Ireland has developed some rules for flying drones in its country. According to Irish Aviation Authority, drone flying is legal and legitimate but should be performed by following a set of rules. It is recommended that the drone aspirants keep these rules in their minds while flying the drones.
- You will have to register your drone incase if your drone is to fly more than 15 meters and have a weight more than 1 kg.
- For recreational and commercial drone operators, same code of conduct will apply with no need to licensing or getting permit requirements.
- Maximum height that a registered drone can achieve or fly up to is 15 meters.
- Maximum weight a registered drone is allowed to have is 25 kg
- Drone pilots are directed to keep a direct line of sight with their drone during operations, and are not allowed to fly more than 300 meters.
- Drones are not allowed to fly in any area within 5 km of airports.
- It is recommended that drones insurance may be done by the Irish Aviation Authority, but is not a legal requirement.
- Drones are not allowed to fly over national monuments.
- Excluding all the forbidden situations, drones can be flown.
Drones can be registered here: here.