Reassessment of Donegal gorse fires this morning

Efforts are continuing to quell the gorse and forest fires that are raging in the North West.

Falcarragh and Glenties are among the worst affected areas - but officials says there was no call-outs overnight.

There's hope now that rain will finally quench the blazes, some of which have been burning for five days.

Chief Fire Officer in Donegal, Bobby McMennamin says a further assessment of the situation will be made this morning:

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