Wednesday, March 19, 2003
OPPOSITION GROWS TO US ARMY USE OF SHANNON
The Irish Examiner 19 Mar 2003
By Mary Dundon, Political Reporter
HE Government is facing mounting political and public opposition to the US army's use of Shannon Airport.
Foreign Affairs Minister Brian Cowen said yesterday the Cabinet would review the Government's position on Shannon at a meeting this afternoon. (Wednesday)
An official motion will be formulated and put to a special Dáil session tomorrow.
Opposition parties have indicated they will oppose any Government motion that would allow the US military to continue using Shannon without a UN mandate.