The plane was travelling from London Gatwick to Barbados when the woman became unwell
An elderly woman has been rushed to University Hospital Limerick after a plane was diverted to Shannon Airport.
The woman became unwell on board a Thomson's flight from London Gatwick to Barbados this morning.
A number of nurses were on board and came to her aid.
Emergency services met the plane on landing at around 11.20am.
It is the fifth diversion - four of which were related to medical emergencies - to Shannon Airport over the last week.