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2010-05-04 10:38:13

Ash from Iceland's erupting volcano has once again disrupted air travel in Europe, forcing flight delays in the UK and Ireland.

2008-09-25 12:00:29

By Paul Melia; Patricia McDonagh THE Irish Aviation Authority has said it cannot guarantee holidaymakers will not face further disruption over the summer period because of a fault with Dublin Airport's air-traffic control system.

2008-07-28 12:00:49

By ALLISON BRAY PASSENGERS at Dublin Airport can expect ongoing delays for several weeks as engineers continue to work around a computer system glitch responsible for causing last week's radar system meltdown, the Irish Aviation Authority has revealed.

2008-07-10 00:00:19

Authorities said they canceled half of the flights going to and from Dublin International Airport Wednesday because of radar system malfunctions.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.