Dublin Airport recently reported that passenger numbers last month rose 17 per cent to 1.7 million passengers.  Photograph: The Irish Times

Business continued growing at the State’s airports last month, independent figures released yesterday show. The Irish Aviation Authority’s (IAA) tal(...)

Since December 21st, drone registration has been mandatory in accordance with the Small Unmanned Aircraft (Drones) and Rockets Order (statutory instrument) S.I. 563 of 2015. File photograph:  Carlo Allegri/Reuters

There are now 1,200 registered drones in Ireland, the Department of Transport has confirmed. Since December 21st, drone registration has been mandat(...)

The busiest day of the month was December 18th last year with 1,778 flights recorded

The number of flights in and out of Irish airspace rose by 5.6 per cent last year to just over 1 million, according to new figures published by the Ir(...)

New guidance on the use of drones or  so-called remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) was published by the Data Protection Commissioner on Monday. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Those who use drones to capture personal information such as images of people’s faces or car registration plates have been warned they have to comply (...)

On Thursday,  new laws were unveiled to govern the use of drones, or unmanned aircraft, which have been described as the “number one toy for Christmas”. File photograph: Getty Images

Gardaí are anticipating an increase in complaints regarding the use of drones in both urban areas and restricted air space in line with their rapidly (...)

All flying drones over 1kg must be registered with the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) from Monday. Ireland is one of the first countries in Europe t(...)

Chef Andrew Rudd:  planning to launch his new Medley business in February

Part of the long vacant former premises of The Irish Times at Fleet Street, Dublin 2, is to be fitted out as a café and bistro as well as a corporate (...)

 Mace Head Atmospheric Research Station,  near Carna, Co Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

While Ireland pledges to back a binding global agreement on reducing carbon emissions at the COP21 summit, a Connemara observatory which plays a key i(...)

Gainjet Ireland will locate three aircraft at Shannon Airport, two business jets and an air ambulance, and hopes to begin flying next year.

Corporate flier, Gainjet, is seeking a licence from the Irish authorities that will allow it launch services from the Republic. The Greek-based chart(...)

In Ireland, all drones weighing over 1kg will need to be registered with the Irish Aviation Authority. Photograph:  Robert MacPherson/AFP/Getty Images

Drones are predicted (as last year) to be one of the top-selling Christmas gifts this year. Depending on your view of drones – and most people are not(...)