Landslide

North West floods: Applications for payments to open in August

North West floods: Applications for payments to open in August

A long-awaited support package for farmers in the North West affected by floods in 2017 will open for applications in...

June 3, 2021

£3.5 million announced for Sperrins flood farmers

£3.5 million announced for Sperrins flood farmers

Minister Poots is understood to have announced a £3.5 million support package for farmers in the Sperrins affected by floods...

April 28, 2021

Criminal investigation launched into north-west landslide 

Criminal investigation launched into north-west landslide 

A criminal investigation has been launched into a devastating landslide which transformed a natural beauty spot in the north-west into a...

January 27, 2021

Peat slide: Ministers ‘shocked’ at devastation as cross-border response group visits site

Peat slide: Ministers ‘shocked’ at devastation as cross-border response group visits site

Ministers Poots and McConalogue were shocked to see the devastation caused by a peat slide that has polluted the Mourne Beg...

November 21, 2020

Meenbog landslide recognised as ‘significant pollution event’ while second wind farm is proposed for the area

Meenbog landslide recognised as ‘significant pollution event’ while second wind farm is proposed for the area

The Green Party has said it is “deeply concerned” over the peat slippage near the Meenbog Wind Farm, as it...

November 19, 2020

Meenbog peat slippage will have ‘significant impact on Source to Tap project’

Meenbog peat slippage will have ‘significant impact on Source to Tap project’

The Meenbog landslide will have a “significant impact” on a project designed to pilot sustainable catchment management activities to improve...

November 17, 2020

Meenbog Wind Farm peat slippage: ‘Who will clean up this mess?’

Meenbog Wind Farm peat slippage: ‘Who will clean up this mess?’

While Irish Water has said its investigation shows “no immediate concern for water services” in the Finn Valley following a...

November 16, 2020

‘Landslide victims must be given an opportunity to access compensation’ – Harkin

‘Landslide victims must be given an opportunity to access compensation’ – Harkin

“Farmers and landowners in the Drumkeerin area must be given an opportunity to access compensation by way of state aid,”...

July 24, 2020

‘Longer-term solutions’ needed for site of bog slide in Leitrim

‘Longer-term solutions’ needed for site of bog slide in Leitrim

Longer-term solutions to “stabilise challenges that are now evident” are being investigated for the area where a bog slide took...

July 21, 2020

‘Extensive clean-up operation’ needed following bog slide in Leitrim

‘Extensive clean-up operation’ needed following bog slide in Leitrim

TDs met with farmers and residents in Co. Leitrim yesterday, Monday, July 13, to review the extent of the damage...

July 14, 2020

Ministerial visit for area affected by Leitrim bog slide

Ministerial visit for area affected by Leitrim bog slide

Malcolm Noonan, the Minister of State with responsibility for heritage and electoral reform, will visit the area of Co. Leitrim...

July 13, 2020

Government aid sought to remedy damage caused by Leitrim landslide

Government aid sought to remedy damage caused by Leitrim landslide

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has been called on by independent TD Marian Harkin to provide government aid to remedy damage to...

June 30, 2020

Residents evacuated after Leitrim landslide

Residents evacuated after Leitrim landslide

A number of residents in the Drumkeerin area in central Co. Leitrim were evacuated over the weekend after a landslide...

June 30, 2020

Gaping chasm emerges in Co. Monaghan field

Gaping chasm emerges in Co. Monaghan field

A gaping chasm has recently opened up on the grounds of a local GAA club’s playing field in Co. Monaghan....

September 24, 2018

Video: Gates and road submerged in peat after landslide in Galway

Video: Gates and road submerged in peat after landslide in Galway

The N59 road in Galway is expected to be re-opened this evening, June 28, following a landslide that occurred there...

June 28, 2016

4,000t of bog displaced in landslide closes main road in Galway

4,000t of bog displaced in landslide closes main road in Galway

Last night, June 23, a landslide occurred on the N59 between Derrylea and Ballynahinch, in Co. Galway, resulting in the...

June 24, 2016