Wild Fires in Ireland Monday, May 09, 2011

Fires in Ireland taken by NASA on May 02, 2011.
NASA have posted some very interesting satellite photos of the wild fires in Ireland that occurred in the first week of May.

Visit the NASA website for further information:
http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/NaturalHazards/view.php?id=50468&src=nha

Some articles from the Irish Times in relation to the fires:
http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/ireland/2011/0503/1224295913172.html
http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/ireland/2011/0502/1224295867725.html


A helicopter spreads water across a fire outside Pontoon, Co Mayo.
Photograph: Eamonn Farrell/Photocall.

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