Thursday July 2, 2020

Shannon Airport suffers shortage of female security staff

The country's second-largest airport has just three female security staff authorised to search female passengers, according to informed sources.

23rd July, 2005

The country's second-largest airport has just three female security staff authorised to search female passengers, according to informed sources.

Police at Shannon Airport claim that it cannot meet with its legal obligation to search one in five passengers because of a shortfall in the number of security staff. Thousands of US troops pass through the airport.

Security concerns at Shannon were revealed by The Sunday Business Post two weeks ago after a Department of Transport...

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