Clare has been identified as one of the counties in Ireland that is most at risk of sinkholes opening up.
Gamma, a location intelligence software and services provider, has carried out a survey of the country which puts Clare, along with Galway and Roscommon, at the top of the list.
It follows a sinkhole which opened at Magheracloone in Co. Monaghan, due to the partial collapse of a mine beneath the ground.
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In Clare’s case, it’s down to the type of rock the county sits on, as Feargal O’Neill from Gamma explains.