Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Dublin: 14°C Monday 8 August 2022
Advertisement

Stunning photographs show Ireland from the air by the people with the best view

The Irish Air Corps’ maritime patrol crews have been taking photographs of how Ireland looks to them – and the results are amazing.

THE IRISH AIR Corps get to see parts of Ireland in a way that most of us never will.

Luckily for us, some of their maritime patrol crews sometimes bring their cameras with them as they fly around Ireland monitoring activity in Irish waters and listening out for mariners in distress.

These pics, taken by Flight Sergeant Willy Barr, Sergeant Paul Maguire and Armn Pat Reilly, are a good reminder of just how stunning Ireland can be.

Ireland 2

Ireland 3

Ireland 4

Ireland 5

Ireland 6

Ireland 7

Ireland 8

Making a difference

A mix of advertising and supporting contributions helps keep paywalls away from valuable information like this article.

Over 5,000 readers like you have already stepped up and support us with a monthly payment or a once-off donation.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can make sure we can keep reliable, meaningful news open to everyone regardless of their ability to pay.

Ireland 9

Ireland 10

Ireland 11

Ireland 12

All images: Irish Air Corps/Facebook

Read: Can you see what this Air Corps pilot has just done >

Watch: Irish troops return home from their six-month tour of duty in Syria > 

About the author:

Christine Bohan

Read next:

COMMENTS (68)