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# drones - Friday 8 January, 2021

Man due to appear in court following drone and drugs seizure in Portlaoise
# Courts
# Courts

Man due to appear in court following drone and drugs seizure in Portlaoise

Jan 8th 2021, 10:02 AM 9,494 Views 0 Comments

The man in his 20s was arrested by gardaí on Wednesday.

# drones - Thursday 4 June, 2020

Coronavirus: Irish researchers develop drone that can deliver UV light to disinfect public spaces
# Disinfection
# Disinfection

Coronavirus: Irish researchers develop drone that can deliver UV light to disinfect public spaces

Jun 4th 2020, 6:10 AM 29,879 Views 15 Comments

The drones could be used at night time to sterilise empty trains, buses and restaurants.

# drones - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

Drones to be deployed to assist firefighters tackling forest fires over coming months
# Eye In The Sky
# Eye In The Sky

Drones to be deployed to assist firefighters tackling forest fires over coming months

May 12th 2020, 9:37 PM 14,165 Views 22 Comments

It’s the second year drones will be used to monitor designated ‘hot spots’ across regions of Dublin, Wicklow and the Midlands.

# drones - Friday 3 January, 2020

'This is the most fun business on the planet, the most difficult but the most fun'
# Deeptech
# Deeptech

'This is the most fun business on the planet, the most difficult but the most fun'

Jan 3rd 2020, 11:04 AM 8,246 Views 16 Comments

How Bobby Healy plans to put food delivery drones in Irish skies in 2020 with Manna.

# drones - Sunday 29 December, 2019

Your crashcourse in... 5g and other tech trends for 2020
# Startups And Tech
# Startups And Tech

Your crashcourse in... 5g and other tech trends for 2020

Dec 29th 2019, 4:00 PM 66 Views 0 Comments

AI, edge computing and drones: It’s going to be an interesting new year.

# drones - Friday 20 December, 2019

Your crashcourse in... 5g and other tech trends for 2020
# Startups And Tech
# Startups And Tech

Your crashcourse in... 5g and other tech trends for 2020

Dec 20th 2019, 12:04 PM 942 Views 0 Comments

AI, edge computing and drones: It’s going to be an interesting new year.

# drones - Friday 29 November, 2019

Irish Aviation Authority warns drone users to follow the rules or face 'very serious consequences'
# Flying High
# Flying High

Irish Aviation Authority warns drone users to follow the rules or face 'very serious consequences'

Nov 29th 2019, 8:40 AM 12,556 Views 13 Comments

There are a number of regulations associated with using drones in Ireland and they must be registered with the IAA.

# drones - Thursday 10 October, 2019

This startup's drones are getting ready for take off from Clare
# Startup Scout
# Startup Scout

This startup's drones are getting ready for take off from Clare

Oct 10th 2019, 10:12 AM 668 Views 0 Comments

In our weekly Startup Scout series, Fora picks out promising companies that are emerging from Ireland.

# drones - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

US says 'Iranian attack' on Saudi oil facilities was 'act of war'
# Response
# Response

US says 'Iranian attack' on Saudi oil facilities was 'act of war'

Sep 18th 2019, 6:14 PM 11,849 Views 60 Comments

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made the comments when arriving in the Saudi city of Jeddah.

# drones - Friday 13 September, 2019

Police arrest five people over plans to shut down Heathrow airport with drones
# Drones
# Drones

Police arrest five people over plans to shut down Heathrow airport with drones

Sep 13th 2019, 7:30 AM 18,571 Views 10 Comments

A campaign by Heathrow Pause – an offshoot of the Extinction Rebellion – was planned for this morning.

# drones - Thursday 25 April, 2019

Bobby Healy's Manna plans to bring the drone food delivery service live in Ireland this year
# Startups And Tech
# Startups And Tech

Bobby Healy's Manna plans to bring the drone food delivery service live in Ireland this year

Apr 25th 2019, 4:10 PM 7,527 Views 13 Comments

The autonomous drone startup is getting ready to come out of ‘dark mode’.

# drones - Sunday 24 March, 2019

Flyers distributed to plane spotters as Dublin Airport seeks to prevent drone incidents
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

Flyers distributed to plane spotters as Dublin Airport seeks to prevent drone incidents

Mar 24th 2019, 2:52 PM 20,353 Views 24 Comments

Flights were temporarily suspended at Dublin Airport 21 February due to a drone sighting.

