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Tuesday 21 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Sinkhole

All time
# Blackrock
Family forced out of Cork home as sinkhole appears in driveway
A burst water pipe appears to have caused the ground outside the house to collapse.
# Cross Guns Bridge
Traffic diversions in place after 'sinkhole' appears on Phibsborough Road
The hole appeared near the Cross Guns Bridge.
# forever young
Still serving the club at 39 and losing the home pitch to a sinkhole that looked like 'an earthquake'
Tommy Freeman speaks to The42 after Magheracloone played their first championship game last weekend.
# Allihies Village
People urged to stay away from sinkhole which has developed near Cork village
Cork County Council said it appears the sinkhole is linked to the collapse of a mine shaft in Cahermeeleboe.
# magheracloone
Another sinkhole has appeared in Co Monaghan
The affected road will remain closed as local diversions to the school and church are in place.
# Magheracloone GAA Club
Monaghan sinkhole: Surface around five houses and along public road now being assessed
Mining company Gyproc is liaising with families and has also offered to replace the damaged GAA club building.
# magheracloone
'It's just a miracle it didn't happen any other evening' - Monaghan club to fundraise after sinkhole damage
The collapsing of pillars in an old gypsum mine is believed to have the closing of Magheracloone’s club grounds.
# GAA club
Pillars collapsing in old gypsum mine may have caused Monaghan sinkhole
A geological expert said that there was no evidence of further sinkholes, but wasn’t sure whether the GAA club could return.
# Monaghan
'Shock and devastation': Monaghan GAA club will be shut 'for years' after sinkhole opens up
Francis Jones, who is the chairman of Magheracloone GAA Club, said the community has been left reeling by the incident.
# precaution
School evacuated and road closed after sinkhole opens up on GAA pitch in Monaghan
It opened up “quite a significant gash,” a local councillor said.
# hole lotta love
Japanese workers praised as street swallowed by sinkhole reopens after just a week
Miraculously, no one was hurt in the accident in Fukuoka.
# Fukuoka
Japanese city street swallowed by giant sinkhole
Police cordoned off the area and evacuated nearby buildings but no injuries have been reported.
# swallowed up
Australian couple wake up to find giant sinkhole in their back garden
The sinkhole has grown to 26 feet in diameter.
# swallowed up
A car fell down a massive sinkhole in London this morning
Geologists are warning that more sinkholes are expected to open up across Britain.
# Sinkhole
Major traffic disruption in Galway after collapse of road drain in city centre
Three streets have been closed in the city following the collapse.
# Severe Damage
Sinkholes appear beneath train track in England as seawall begins to collapse
Bad weather and high tides caused the damage.
# st albans
66-foot sinkhole appears in housing estate in England
That’s not a sinkhole, THIS is a sinkhole, etc.
# China
WATCH: Massive sinkhole swallows five people at bus stop in China
No one was killed in the incident but four people sustained minor injuries.
# New York
A massive sinkhole has opened up in Brooklyn
That’s not a sinkhole, THIS is a sinkhole.
# holey cow
A giant sinkhole ate this police car...
# London
A woman fell into this giant hole that opened 'like a trapdoor' in the street
The woman was shaken – but not seriously injured – in the incident.
# a hole-y mess
This sinkhole has opened up in the middle of Dublin
There are traffic diversions in place on Dublin’s Dame Street.
# must watch
VIDEO: Bus swallowed by massive sinkhole, carried away on flooded river
The passengers were unharmed.
# South Korea
Pair swallowed by sinkhole in pavement after getting off bus
They fell 10 feet into the ground.
# sinking feeling
Woman swallowed by sinkhole while hanging out her washing
A bad day for drying.
# Sinkhole
A 'sinkhole' has opened up in the middle of a housing estate in Kerry
The incident occurred in Castleisland town in Co Kerry.
# my little pony
An adorable miniature horse had to be rescued from a tiny sinkhole
So tiny. So miniature.
# Un-Holey
'Combination of factors' caused massive Kilkenny sinkhole
Rain, mining and cavities were all at play in the formation of the hole, engineers say.
# Holey Moley
'No public safety issue' as 15 metre sinkhole appears in Kilkenny field
The hole appeared near a disused mine over the weekend.
# hole lotta love
This happy dog was rescued after falling into a ten-foot-deep sinkhole
Mack the German shepherd fell into the hole while out for a walk.
# sinking feeling
Well hole-y god: Giant sinkhole swallows family car
A couple in England got that sinking feeling (sorry) when a sinkhole appeared in their driveway.
# well hole-y god
We thought that earlier pothole was big but then we saw this one...
Step aside, Tramore. Ballybunion has had a rough day.
Biggest Pothole Ever Pic of the Day
Keep your eyes open if you’re driving around Tramore today.
# Om nom nom
Underwater sinkhole suddenly swallows a dozen trees
Damn nature, you scary.
# Florida
Video: The moment a resort villa is partly swallowed by sinkhole
Nearly a third of the Summer Bay Resort collapsed yesterday in Orland, Florida.
# Bizarre
Video: Dramatic rescue after woman's car swallowed by sinkhole
The driver was unharmed, but “shaken-up” after the ordeal.
# ya beauty
Stunning 120-yard eagle chip gives Mickelson US Open hope as Rose blooms
Hunter Mahan and Justin Rose inherited the lead after Lefty’s putting woes at the third but that was just the beginning.
# Careful Now
What causes a sinkhole?
And why are some more slow-moving than others?
# I see China
Sinkhole opens up in a housing estate in Cork
The one-foot-deep and one-foot-wide hole didn’t get to stay around for too long though.
# Fore!
Another man swallowed by a sinkhole, this time on a golf course
“It reminds me of the movie Space Jam when Michael Jordan was playing golf and disappeared into the ground.”