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The Minister for Agriculture is to carry out an independent report on the recent landslides in Drumkeeran to establish if forest activity contributed to the slide.   The recent landslides in Drumkeeran, were among a number of items discussed last night at a Fianna Fáil parliamentary Party meeting.   Minister…

The president of the IFA has described as devastating the recent landslide which caused extensive to roads, farms and mountain commonage in Drumkeeran County Leitrim. Tim Cullinan visited the scene of destruction at the ‘Dawn of Hope’ area yesterday evening which suffered extensive damage last weekend due to the heavy…

There was a significant mudslide near Ballintrillick, Benwisken, Co Sligo last night. It happened on Benwisken Mountain after heavy rainfall in the area. It ripped through trees and is estimated to be around 15m wide in parts.

Donegal County Council says the local road at Rossnowlagh will be closed for a number of weeks following a landslide over the weekend. It happened on the R231 at Rossnowlagh Upper which connects the two access roads to the beach. Motorists are being diverted down by the Sandhouse Hotel and…

Funeral arrangements have been announced for the 37-year old man who was tragically killed in a landslide at a windfarm on the border of Sligo, Leitrim and Roscommon on Monday evening last. Thirty-seven year old Paddy McCaffrey was originally from Carrickmacross, Co Monaghan but was living in Carrowkeel, Rossinver, Co…