St Patrick’s Day Drone Show in Dublin’s Night Sky

St. Patrick's Day drone show

Here at DRONELIFE, St. Patrick’s Day is a company holiday on other years: our CEO holds an Irish passport, and our home town of Boston usually celebrates Evacuation Day (look it up) as a reason to take the day off.  This year is different – but the St. Patrick’s Day drone show over the night sky in Dublin presented a moving message of hope and unity while traditional celebrations were shuttered.

“Orchestra of Light” is a short film created by St. Patrick’s Festival, Tourism Ireland, and Dublin City Council.  The film was pre-recorded in Dublin in early March.  Intel and Actavo Events collaborated on the film, which represents Intel’s first ever Drone Light Show in Ireland.  The St. Patrick’s Day drone show features 500 Intel drones, forming a series of animations.  It’s a beautiful piece of film art: and demonstrates the capabilities of operating swarms of drones in incredibly precise and elaborate patterns.

“Although St. Patrick’s Day public…