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Monday 20 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Mourne Mountains

All time
# Shared Island Fund
Government pledges €3 million to cross-border bridge project
Planning permission is in place for a 280m cable-stayed bridge for car and cycle traffic.
# Slieve Donard
Firefighters escalate operations in Mourne Mountains as gorse blaze continues to rage
The fire has been ongoing since the early hours of Friday morning.
# Down
Two hillwalkers killed in separate incidents in Mourne Mountains
A third person was also rescued from the mountains with a suspected broken ankle.
# Northern Ireland
Teen army cadets caught up in bad weather rescued off the Mourne Mountains
Emergency services were alerted shortly before 12pm today.
# annalong valley
Man airlifted to hospital after serious fall on Mourne Mountains
The man remains in a critical condition today.
# Mourne Mountains
Teenager 'slipping in and out of consciousness' rescued from mountain
The student was part of a group hiking in the Mourne mountains.
# Fire damage
Fires cause €5 million worth of damage with 985 hectares of land destroyed
Coillte estimates that it will take this much to cover the extra expense from fire fighting, replacement of trees lost and forgone revenue from timber.
# Helicopter Crash
Second helicopter crash in Mourne Mountains
# Helicopter Crash
Crash victim was ‘close friends’ with Prince Charles
Princes Harry and William are said to be in ‘deep shock’ after the head of the Guards Polo Club died in Co Down.
# Helicopter Crash
Three confirmed dead after Co Down helicopter crash
Three English tourists have been killed after their helicopter crashed in the Mourne Mountains after a shooting trip.