Peace Activism at Shannon on International Women's Day

At Shannon today, International Women's Day, a group of activists for Clare and Galway carried out a protest against US military use, or abuse, of Shannon Airport. It was led by the indomitable peace activist Margaretta D'Arcy.

One group of women assembled at the roundabout on the road into the airport while Margaretta led another group within the airport terminal building. Inside the terminal they lay on the floor wearing white death masks and commenced wailing in memory of the hundreds of thousands of innocent women and children who have died as a result of US led resource wars in the Middle East.

At the same time an Omni Air plane number N351AX was at the airport transporting up to 300 armed US troops from the USA to the Middle East wars. Another Omni Air plane N207AX was also at Shannon earlier this morning on its way from the Middle East war zones with a further 300 US troops to the USA. 

Photos below of peace activist women protesting against US military abuse of Shannon Airport that has let to the deaths of over a million women and children in Middle East wars.

Clare Women's network at Shannon protest

Some suffragettes suffering in the wind and rain at the Shannon protest against the killing of women and children in US resource wars

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