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#Gorse Fire

# gorse-fire - Wednesday 23 June, 2021

'A very busy night': Dublin Fire Brigade battle gorse fire on Howth Head
# Howth
# Howth

'A very busy night': Dublin Fire Brigade battle gorse fire on Howth Head

Jun 23rd 2021, 7:25 AM 17,346 Views 6 Comments

The fire service also attended other fires in Kilbarrack and St Anne’s Park on the northside of the city.

# gorse-fire - Tuesday 27 April, 2021

Opinion: As half Killarney National Park is lost, we must end the cycle of infernos
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

Opinion: As half Killarney National Park is lost, we must end the cycle of infernos

Apr 27th 2021, 1:13 PM 33,029 Views 46 Comments

Pádraic Fogarty of the Irish Wildlife Trust says Government policy, particularly around the burning of land for agriculture must be overhauled.

# gorse-fire - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Orange forest fire warning in place as temperatures rise
# Gorse Fire
# Gorse Fire

Orange forest fire warning in place as temperatures rise

May 14th 2019, 12:38 PM 10,564 Views 8 Comments

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
# Annagry
# Annagry

Gardaí investigating after gorse fire destroys house in Co Donegal

Apr 20th 2019, 3:56 PM 21,249 Views 16 Comments

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
# Unseasonably Mild

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

Feb 25th 2019, 9:46 PM 39,347 Views 26 Comments

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
# Hot Weather
# Hot Weather

Air Corps deployed to battle blazes in six different counties

Jul 5th 2018, 2:41 PM 20,644 Views 15 Comments

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
# Poor Visibility
# Poor Visibility

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

Jul 2nd 2018, 10:55 AM 11,960 Views 7 Comments

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
# Kilmacanogue
# Kilmacanogue

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

Updated Jun 28th 2018, 6:05 PM 26,643 Views 39 Comments

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
# Dublin Mountains
# Dublin Mountains

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

Jun 28th 2018, 1:08 PM 48,125 Views 28 Comments

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
# Fire Safety
# Fire Safety

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

Jun 26th 2018, 8:14 PM 24,309 Views 30 Comments

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
# Of Gorse
# Of Gorse

Dublin Fire Brigade battles huge 'deliberate' gorse fire

Jun 14th 2018, 9:39 PM 36,036 Views 25 Comments

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
# Dublin
# Dublin

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

Aug 3rd 2017, 9:57 PM 27,125 Views 13 Comments

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
# Lead Mines
# Lead Mines

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

Jul 29th 2017, 2:04 PM 25,035 Views 12 Comments

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
# Galway

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

May 10th 2017, 9:57 AM 34,901 Views 51 Comments

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'
# Gorse Fire
# Gorse Fire

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

May 8th 2017, 9:59 PM 26,350 Views 36 Comments

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
# Ox Mountains
# Ox Mountains

Firefighters continuing to battle massive Sligo mountain fire

May 7th 2017, 1:59 PM 13,704 Views 5 Comments

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
# Gougane Barra
# Gougane Barra

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

Apr 24th 2017, 3:45 PM 37,353 Views 41 Comments

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
# Burning Land
# Burning Land

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

Apr 22nd 2017, 7:00 AM 31,142 Views 34 Comments

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
# Dublin Fire Brigade

Dublin Mountains gorse fire sparks warning for people during dry weather

Apr 11th 2017, 10:35 PM 12,649 Views 14 Comments

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
# Summer Sun

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

Mar 27th 2017, 2:37 PM 20,995 Views 20 Comments

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
# Blaze
# Blaze

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

Jan 26th 2017, 12:59 PM 14,652 Views 12 Comments

The blaze ran its course and extinguished itself last night.

# gorse-fire - Sunday 24 July, 2016

Firefighters tackling blaze at Bray Head
# Gorse Fire
# Gorse Fire

Firefighters tackling blaze at Bray Head

Jul 24th 2016, 4:18 PM 31,015 Views 35 Comments

No injuries have been reported.

# gorse-fire - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Firefighters in hours-long battle with gorse fire in Howth
# Howth
# Howth

Firefighters in hours-long battle with gorse fire in Howth

May 3rd 2016, 10:55 PM 17,412 Views 21 Comments

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
# Pay Attention
# Pay Attention

A simple mistake can cause massive gorse fires like this

Jul 1st 2015, 1:24 PM 13,510 Views 6 Comments

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
# Howth
# Howth

Firefighters continue to battle gorse fire on Ireland's Eye

Jun 20th 2015, 3:28 PM 17,645 Views 13 Comments

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
# DFB

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

Jun 18th 2015, 6:23 PM 15,276 Views 15 Comments

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'
# Sally Gap
# Sally Gap

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

Apr 28th 2015, 6:08 AM 21,614 Views 18 Comments

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
# Spiddal
# Spiddal

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

Apr 20th 2015, 8:11 PM 17,031 Views 31 Comments

There were no reports of damage.

# gorse-fire - Friday 17 April, 2015

Firefighters tackled blazes in Dublin and Wicklow overnight
# Up All Night
# Up All Night

Firefighters tackled blazes in Dublin and Wicklow overnight

Apr 17th 2015, 7:29 AM 17,814 Views 16 Comments

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
# Careful Now
# Careful Now

Minister warns recent good weather means high risk of wildfires

Apr 16th 2014, 11:05 AM 6,096 Views 15 Comments

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
# Fire
# Fire

Fire brigade fight gorse fires in Howth

Jul 18th 2013, 8:20 AM 8,646 Views 16 Comments

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
# Gorse Fires
# Gorse Fires

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

Apr 8th 2013, 2:13 PM 6,072 Views 3 Comments

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
# Gorse Fire
# Gorse Fire

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

May 26th 2012, 7:15 PM 8,155 Views 11 Comments

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
# Fires

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

May 3rd 2011, 2:59 PM 966 Views 0 Comments

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
# Fires
# Fires

Fire chiefs warn that gorse blazes could continue into week

May 3rd 2011, 7:35 AM 902 Views 0 Comments

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
# Fires
# Fires

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

May 1st 2011, 6:45 PM 3,147 Views 13 Comments

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.