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Shannon-Heathrow Route

Posted on August 13, 2007


UPDATED: September 12th, 2007

Today the Labour Party Leader Deputy Eamon Gilmore and a number of Labour representatives are in Shannon to meet with local groups on the decision to scrap the Shannon-Heathrow service by Aer Lingus.

Speaking in Shannon Eamon said: "Having spoken to business, commercial, tourism and trade union interests in the region I am more convinced than ever that this is a potentially disastrous decision that will inhibit further investment and jeopardise existing employment in this area.

"The Government must ensure connectivity between Shannon and the key Heathrow hub and the most effective way of achieving this is by ensuring that the Aer Lingus decision is reversed."

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