Shocking images of fire sweeping over Slieve Bloom mountains

Lynda Kiernan

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Lynda Kiernan

An illegal fire ripped over the Slieve Bloom mountains on Sunday, causing untold damage to wildlife.

Four crews from Laois County Fire & Rescue Services spent the day battling the fires.

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Talented Laois photographer Jim Osborne captured these shocking images of the huge fire which created a cloud above the mountains.