Shass Mountain Peat Landslide report published
Date Released: Thursday, February 4, 2021
A blanket bog landslide occurred on Shass Mountain, north-east of Drumkeeran, Co. Leitrim on the 28th June 2020, approximately 1.2km upstream of the Dawn of Hope Bridge.
This document is a factual report on the event, a review of the catchment characteristics that may have contributed to the landslide and the aquatic ecology of the catchment before and after the event. The report also includes a risk assessment of the situation with respect to the stability of the remaining bog within the immediate slopes affected by the landslide and recommendations for short term mitigation measures and further studies required.