Sunday, August 24, 2008

Ireland:Residents cut off by Kerry landslide (bogburst)

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"A landslide over 3km long has left a number of homes cut off in Co Kerry.
Engineers from Kerry County Council and representatives of the Shannon Fisheries Board are at the scene of the mudslide in Lyreacrompane, near Castleisland.
Lyreacrompane is an area which lies in the Stacks Mountains close to Listowel.
Around 20 acres of peat, with a depth of up to 5 metres, has so far travelled over 3km........ "

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