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It'll Take 20 Years For Slieve Bloom To Recover From 2018 Fires

The blazes caused around €4m in damage. 

Coillte says it'll take twenty years for the Slieve Bloom mountains to recover from a fire two years ago. 

Their National Estates Risks Manager Mick Power estimates the incident caused around €4m in damage. 

They're reminding the public that while forests remain open, those living over 2kms away should not attempt to travel to them. 

Mr. Power says the recovery process involves a lot of patience:

 

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