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Thursday 28 September 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# eye in the sky

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Drones to be deployed to assist firefighters tackling forest fires over coming months
It’s the second year drones will be used to monitor designated ‘hot spots’ across regions of Dublin, Wicklow and the Midlands.
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.
Quiz: Can you name the Irish town from above?
Eyes up.
War waged by remote control: What goes on behind the scenes of a drone attack
The new movie, Eye in the Sky, puts drone warfare under the spotlight.
A GoPro launched into space was found after two years - and the footage is beautiful
What was an American surveillance plane doing flying over Ireland for five hours?
Nobody is quite sure.
The Air Corps got a pretty spectacular view of Ed Sheeran last night
Not bad at all.
Quiz: Can you tell this landmark from above?
Are you an eye in the sky?
Three teens on stolen motorbike arrested - after helicopter gives chase
Two 14-year-olds and a 17-year-old were spotted on the bike
QUIZ: Can you tell these international cities from satellite photos?
Think you learned nothing from geography?
Eyes in sky help when catastrophe strikes
International agreement allows satellites to be pulled out of their orbit to monitor natural or manmade disasters.