Road from Laois to Offaly closed due to Slieve Bloom fire

Damian Moran

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Damian Moran

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Damian@offalyexpress.ie

Road from Offaly to Laois closed due to Slieve Bloom fire

Plumes of smoke over the mountains yesterday

A road linking Laois and Offaly is closed today due to the fires burning in the Slieve Bloom mountains.

The Kinnitty to Mountrath road is closed until further notice due to the fire. People are beng advised to avoid the Slieve Bloom mountains altogether.

The smoke is blowing over the mountains into Laois and is affevting visibility on the M7.