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Kerry bog slide traps family in home for several hours: ‘It was unbelievably frightening’

Kerry family talk of terror of being cut off as second bog slide in the locality in 16-years strikes after heavy rain.

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The Scanlon home near in Maugha which was cut off by the mudslide on Monday evening.

The Scanlon home near in Maugha which was cut off by the mudslide on Monday evening.

The Scanlon home near in Maugha which was cut off by the mudslide on Monday evening.

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Theresa Scanlon described the moment a bog slide trapped her in the family home in the Stacks Mountain on Monday evening as ‘unbelievably frightening’.

It’s the second time a bog slide has impacted the Scanlon home at Maugha near Lyreacompane since 2008.


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