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 …
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!
Is it true
Irish people can't see colours towards the red end of the spectrum?
What this article needs
Know what this article needs? More page breaks!
Why are there no stick on google logos? like there were in the uk??
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...
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...
NI sightings disappeared
There used to be some Northern Irish sightings on the map, but they seem to have disappeared.
a couple more pics from people posted on this thread..
Are you The The?
Sighting in Finchampstead
I saw a black google streetview car today in Finchampstead
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.
Google are just idiots
Here some SV screengrabs from around here:
Self portrait of car:
Road to nowhere:
Barking up the wrong tree:
Idiots, just idiots.
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!
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.