SUAS Press

The SUAS Pilot Project, and its actions and activities have generated considerable interest in the media since its commencement

Media Coverage

SUAS Project features on RTE’s Ear to the Ground

Filmed on the last day of the SUAS Project on Granamore Commonage, West Wicklow. The show featured interviews with members of the Project Team, SUAS farmers and the local NPWS conservation ranger, and highlighted some of the habitat management actions carried out over the course of the Project.

Source: RTÉ Ear to the Ground

Broadcast Date: 12/01/23

‘SUAS Making Progress’

Declan Byrne, Project Manager of the SUAS Project joined Declan Meehan on The Morning Show to discuss the challenges facing the uplands and some of the many positive steps taken by SUAS over the last few years.

Station: East Coast FM

Broadcast Date: 07/07/22

Link: Listen Back Here(@31.00mins)

‘Lessons Learnt From the SUAS uplands EIP’

Following a presentation and exhibiting the SUAS Project at the Teagasc National Sheep Open Day in Co. Galway, Declan spoke with Ireland’s national farming publication, The Farmers Journal, to share some of the project’s findings to date and to discuss how experiences from the European Innovation Projects will feed in to the formation of the co-operation projects under the new ACRES agri-environmental scheme.

Title: The Farmers Journal

Published: 29/06/22

Link: Link To Article


Photos & Media Available for Use/Information & Interview Requests.

Professional photos and videos of the SUAS Project and its participants are available by request for general media use.

Please contact to the SUAS Project Manager or the Communications Officer of Wicklow Uplands Council to make a request for interviews, additional information or high resolution photos.

Contact SUAS Project
Main Street,

Co. Wicklow.

Declan Byrne,
Project Manager,
SUAS Pilot Project.

The SUAS Pilot Project is operated by a wholly-owned subsidiary of Wicklow Uplands Council.  Company Name: WUC-SUAS.  CRO623917