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Drones banned over Armagh Cathedral as King and Queen arrive in city

Drones have been banned from operating over Armagh Cathedral with the King and Queen set to arrive in the city this morning (Thursday).

Police are warning that from 8am today, it will be an offence to fly an unmanned aerial vehicle (drone) within the vicinity of Armagh Cathedral until 6pm.

This will also be in effect in the vicinity of Enniskillen Castle, on Thursday, from 8am to 6pm.

These are in line with a temporary airspace restrictions issued by the Civil Aviation Authority.

For further information, please visit the National Air Traffic Services website at

Meanwhile, there will be some road closures in place around the city.

This will affect the Abbey Street, Castle Street, Cathedral Close, Callan Street and Market Street areas until early afternoon.

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