View of the fire in Cloosh Valley, Co Galway from 16,000 feet yesterday
As the fire service, army and air-corps continue to battle the fire in the Cloosh Valley near Oughterard, Co Galway which began on Sunday…
The Galway Advertiser reports:
The fire in Cloosh Valley near Oughterard, which has destroyed more than 1,000 hectares of forestry is believed to have originated from deliberately set gorse fires, which subsequently spread into Coillte owned forestry.
Pic: Irish Air Corps