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It's official: Ireland is about to fall to Street View's all-seeing eye, as this photograph from Tramore, County Waterford, proves: Street View vehicle in Tramore, County Waterford The sighting confirms local reports that Street View is operating in Cork, Dublin, Galway, Limerick and Waterford, and we're obliged to snapper …

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Anonymous Coward

Already been to Northern Ireland!

There's quite a bit of Northern Ireland already covered by Google Streetview, but seemingly no-one has actually SEEN the car that does it as there's nothing on TheReg's map but they've definitely been here!

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Is it true

Irish people can't see colours towards the red end of the spectrum?

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What this article needs

Know what this article needs? More page breaks!

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Anonymous Coward

No Logos?

Why are there no stick on google logos? like there were in the uk??

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Shame the rest of google maps doesn't work properly in Ireland

So we're getting StreetView eh? Great. Now maybe someone at Google will fix the rest of Google Maps so address search and directions actually work...

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@Mr Evans

Are you the Edge?

Also why does www.google.ie exist but maps.google.ie not work?

Through trial and error I've found that if you stick "Ireland" at the end of an address and also drop the "Co." (so e.g. anywhere in Co. Dublin is just Dublin) it (maps.google.co.uk will do reasonably well at locating the address. It's certainly better than maps.live.com...

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NI sightings disappeared

There used to be some Northern Irish sightings on the map, but they seem to have disappeared.

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more pics

a couple more pics from people posted on this thread..

http://www.boards.ie/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=2055512728&page=7

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Anonymous Coward

@Matt

Are you The The?

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Black Helicopters

Sighting in Finchampstead

I saw a black google streetview car today in Finchampstead

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Black Helicopters

Sighting in Taunton too

It seems the all-seeing eye of Google is extending to the South West as well: I saw one of the sinister automobiles the other day just outside Taunton. Didn't have a camera on me though, so no picture for the mashup.

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Unhappy

Google are just idiots

Here some SV screengrabs from around here:

Self portrait of car:

http://img8.imageshack.us/img8/9283/idiots01.jpg

Road to nowhere:

http://img25.imageshack.us/img25/4115/idiots02.jpg

Barking up the wrong tree:

Idiots, just idiots.

http://img12.imageshack.us/img12/1167/idiots03.jpg

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Ed

Brighton too

Seen them around Brighton for the last month or two... Tried to get a picture but was a bit too slow. There'll be some good pictures of me fumbling with my phone!

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Rural West Sussex

Wife & daughter report seeing a dark blue google-signed camera 'car' (tch!) which almost cut them up in West Ashling nr Chichester yesterday, it was last seen heading south towards Bosham. No pics alas.

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