Aer Arann has been flying to the islands for the past 45 years

Concerns over job losses at Aer Arann airports

27 Aug The owner of Aer Arann has said there are 40 jobs in danger at the Aer Arann Regional Airport in Inverin in Connemara and in the Aer Arann airports on the three Arann Islands - Inis Mór, Inis Oírr, and Inis Meáin.

All six people on board the plane died (Pic: Transportation Safety Board of Canada)

Six killed in Canada seaplane crash

25 Aug Four Britons were among six people killed when a seaplane crashed during a sightseeing trip in Canada, the British Foreign Office has confirmed.

The plane went missing with 54 people on board in Indonesia's remote Papua province

Indonesian officials confirm plane crash killed 54

18 Aug All 54 people on board a Trigana Air aircraft were killed in a crash two days ago in Indonesia's Papua province, the latest in a string of aviation disasters in the Southeast Asian archipelago, officials said this morning.

Younger and older drivers still high risk groups - RSA

Concern over seatbelt compliance

14 Aug The Road Safety Authority has expressed concern that over a third of drivers and passengers killed on the State's roads so far this year were not wearing a seatbelt.

Emirates operates a fleet of 235 aircraft, serving 147 destinations

Emirates announces 'world's longest' flight

13 Aug Dubai's Emirates Airline has announced it will launch the world's "longest non-stop flight" in February from the Gulf emirate to Panama City, lasting more than 17 hours.