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# beach - Thursday 12 September, 2019

72-hour swimming ban in place at Balbriggan beach due to 'unacceptable levels of bacteria'

Swimming in the water may cause illness, Fingal County Council has warned.

# beach - Thursday 8 August, 2019

Cocaine worth €1.7m washes up on New Zealand beach

Police have urged the public to hand in any more packages that turn up.

# beach - Thursday 24 January, 2019

Gardaí investigating after body of female found on beach in Donegal

Foul play is not suspected in the death.

# beach - Monday 17 December, 2018

Gardaí have received a number of phone calls in relation to discovery of baby 'Belle' on north Dublin beach

The body of the baby was found at 10am on Saturday morning,

# beach - Monday 9 July, 2018

Coast Guard rescues two swimmers who got into difficulty on Dublin beaches

The swimmers got into difficulty on Burrow Beach and Claremont Beach in Howth.

# beach - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Couple fall to death taking selfie on 40-metre wall in Portugal

It’s believed they dropped their phone and fell down while leaning over to retrieve it.

# beach - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Surfers concerned about damage Donald Trump’s Clare wall could do to beach

People have expressed their concern about the damage that could be done to dunes and rare wildlife on the beach.

# beach - Saturday 21 October, 2017

Locals fear damage that Storm Brian may do to eroding blue-flag beach

Rossbeigh beach is a beautiful attraction for locals and tourists, but it has been eroding dramatically over the past 10 years.

# beach - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Ancient human remains found on Wexford beach

The remains were found yesterday, a day after Storm Ophelia ravaged the country.

Remains found on west coast beach confirmed as those of woman buried at sea

The remains were discovered by two walkers on a beach in north Clare in late September.

# beach - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

There's been an increase in jellyfish sightings on Irish beaches - here's what to do if you see one

“If a child starts poking them they’re likely to get stung,” John Leech of the Irish Water Safety said.

# beach - Friday 1 September, 2017

Irishman drowns in Dutch seaside town

Local media reports say that he had gone swimming in the early hours of the morning.

# beach - Friday 18 August, 2017

Swimming ban in place at Dublin beach over animal contamination

The results of a routine sample showed a deterioration in the water quality.

# beach - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Pilot in court after deadly crash on Portugal beach

The instructor could be heard telling a control tower that the plane had suffered engine failure.

# beach - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Kilkee beach in Clare reopened after 'malfunction' at wastewater plant

Irish Water has apologised for the inconvenience to locals and tourists.

# beach - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

'Runaway' car rolls down steps towards the sea at Kilkee beach

Emergency services are at the scene and no-one is believed to have been injured.

# beach - Saturday 24 June, 2017

Now you can find out where the safest, cleanest beaches are before you leave home

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) this week launched

# beach - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

# beach - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Gardaí still don't know the identity of the man whose body was found on a Bray beach

The man’s body was found on 27 March, but remains unidentified.

# beach - Monday 17 April, 2017

17-year-old girl killed by shark off Australian coast

The girl was surfing with her father when she was attacked.

# beach - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Warning as 'oily fatbergs' turn up on Irish beaches

Some of the congealed balls were spotted on Hoare’s Rock near Skerries, north Dublin.

# beach - Sunday 12 February, 2017

New Zealand beached whale crisis 'over' say rescuers

Many volunteers gathered on the shoreline broke down in tears on hearing the latest strandings appeared to be over.

# beach - Monday 23 January, 2017

Iceland in mourning after missing young woman's body found on beach

Birna Brjansdottir was missing for eight days before her body was found.

# beach - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

# beach - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

From The42 Guardiola: I am nearing the end of my coaching career Long Goodbye

Guardiola: I am nearing the end of my coaching career

Despite being widely regarded as one of the greatest coaches in football, the ex-Barcelona and Bayern Munich man believes he could walk away from the bench soon.

# beach - Monday 2 January, 2017

'It's bird, dog, horse, cow, and people poo': Swimmers warned to stay out of the water near Melbourne

There’s a bit of a nasty surprise waiting in the water.

# beach - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Man finds decomposed remains while walking on beach in Galway

The remains are believed to be female.

# beach - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Photos have emerged of armed French police telling a woman to remove a 'burkini'

The woman removed the garment but it’s unclear whether it was actually the Islamic swimsuit.

# beach - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

From The Daily Edge 15 spectacular photos that show Inchydoney is the best beach in Ireland West Cork

# beach - Saturday 11 June, 2016

Swimming ban lifted at Portmarnock earlier than expected

It was expected to remain in place until at least Monday.

# beach - Thursday 9 June, 2016

A Do Not Swim notice has been issued for another beach in Dublin

This brings the total number of beaches where swimming is forbidden to five.

# beach - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

Wheelchair user found sleeping rough on beach in Kerry

He is now staying in emergency accommodation.

# beach - Sunday 17 April, 2016

From The Daily Edge 14 memories anyone who grew up going to Enniscrone will recognise Valley Of Diamonds

# beach - Saturday 20 February, 2016

Shark detection buoys are being trialled off Australia's Bondi beach

The buoys use software that can detect the shape and movement of sharks using sonar and alert authorities.

# beach - Sunday 29 November, 2015

From The Daily Edge 19 of the most Donegal things that have ever happened Rare

19 of the most Donegal things that have ever happened

Wile powerful stuff.

# beach - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

Student 'killed instantly' in rock fall on beach

Georgina Le Fjord was celebrating the end of her exams.

Climber stranded on 50m cliff saved in Howth

The man became stranded when trying to find a way off of the beach.

# beach - Thursday 27 August, 2015

Planning a trip to Dollymount Strand? You're not allowed to swim there today

Dublin City Council has issued a bathing ban until its water tests are back tomorrow.

# beach - Monday 24 August, 2015

Australia closes beaches as bodyboarder fights for his life after shark attack

Beaches remained closed yesterday after the attack which came just weeks after two others were mauled at a nearby region.

# beach - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

'Very curious': Shark washes up on Cork beach

Check out the photos.

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