloud dissipates

Air traffic has resumed over Germany after the threat from volcanic ash forced airlines to cancel flights earlier today. Meanwhile, the Irish Aviation Authority says there will be no impact on Irish airspace for at least the next 48 hours.

From TheJournal.ie Air travel relief as Grimsvotn volcano stops erupting Ash Cloud

Air travel relief as Grimsvotn volcano stops erupting

The volcano causing air travel difficulties across Europe stopped eruptions this morning, says Iceland’s Met Office.

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair’s test flight claims disputed by experts Ryanair

Ryanair’s test flight claims disputed by experts

The airline said that it safely flew a test plane through a ‘red zone’ for volcanic ash yesterday and incurred no damage – however experts have said the plane never entered a danger zone.

From TheJournal.ie No Irish closures – for now – as Ash Cloud reaches Europe Ash Cloud

No Irish closures – for now – as Ash Cloud reaches Europe

As Grimsvotn’s eruption begins to wane, airspace closures on continental Europe will still mean some cancelled flights.

# ash-cloud - Tuesday 24 May, 2011

From TheJournal.ie IAA on ash cloud: No restrictions on Irish airspace for at least next 24 hours Ash Cloud

IAA on ash cloud: No restrictions on Irish airspace for at least next 24 hours

Eurocontrol says that about 500 European flights were cancelled today as a result of the ash cloud, but disruptions to flights in UK air space are expected to have ended by tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Tuesday Daily Fix This post contains images

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

All the news of the day you might have missed…

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Tuesday Take 5

Take 5: Tuesday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

From The Score Ash cloud forces Barca to alter Wembley travel plans Disruption

Ash cloud forces Barca to alter Wembley travel plans

Spanish champions will now leave for London at 10pm this evening.

# ash-cloud - Monday 23 May, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Aer Lingus cancels Scottish flights as volcanic ash cloud moves closer Volcano

Aer Lingus cancels Scottish flights as volcanic ash cloud moves closer

President Obama won’t be the only one inconvenienced by ash from the Grimsvotn volcano, however IAA says it still doesn’t expect any disruptions to air travel in Irish space in the next 24 hours.

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Monday Take 5

Take 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

From TheJournal.ie EU confirms that volcanic ash cloud is heading in Ireland’s direction Ash Cloud This post contains videos

EU confirms that volcanic ash cloud is heading in Ireland’s direction

Met Éireann says it is monitoring the situation, but the IAA is not expecting any disruptions to flights in Irish air space over the next 24 hours. The EU has confirmed that the ash looks likely to enter British and Irish airspace shortly.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Irish airspace stay open if the ash cloud arrives? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Irish airspace stay open if the ash cloud arrives?

Do you think last year’s lockdown in the skies was an overreaction? Or would you prefer to see airspace close again if the ash cloud returns?

Ryanair profits up 26 per cent – but tougher times ahead

The airline performs well on fuel bets and bounces back from airspace closures – but oil prices will mean a leaner 2011.

# ash-cloud - Sunday 22 May, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Iceland closes main airport but ash cloud ‘not heading to Europe’ Volcanic Eruption

Iceland closes main airport but ash cloud ‘not heading to Europe’

Keflavik airport is fully closed with no flights taking off or landing as the ash plume covers Iceland but officials insist its not Europe-bound.

# ash-cloud - Tuesday 26 April, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Tuesday Take 5

Take 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

From TheJournal.ie Report vindicates aviation authorities over ash cloud flight cancellations Ash Cloud This post contains videos

Report vindicates aviation authorities over ash cloud flight cancellations

The ash cloud from Iceland’s (still unpronounceable) Eyjafjallajökull volcano could have caused engines to fail and seriously scratched up windows.

# ash-cloud - Monday 28 February, 2011

Aer Lingus ends slump as profits hit €30m

The flag-carrying airline reports its first profit in several years, with pre-tax profits hitting €30.4m for 2010.

# ash-cloud - Wednesday 29 December, 2010

From TheJournal.ie Numbers visiting Ireland down 15% on last year Tourism

Numbers visiting Ireland down 15% on last year

The volume of tourists coming to Ireland fell by a million in 2010, according to estimates by the travel industry.

# ash-cloud - Monday 1 November, 2010

Ryanair’s profit takes off despite ash cloud

Forget Eyjafjallajokull: despite having to cancel hundreds of flights, Ryanair’s profits increased by 17%.

# ash-cloud - Wednesday 27 October, 2010

From TheJournal.ie Ash cloud TDs granted expenses they never incurred Ash Cloud

Ash cloud TDs granted expenses they never incurred

Four TDs stranded abroad are given permission to declare themselves ‘present’ in Leinster House – and claim expenses.