Parents Urged To Inform Children About Dangers Of Playing With Lasers

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Clare Gardaí are urging parents to inform their children about the dangers of pointing lasers at flying aircrafts.

It follows a serious incident off the coast of West Clare last week, in which a green laser was shone multiple times at a helicopter flying at 3,000 feet.

The pilot believed it was coming from the Lisdoonvarna direction and informed local Gardaí, who carried out patrols but were unable to pinpoint the location.


Garda Aoife O’Malley says it’s an extremely serious incident: