Drone regulations in Ireland
Last update on 25.04.2021 | 11 Kommentare
In this article, we have compiled for you the Irish rules for the use of drones.
The EU Drone Regulation has been in force in Ireland since December 31, 2020. This has largely harmonized the rules for remote pilots. You only have to register as an operator in one European country and your EU drone license is also recognized across countries.
If you want to register in Ireland, you can do so via this link.
Overview of the European rules that apply in Ireland
In Ireland, the regulations of the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) apply. The following is a summary of the key facts. For a complete overview, read our article on the new EU drone regulation.
National peculiarities in Ireland
Each country can define certain aspects of its drone regulations. For Ireland, the following requirements apply in addition to the European regulations.
What else you should know
Many functions are combined in the MySRS portal. You can also complete the training for drone licenses there. You can get the certificates for higher categories (e.g. A2) from flight schools, which are listed here. Older Irish licenses will no longer be recognized.
Drones are allowed to approach an Irish airport up to 5 kilometers.
Drones are not allowed to be operated at national monuments.
We have researched the listed drone regulations for Ireland to the best of our knowledge. We can not guarantee the correctness of the information. If you want to be on the safe side, please contact the competent aviation authority. Alternatively, you can also ask the embassy in your country for further information about the regulations. Please leave us a comment when you receive news and/or gain experience with your copter in Ireland!