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Summer preparation

In preparation for a dry summer the Irish Air Corps and Wicklow Fire Service said they would conduct a joint wildfire fire-firefighting exercise in Lough Dan, Co. Wicklow. In 2018, the Irish Air Corps dropped nearly 1 million liters of water on wildfires. The photo shows an Irish Air Corp helicopter dropping water over a staged fire. EAMONN FARRELL/ROLLINGNEWS.IE