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2. 6. 2023
Glenveagh 11°C Cloudy
Burren 9°C Sun / Clear sky
Connemara 23°C Fair
Killarney 9°C Fog / Mist
Wicklow 11°C Cloudy
Wild Nephin 10°C Sun / Clear sky
2. 6. 2023

Training to prevent future Wildfires in Killarney National Park


Part of the action plan to prevent future wildfires in Killarney National Park. Staff within Killarney National Park began training this week with a specialist UK company led by Rob Gazzard. The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) has purchased vehicles fitted with water pumps, and with the latest technology including thermal surveillance, drone operator and helicopter on standby, it will ensure that the response from emergency crews is immediate.

NPWS staff fire training
NPWS Fire Training