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#Gorse Fire

# gorse-fire - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Orange forest fire warning in place as temperatures rise

People are being reminded not to light fires near forests or open land.

# gorse-fire - Saturday 20 April, 2019

Gardaí investigating after gorse fire destroys house in Co Donegal

The fire spread throughout the afternoon from the Annagry area into nearby Dungloe and Kincasslagh.

# gorse-fire - Monday 25 February, 2019

Firefighters battle gorse fire in Dublin Mountains and UK records hottest February day ever Unseasonably Mild This post contains videos

Firefighters battle gorse fire in Dublin Mountains and UK records hottest February day ever

In Roscommon, temperatures topped 17 degrees and over in Wales it was above 20.

# gorse-fire - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Air Corps deployed to battle blazes in six different counties

The Air Corps has responded to requests in Dublin, Wicklow, Limerick, Cork, Tipperary and Offaly.

# gorse-fire - Monday 2 July, 2018

Gardaí advise extreme caution in the Wicklow mountains as forest fire warning extended

Wicklow Fire Service has been battling dozens of fires in the area for several days.

# gorse-fire - Thursday 28 June, 2018

Defence Forces called in as fire crews battle blazes in Co Wicklow

Top temperatures across the country have ranged between 26 and 30 degrees today, according to Met Éireann.

Family stage escape as car engulfed in flames in Dublin Mountains heather fire

A TV3 cameraman came to their aid as they emerged from thick smoke.

# gorse-fire - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Rare Condition Red forest fire warning issued as highs of 30 degrees forecast tomorrow

Temperatures are due to range between 24 to 30 degrees tomorrow, according to Met Éireann.

# gorse-fire - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Dublin Fire Brigade battles huge 'deliberate' gorse fire

The fire is burning at Puck’s Castle near Rathmichael.

# gorse-fire - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Six units of Dublin fire brigade tackle gorse fire billowing smoke onto M50

The fire has been burning for nearly three hours.

# gorse-fire - Saturday 29 July, 2017

Dublin Fire Brigade fighting large gorse fire near the foothills of the Wicklow Mountains

Small fires quickly gathered pace at the area near Kilternan in the south of the county.

# gorse-fire - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

Over a third of Ireland's largest forest has been destroyed by gorse fire Galway This post contains videos

Over a third of Ireland's largest forest has been destroyed by gorse fire

Gardaí have asked people to avoid the Cloosh Valley area.

# gorse-fire - Monday 8 May, 2017

Thousands of acres of Irish forest at 'major risk of destruction'

The high temperatures of the past weekend have left Irish firefighters under pressure as many gorse fires broke out across the country.

# gorse-fire - Sunday 7 May, 2017

Firefighters continuing to battle massive Sligo mountain fire

Sligo Fire Brigade, Coillte and the Air Corps have been involved in the operation over the last number of days.

# gorse-fire - Monday 24 April, 2017

'It was scary last night. You could hear animals in the valley': Gorse fire in Cork brought under control

Firefighters have been working through the night to keep the fire under control.

# gorse-fire - Saturday 22 April, 2017

Farmers defend 'extreme and irresponsible' gorse bush burning as best practice

The recent spell of dry weather has left firefighters battling gorse bush blazes, with farmers often blamed for starting them.

# gorse-fire - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

Dublin Mountains gorse fire sparks warning for people during dry weather

Dublin Fire Brigade said it was ‘hard to say’ what started last night’s fire.

# gorse-fire - Monday 27 March, 2017

A dry weekend has sparked a series of gorse fires across Ireland Summer Sun This post contains videos

A dry weekend has sparked a series of gorse fires across Ireland

The Irish Wildlife Trust says it has recorded at least 15 wildfires.

# gorse-fire - Thursday 26 January, 2017

Cause of last night's gorse fire on the Dublin Mountains unknown

The blaze ran its course and extinguished itself last night.

# gorse-fire - Sunday 24 July, 2016

Firefighters tackling blaze at Bray Head

No injuries have been reported.

# gorse-fire - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Firefighters in hours-long battle with gorse fire in Howth

The last crew left the scene at 8.30pm once the blaze was brought under control.

# gorse-fire - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

A simple mistake can cause massive gorse fires like this

The fire brigade has been battling blazes in Howth and Killiney for the last few weeks.

# gorse-fire - Saturday 20 June, 2015

Firefighters continue to battle gorse fire on Ireland's Eye

Two Dublin Fire Brigade crews were send out to the island today.

# gorse-fire - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Air Corps helicopter used to drop water on Ireland's Eye gorse fire DFB

Air Corps helicopter used to drop water on Ireland's Eye gorse fire

Dublin Fire Brigade ferried equipment to the Ireland to fight the fire.

# gorse-fire - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

Wicklow gorse fires: 'We don't know if the house will be there when we get home'

Brendan Beirne’s family have been evacuated from their home four times in the last six weeks.

# gorse-fire - Monday 20 April, 2015

Smoke from a gorse fire blocked out the sun in Galway earlier

There were no reports of damage.

# gorse-fire - Friday 17 April, 2015

Firefighters tackled blazes in Dublin and Wicklow overnight

A busy night for fire crews in the east.

# gorse-fire - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Minister warns recent good weather means high risk of wildfires

Tom Hayes urged the public to be careful if out and about over the Easter weekend and to report any unattended fires or illegal burning.

# gorse-fire - Thursday 18 July, 2013

Fire brigade fight gorse fires in Howth

The fires began yesterday but fire-fighters received several reports that the fires were rekindled this morning at about 5 am.

# gorse-fire - Monday 8 April, 2013

Donegal fire fighters battling night and day against the 97th gorse fire this month

Donegal’s fire chief has asked the public to exercise extreme caution to reduce the number of these incidences.

# gorse-fire - Saturday 26 May, 2012

Fire service called to gorse fire on Dublin's Howth Head

The fire was put out by early this evening.

# gorse-fire - Tuesday 3 May, 2011

Chief fire officers say geographical spread of wildfires were ‘unprecedented’ Fires This post contains images

Chief fire officers say geographical spread of wildfires were ‘unprecedented’

Rain forecast for some afflicted areas in next 48 hours may help in battle as Clare Chief Fire Officer condemns those who set blazes deliberately.

Fire chiefs warn that gorse blazes could continue into week

A boy of 10 is questioned in Northern Ireland, while firefighters continue to tackle blazes in Donegal and Offaly.

# gorse-fire - Sunday 1 May, 2011

Efforts to tackle Donegal gorse fires continue, as fires break out in Mayo, Galway and Down

The Irish Defence Forces carry out aerial assessment of west Donegal area hit by gorse fire, as NI crews tackle major fires in the Mourne Mountain region.

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