Fire services attend gorse fire in Curtlestown

Fire services and the Gardai attended a gorse fire in Curtlestown, close to Enniskerry this afternoon.

The cause of the fire is not known.

Members of the public are being urged to be vigilant around forests and to be careful when lighting campfires, matches and cigarettes.

MET Eireann have predicted a warm spell in the coming days.

Irish Water has said some of its supplies are already coming under pressure, due to lack of rain over the past month.

(Pictures. Shayne Phelan)

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