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# drones - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

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.

# drones - Friday 3 January, 2020

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

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

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

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'

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

Poll: Should it be mandatory to register all drones?

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Oh, and… hello flying robots.

# drones - 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.

# drones - Saturday 20 January, 2018

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

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

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

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

“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

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

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

# drones - Saturday 24 June, 2017

The 9 at 9: Saturday

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# drones - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Hackers to start hijacking drones used for deliveries and policing

Security experts warn this is the next step for cybercriminals.

# drones - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

VIDEO: Domino's has begun delivering pizzas by drones

Their first delivery took place in New Zealand – but a Russian company says they got there first.

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