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# bathing - Tuesday 26 May, 2020

Here are the five bathing areas classified as 'poor' in Ireland

95% of bathing waters met or exceeded the minimum required standard.

# bathing - Thursday 30 May, 2019

Here are the five bathing areas classified as 'poor' in Ireland

The classifications are contained in the EPA Bathing Water report for 2018.

# bathing - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Swimmers at three Dublin beaches warned about potential wastewater contamination

Test results are due tomorrow which could give the green light again to swimmers.

# bathing - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Here are the best and worst beaches in Ireland to go swimming

Seven coastal bathing waters have failed to meet the minimum standard.

# bathing - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Has your local beach or bathing spot been given a Blue Flag this year?

The full list is here. Did your favourite bathing place make it?

# bathing - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Temporary ban on bathing in place at Sandymount Strand

Water samples taken today did not comply with minimum standards for swimming.

# bathing - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Here are the best and worst bathing waters in Ireland

Thankfully, 90 per cent of Irish bathing waters are due to meet the ‘excellent’ or ‘good’ standards which will come into force from this year.

# bathing - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

PICS: Here's the new unisex bathing area at the Forty Foot

Chilly changing rooms for all!

# bathing - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Dún Laoghaire to get floating swimming pool and urban beach

Fancy a swim in the Harbour?

# bathing - Friday 19 July, 2013

No Flesh Showing in Victorian Clare Pic of the Day

National Library of Ireland has found this pic of Kilkee in its infancy as a seaside resort.

# bathing - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

Cork beaches remain closed as technical difficulty delays E.coli test results

Water quality concerns sparked seven beach closures in Co Cork last week.

# bathing - Friday 15 June, 2012

From The Daily Edge In photos: big cats enjoying a bath Wildlife This post contains images

In photos: big cats enjoying a bath

Siberian tigers take a break from the heat with a cooling dip at Chinese zoo.

# bathing - Thursday 3 May, 2012

Irish bathing water quality improved in 2011

However, there was a drop in the amount of beaches reaching ‘good’ status. Ireland will have to redouble its efforts to maintain and improve bathing water quality standards, Minister Phil Hogan said today.