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# drone - Friday 28 June, 2019

Man electrocuted after trying to retrieve drone from power line

The incident caused power to be suspended in the Cabinteely area of Dublin.

# drone - Saturday 22 June, 2019

Trump says he's still considering military action over Iran

But the President added that he will be Iran’s “best friend” if nuclear weapons are abandoned.

# drone - Friday 21 June, 2019

Trump says US was primed to attack three locations in Iran before he called off mission

The US had reportedly been planning strikes on a number of Iranian targets.

# drone - Friday 12 April, 2019

Man charged after gardaí caught him outside prison in possession of drone, mobiles, and 440 pills

A woman in her 40s has been released without charge.

# drone - Thursday 11 April, 2019

Gardaí arrest couple outside prison in possession of drone, cannabis, mobiles, and 440 pills

The drone was in the process of being set up.

# drone - Thursday 21 February, 2019

Gardaí investigating after drone sighting at Dublin Airport causes 30-minute flight shutdown

Two flights were diverted to Belfast and one to Shannon during that period.

# drone - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Disruption at major US airport after drone sighting

In December, London’s Gatwick airport was paralysed for 36 hours after a drone sighting.

# drone - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Flights resume at Heathrow Airport after suspected drone sighting.

All departures were suspended for around an hour.

# drone - Monday 24 December, 2018

'Disgusting': Innocent couple arrested over Gatwick drone say they feel violated

The couple was completely innocent.

# drone - Sunday 23 December, 2018

Couple arrested over Gatwick drone released without charge

The airport is offering a €56,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the disruption.

# drone - Friday 21 December, 2018

London Gatwick reopens following drone sighting

More delays have been experienced.

Many Irish flights still affected as first planes begin to leave from Gatwick

It will take some days for services to return to normal after drones caused travel chaos at the busy airport.

# drone - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

Watch: New sinkholes appear next to primary school in Monaghan

New holes have appeared next to Drumgossatt National School in rural Co Monaghan after a local GAA pitch was yesterday struck by the original sinkhole.

# drone - Friday 6 July, 2018

An Post delivers its first parcel to an island by drone

It was delivered to Clare Island, Co Mayo.

# drone - Thursday 1 March, 2018

From The Daily Edge A lad in Clare has offered to fly bread out to his neighbours with a drone Bread Shortage

# drone - Thursday 15 February, 2018

The government is going to use drones to crack down on illegal dumping

Local authorities and community groups can now apply for funding under the initiative.

# drone - Saturday 6 January, 2018

Images captured during Californian aerial search for missing Corkman being analysed for blue backpack

The plane’s pilot said that the search was coordinated between aerial experts and local search volunteers.

# drone - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

Did you get a drone for Christmas? Here's everything you need to know before flying it

There are a few essential things you need to before you fly your drone.

# drone - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Drones banned from flying over Trevor Deely search site

Gardaí have been searching the site in Dublin 20 since Saturday.

# drone - Sunday 16 July, 2017

Call in the air support: How Dublin Fire Brigade is using drones

The force now has a growing air support unit, ready to be deployed to major incidents.

# drone - Sunday 9 July, 2017

After a few glitches, Facebook is confident its drones will provide internet to 4 billion people

Around 4 billion people across the world don’t have internet access.

# drone - Saturday 8 July, 2017

Man breaks out of high-security prison using wire cutters and a drone

The 46-year-old who was convicted of kidnapping was recaptured at a Texas motel two days later.

# drone - Monday 3 July, 2017

Drone causes flight disruption at Gatwick Airport

Five flights were diverted from the airport – including one BA plane, which was sent to Bournemouth.

# drone - Saturday 11 March, 2017

Drones to be used in crackdown on illegal dumping

Minister Denis Naughten is to launch the new project in Galway on Monday

# drone - Monday 30 January, 2017

Ireland's first legit drone drop landed on a boat at the weekend

The drone delivered medical supplies and food to the boat in Dun Laoghaire.

# drone - Monday 26 December, 2016

Take a drone tour of this ancient hillfort in Donegal

See Grianán of Aileach as you’ve never seen it before.

# drone - Friday 9 December, 2016

Wedding guests sue groom after being 'hit by drone' at reception

The women say they have suffered permanent physical and emotional injury as a result of the incident.

# drone - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Hackers to start hijacking drones used for deliveries and policing

Security experts warn this is the next step for cybercriminals.

# drone - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

Two injured in Toronto plane's near-miss with suspected drone

Two flight attendants on the passenger plane sustained minor injuries.

# drone - Saturday 12 November, 2016

This stunning drone footage of an autumnal Wicklow is the perfect dose of calm The Garden COunty This post contains videos

This stunning drone footage of an autumnal Wicklow is the perfect dose of calm

We could all do with some about now.

# drone - Thursday 20 October, 2016

From The Daily Edge Some genius used a drone to pull off this truly spooky Harry Potter-esque prank Prank

Some genius used a drone to pull off this truly spooky Harry Potter-esque prank

You can’t just give a Dementor the old one-two.

# drone - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's a flying burrito

Chipotle is really taking off after its decision to test burrito delivering drones.

# drone - Thursday 11 August, 2016

UK police probe near-miss between drone and passenger plane

The drone flew alongside the plane as it came in to land.

# drone - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

From The Daily Edge Here's how this Cork man used a drone and some twine to rescue a woman trapped in her toilet

# drone - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

Drone to bring abortion pills across the border to Northern Ireland today

A number of pro-choice activists groups are involved in the flight.

# drone - Monday 23 May, 2016

From The Daily Edge This guy recreated the Father Ted intro with shaky drone footage in Tipperary Craggy Island

# drone - Thursday 21 April, 2016

Drone flew close to Aer Lingus plane in Paris

The airline said the incident “was reported to the relevant authorities”.

# drone - Monday 18 April, 2016

A drone has hit a commercial plane in London

132 passengers were on board the British Airways flight from Geneva. No one was injured in the incident.

# drone - Monday 4 April, 2016

Take a break and watch this uplifting drone footage of Dublin

Leave the start-of-the-week stress behind for a couple of minutes.

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