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Swimming forbidden at four Dublin beaches due to sewage discharge

The 72-hour warning was issued yesterday.

SWIMMING IS FORBIDDEN at four Dublin beaches over water quality deterioration due to “suspected sewage discharge from waste water treatment”.

The beaches affected are:

  • Skerries south beach
  • Balbriggan front strand beach
  • Rush north beach
  •  Loughshinny beach

Capture Source: Splash via EPA

Fingal County Council issued the 72-hour warnings on Saturday.

People are being warned that they may become ill from the bacteria if they swim in the water.

Read: Did your local beach get a Blue Flag? Here’s this year’s full list>

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