Warning to the Public

Firing Notice - Gormanston

WARNING TO THE PUBLIC

 

DEFENCE FORCES (ARW) HELI SNIPING FIRING EXERCISE

 

On Wednesday 18th July 2018 from 09.00hrs to 16.00hrs

 

On Thursday 19th July 2018 from 13.00hrs to 23.30hrs

 

AT GORMANSTON, CO. MEATH

 

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IT IS DANGEROUS FOR PERSONS, SHIPPING, LIVESTOCK OR AIRCRAFT ETC., TO BE WITHIN THE DANGER AREA WHILE FIRING IS IN PROGRESS.

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The DANGER AREA (EID1) comprises the lands of GORMANSTON CAMP and the air and sea area contained within a circle having a radius of 3NM (5.4KM) centred on GORMANSTON CAMP with an additional area contained within the segment centred on GORMANSTON CAMP and bearing 015° T, through MOSNEY RAILWAY STATION and 106° T, through GORMANSTON RAILWAY STATION seaward for the distance of 10NM (18.5 KM)

 

The DANGER AREA extends from SEA LEVEL to a height of 10,000ft.

 

RED FLAGS will be flown at BEN HEAD and GORMANSTON RAILWAY STATION when exercises are taking place.

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OBJECTS found on the RANGES may be HIGHLY DANGEROUS and the PUBLIC ARE WARNED of the risk of handling or interfering with such objects.

 

 

NO REWARD of any kind will be made for the finding of objects of a military nature on the ranges.

 

 

SECRETARY GENERAL

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE