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Mountain Fires ravage the Mourne Mountains and Killarney

Mountain Fire overlooking Warrenpoint and Carlingford Lough

The video above is of a mountain fire raging on the moutainside overlooking Warrenpoint and Carlingford Lough.

Northern Ireland Fire Service were in attendance at the scene courageously battling against the fire.

Mountain Fires on the Mourne Mountains and Slieve Donard

Another look at the terrible situation at the mourne mountains.from Ardglass

Posted by Chris Feenan on Friday, April 23, 2021

Fire fighters have been battling the gorse fire on the slopes of Slieve Donard in the Mourne Mountains in County Down for three days.

Fire chiefs had labelled the mountain fire as a “major incident” but thankfully by Sunday 25 April 2021, the valiant efforts of the crews has achieved a victory over the fire for now.

Response to the wildfire in Mourne Mountains has been scaled down, and is no longer a major incident. Thank you so much...

Posted by Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service on Sunday, April 25, 2021

Assistant Chief Fire & Rescue Officer Aidan Jennings pays tribute

An update on the Mourne Mountains wildfire, from Assistant Chief Fire & Rescue Officer Aidan Jennings. There are currently 6 Fire Appliances & 40 Firefighters in attendance. ACFRO Jennings thanks our NIFRS personnel, partner agencies and the businesses and individuals who have provided refreshments, for their support.

Posted by Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service on Sunday, April 25, 2021
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Killarney Park Mountain Fires

The Killarney Park in County Kerry has also been struck by Mountain gorse fires.

A status orange high forest fire risk warning is in place on one of the hottest days of the year. In Kerry, the Air Corps joined a major operation to tackle a blaze in Killarney National Park, while in Co Down a major incident was declared on the Mourne mountains | More: https://bit.ly/3ngyRt1

Posted by RTÉ News on Saturday, April 24, 2021

Down the bridle road the neighbors ride. Through the light ash shade, by the wheaten sheaves

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