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Street View prowls the Emerald Isle

Red the new black for Irish spymobile, reader snap confirms

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 Keith for providing evidence that Google has in this case dropped all pretence at stealth and deployed an Orwellian red Opel, the better to warn fearful locals their privacy is about to be well and truly shafted.

Naturally, we've added this spot to our internationally-famous Street View mashup, currently boasting more than 900,000 hits. The map was updated yesterday, and features all new submissions forwarded by eagle-eyed Reg readers:

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