# drones - Saturday 23 February, 2019

How many minutes did Dublin Airport shut down for due to a drone sighting? It's the week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

How many minutes did Dublin Airport shut down for due to a drone sighting? It's the week in numbers

Feb 23rd 2019, 7:00 PM 14,721 Views 3 Comments

Plus: The percentage of people who would like to see a united Ireland in their lifetime.

# drones - Friday 22 February, 2019

Poll: Should it be mandatory to register all drones?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should it be mandatory to register all drones?

Feb 22nd 2019, 10:12 AM 23,294 Views 78 Comments

Dublin Airport yesterday temporarily suspended all flights for 30 minutes due to the sighting of a drone.

# drones - Monday 11 February, 2019

UK plans drone 'swarm squadrons' after Brexit, says defence secretary
# Gavin Williamson
# Gavin Williamson

UK plans drone 'swarm squadrons' after Brexit, says defence secretary

Feb 11th 2019, 10:29 PM 32,986 Views 55 Comments

Gavin Williamson said Britain must strengthen its global presence after Brexit.

# drones - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

Special meeting of 'risk group' to assess threat of drone use near Irish airports
# Up In The Air
# Up In The Air

Special meeting of 'risk group' to assess threat of drone use near Irish airports

Jan 9th 2019, 7:42 PM 8,128 Views 28 Comments

The meeting was called following possible drone activity at two London airports.

Anyone found guilty of operating drone at airfield 'could face life sentence', Met Police says
# Heathrow
# Heathrow

Anyone found guilty of operating drone at airfield 'could face life sentence', Met Police says

Jan 9th 2019, 8:53 AM 14,242 Views 26 Comments

Departures from Heathrow Airport were suspended temporarily yesterday following a suspected drone sighting.

# drones - Saturday 29 December, 2018

Sussex chief: Some drone sightings at Gatwick may have been of police drones
# Drones
# Drones

Sussex chief: Some drone sightings at Gatwick may have been of police drones

Dec 29th 2018, 12:14 PM 22,507 Views 16 Comments

Over 100,000 people were left stranded at the airport a few days before Christmas because of a reported drone sighting.

# drones - Saturday 22 December, 2018

Two arrested over 'criminal use of drones' as disruption continues at Gatwick
# Travel Chaos
# Travel Chaos

Two arrested over 'criminal use of drones' as disruption continues at Gatwick

Dec 22nd 2018, 7:28 AM 39,163 Views 26 Comments

Flights resumed at Gatwick yesterday, but knock-on delays are still affecting passengers this weekend.

# drones - Friday 21 December, 2018

People told to report illegal use of drones amid concerns Irish airport could be hit like Gatwick
# Grounded
# Grounded

People told to report illegal use of drones amid concerns Irish airport could be hit like Gatwick

Dec 21st 2018, 12:05 AM 35,011 Views 78 Comments

Hundreds of flights were cancelled and more than 100,000 passengers affected.

# drones - Sunday 25 November, 2018

Civil Defence volunteers receive drone licenses, will help find missing people
# Thermal Imaging
# Thermal Imaging

Civil Defence volunteers receive drone licenses, will help find missing people

Nov 25th 2018, 5:12 PM 10,269 Views 13 Comments

There are 20 drones available throughout the country.

# drones - Sunday 9 September, 2018

Goodbye cat burglar, hello drone burglar: Here's what crime will look like in future
# Future Focus
# Future Focus

Goodbye cat burglar, hello drone burglar: Here's what crime will look like in future

Sep 9th 2018, 6:30 PM 29,767 Views 14 Comments

From data theft to using remote-controlled flying machines.

# drones - Thursday 23 August, 2018

Temporary ban on drones to be enforced in parts of Dublin and Knock during Pope visit
# Banned
# Banned

Temporary ban on drones to be enforced in parts of Dublin and Knock during Pope visit

Aug 23rd 2018, 4:24 PM 8,203 Views 45 Comments

The Air Corps said that “if you use a drone in the Dublin area you may be acting illegally”.

# drones - Friday 6 July, 2018

'Severe safety risk': Public warned not to fly drones above wildfires
# Danger Danger
# Danger Danger

'Severe safety risk': Public warned not to fly drones above wildfires

Jul 6th 2018, 12:47 PM 10,380 Views 12 Comments

Yesterday marked the sixth consecutive day that the Defence Forces deployed the Air Corps to assist firefighting operations.

# drones - Sunday 25 March, 2018

Bye-bye pizza guy, no more spice bag shame: The future of getting a takeaway
# Future Focus
# Future Focus

Bye-bye pizza guy, no more spice bag shame: The future of getting a takeaway

Mar 25th 2018, 9:00 PM 63,285 Views 41 Comments

Oh, and… hello flying robots.

