Close

Follow Lovin Dublin

Flights Could Be Cancelled Next Month Due To The Garda Strike

By mariemadden

December 20, 2016 at 12:10am

Share:

Those planning to travel abroad next month have been warned that they could face cancellations due to the upcoming Garda strike.

Members of An Garda Siochana will undertake industrial action on 4, 11, 18 and 25 November from 7am to 7pm and the strike could have a knock-on effect for Irish airports.

Gardai currently play a key role in immigration services in Dublin, Shannon and Cork and Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald confirmed to The Irish Independent that negotiations are currently ongoing to try and avoid disruption to passengers.

"The Department is exploring with AGS [An Garda Síochána] and DAA [Dublin Airport Authority] options for dealing with immigration control in the event of the planned Garda action going ahead," she said.

READ NEXT: One Of The Best Takeaways In Ireland Has Just Closed Down

Share:

Join the Lovin Dublin Newsletter

* indicates required

Interests

Marketing Permissions

Please select all the ways you would like to hear from Lovin Media Group:

You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the link in the footer of our emails. For information about our privacy practices, please visit our website.

We use Mailchimp as our marketing platform. By clicking below to subscribe, you acknowledge that your information will be transferred to Mailchimp for processing. Learn more about Mailchimp's privacy practices here.