Assessments Underway At Sinkhole Near Galmoy Miney

Engineering assessments are being carried out on a 9m deep sinkhole that has opened up in a field near Galmoy Mine in Co Kilkenny.

The field, in which the 15m in circumference hole appeared, has been cordoned off along with a nearby road, while work begins on determining how the hole occurred.

It is understood that representatives of the Galmoy Mine are to meet with the Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Natural Resources.


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