# drones - Thursday 15 February, 2018

The government is going to use drones to crack down on illegal dumping
# Eye In The Sky
# Eye In The Sky

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

Feb 15th 2018, 6:04 PM 10,339 Views 48 Comments

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

# drones - Saturday 20 January, 2018

Drunk droning in the US state of New Jersey is now illegal
# Drones
# Drones

Drunk droning in the US state of New Jersey is now illegal

Jan 20th 2018, 5:30 PM 12,223 Views 6 Comments

Infractions can be punishable by up to six months in prison and a $1,000 (€815) fine.

# drones - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

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

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

Dec 26th 2017, 1:06 PM 40,541 Views 28 Comments

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

# drones - Sunday 24 December, 2017

Just one prosecution over illegal drone use since regulations introduced
# Flying High
# Flying High

Just one prosecution over illegal drone use since regulations introduced

Dec 24th 2017, 8:15 AM 15,271 Views 24 Comments

Experts say the popularity of these devices in both commercial and domestic markets has skyrocketed in recent years.

# drones - Sunday 17 December, 2017

Australia is using drones to spot sharks before they attack
# Surfer Safety
# Surfer Safety

Australia is using drones to spot sharks before they attack

Dec 17th 2017, 6:30 PM 17,338 Views 28 Comments

“The reason the drone is so important is sometimes we can’t see over the waves,” a surfing representative said.

# drones - Saturday 21 October, 2017

Dublin Fire Brigade to use drones 'extensively' in the run up to Halloween
# Bonfires
# Bonfires

Dublin Fire Brigade to use drones 'extensively' in the run up to Halloween

Oct 21st 2017, 4:00 PM 12,462 Views 27 Comments

It will also use a live feed showing bonfires and other incidents similar to the one used for Storm Ophelia.

# drones - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Drones banned from flying over Trevor Deely search site
# Drones
# Drones

Drones banned from flying over Trevor Deely search site

Aug 17th 2017, 8:55 AM 27,443 Views 24 Comments

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

# drones - Saturday 24 June, 2017

The 9 at 9: Saturday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Jun 24th 2017, 8:50 AM 10,029 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what you need to know this morning.

# drones - Sunday 11 June, 2017

Futuristic 'drone ports' are one way of redesigning empty shopping centres
# Floating Ideas
# Floating Ideas

Futuristic 'drone ports' are one way of redesigning empty shopping centres

Jun 11th 2017, 6:00 PM 18,862 Views 9 Comments

As the e-commerce sector grows, the ‘drone port’ could make deliveries easier for companies.

# drones - Saturday 11 March, 2017

Drones to be used in crackdown on illegal dumping
# Fly My Pretties
# Fly My Pretties

Drones to be used in crackdown on illegal dumping

Mar 11th 2017, 6:45 AM 9,270 Views 29 Comments

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

# drones - Monday 27 February, 2017

'No Drone Zone': Dublin Airport launches campaign to safeguard flying space
# Fly Away
# Fly Away

'No Drone Zone': Dublin Airport launches campaign to safeguard flying space

Feb 27th 2017, 2:22 PM 11,716 Views 22 Comments

There were 856 cases worldwide where drones got close to an aircraft between 2013 and 2015.

# drones - Sunday 26 February, 2017

Here's how the international community stops drones from crashing into aircraft
# Droning On
# Droning On

Here's how the international community stops drones from crashing into aircraft

Feb 26th 2017, 7:30 AM 11,758 Views 5 Comments

As commercial and private drones become ever more prevalent, the risk of airplane strikes heightens accordingly.

# drones - Sunday 15 January, 2017

The US could unleash micro-drones that move in swarms
# Unleash The Beasts
# Unleash The Beasts

The US could unleash micro-drones that move in swarms

Jan 15th 2017, 7:45 AM 15,182 Views 35 Comments

A recent test included 103 micro-drones being used in California.

# drones - Monday 26 December, 2016

Own a drone? These tips will help you take great photos with one
# New Views
# New Views

Own a drone? These tips will help you take great photos with one

Dec 26th 2016, 10:00 PM 14,895 Views 6 Comments

For one, don’t ever shoot in JPEG. It’s not worth it.

# drones - Sunday 25 December, 2016

Did you get a drone for Christmas? Don't fly it straight away
# Not So Fast
# Not So Fast

Did you get a drone for Christmas? Don't fly it straight away

Dec 25th 2016, 6:30 PM 36,170 Views 22 Comments

You should check a few things first before you go on your maiden flight.

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