Republic Of Ireland

Ireland considers first fighter jet acquisition in 45 years

Currently, Ireland relies solely on the British Royal Air Force to defend the sovereignty of its airspace. This could change soon, however, as the government is reportedly considering acquiring fighter jets capable of carrying out interceptions in an increasingly contested environment....


US extends travel ban to UK and Ireland

The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has included the United Kingdom and Ireland in the Level 3 Travel Health Notice. The list already contains most of the European Union countries, as well as China, Iran, and South Korea. ...


Irish airspace reopens after “complete radar failure”

The airspace of the Republic of Ireland has reopened after flights to and from the country’s two primary airports – Cork and Shannon – were suspended on the evening of October 2, 2018, due to a significant radar issue....