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Flying and operating drones in Ireland is subject to European Union Regulation 2019/947. The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) supervises and implements the Regulation in Ireland. The IAA also provides guidance for operating and flying drones in order to ensure public safety.

The Regulation allows registered operators and pilots to fly their drones across the EU. You must register as a drone operator if your drone weighs over 250 grams or if it has a camera or sensor. Registration as an operator costs €30 and is valid for two years. Register here now.



What kind of drone

DRONE SAFETY


UAS GEOGRAPHICAL ZONES

N.B. REFERENCE ONLY, NOT TO BE USED FOR NAVIGATION
SEE DIRECTION (U04) BELOW FOR VALIDATED INFORMATION

Be aware further restrictions apply, such as:

- General UAS requirements

- Data protection requirements

- Environmental restrictions


UAS AERONAUTICAL NOTICES

No. Title Date of issue Type Size
U04 UAS Geographical Zones 27 Jan 2023
pdf
473 KB Download

APPLICATION FORM - PROFESSIONAL OPERATORS

UAS Flight in Controlled Airspace Application Form

Date of Issue: 31 May 2021
Number: U.F. 101
Version: 9
pdf
Download (pdf)
124 KB

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