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Last night.

In Killarney, Co Kerry.

Hall of Images Photography tweetz:

“Out for star trails last night but plagued by an overly bright moon! The fire in Killarney National Park can clearly be seen and was burning for hours!”

Meanwhile, last night…

This lunchtime.

Dublin Fire Brigade tweetz:

We’ve made good progress at the industrial fire in Swords and will be scaling back the response. Units will stay on scene damping down. Smoke was visible over a wide area in clear skies.

EARLIER:

Lovely fire engine emojis, in fairness.



This morning.

At Scoil Chaitriona Cailini on Mask Avenue off the Malahide Road in Coolock, Dublin 5.

RTÉ reports:

Dublin Fire Brigade crews are tending to a substantial fire at a primary school in Coolock in Dublin.

A local resident reported seeing smoke at Scoil Chaitríona Cailíní, which is located off the Malahide Road near Mask Avenue, around 6.10am.

The fire is reported to be substantial and six fire tenders are at the scene, including a specialist unit.

One local resident has been taken to hospital as a precaution as a result of smoke inhalation.

Fire crews battling blaze at Dublin school (RTE)

Pics via Brian Fairbrother and Dublin Fire Brigade

Yesterday afternoon

Last night.

The Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro (above) calls out French President Emmanuel Macron (top) for using a stock picture of a rainforest fire taken before 2003. Mr Bolsonora has accused environmental groups of setting the fires in the Amazon.

Amazon fires turn political as Brazil’s president calls out France’s Macron (Fox)

The Amazon in Brazil is on fire – how bad is it? (BBC)

UPDATE:


This lunchtime.

A protest over the fires is taking place at the embassy of Brazil at the Harcourt Centre on Charlotte Way, Dublin 2.

Pics: Cllr Darragh Butler and Martin J Gilbert