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# beach - Friday 28 August, 2020

Water notices at 15 Cork beaches after heavy rain
# Bacteria
# Bacteria

Water notices at 15 Cork beaches after heavy rain

Aug 28th 2020, 11:47 AM 25,583 Views 3 Comments

High levels of bacteria have been detected at some beaches in the county.

# beach - Friday 26 June, 2020

Boris Johnson warns people ‘taking liberties’ could trigger serious infection spike
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Boris Johnson warns people ‘taking liberties’ could trigger serious infection spike

Updated Jun 26th 2020, 10:03 PM 37,450 Views 27 Comments

Johnson’s comments came after the Health Secretary reminded people the Government has powers to close public spaces such as beaches.

# beach - Thursday 12 September, 2019

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

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

Sep 12th 2019, 7:48 AM 13,268 Views 10 Comments

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
# Bethells Beach
# Bethells Beach

Cocaine worth €1.7m washes up on New Zealand beach

Aug 8th 2019, 8:04 AM 20,504 Views 13 Comments

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
# Clonmany
# Clonmany

Gardaí investigating after body of female found on beach in Donegal

Jan 24th 2019, 10:55 PM 38,555 Views 4 Comments

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
# Balbriggan
# Balbriggan

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

Updated Dec 17th 2018, 3:15 PM 45,414 Views 18 Comments

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
# Howth
# Howth

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

Jul 9th 2018, 7:55 AM 18,628 Views 7 Comments

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
# Ericeira
# Ericeira

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

Jun 13th 2018, 8:00 AM 116,682 Views 48 Comments

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
# Doughmore Beach
# Doughmore Beach

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

Dec 6th 2017, 6:00 AM 23,172 Views 27 Comments

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
# Rossbeigh Beach

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

Oct 21st 2017, 8:15 AM 19,241 Views 11 Comments

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
# Forlorn Point
# Forlorn Point

Ancient human remains found on Wexford beach

Oct 18th 2017, 10:53 PM 38,008 Views 44 Comments

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
# Clare
# Clare

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

Oct 18th 2017, 5:51 PM 72,033 Views 32 Comments

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
# Man O'war
# Man O'war

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

Oct 10th 2017, 6:20 AM 19,200 Views 9 Comments

“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
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Irishman drowns in Dutch seaside town

Sep 1st 2017, 8:03 AM 27,935 Views 0 Comments

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
# Something In The Water
# Something In The Water

Swimming ban in place at Dublin beach over animal contamination

Aug 18th 2017, 9:56 PM 24,028 Views 15 Comments

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
# Lisbon
# Lisbon

Pilot in court after deadly crash on Portugal beach

Aug 3rd 2017, 6:30 PM 23,355 Views 0 Comments

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
# Wastewater
# Wastewater

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

Aug 1st 2017, 12:45 PM 17,831 Views 24 Comments

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
# Clare
# Clare

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

Jul 18th 2017, 4:56 PM 66,267 Views 61 Comments

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
# Beach For The Stars
# Beach For The Stars

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

Jun 24th 2017, 8:30 AM 21,570 Views 7 Comments

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) this week launched Beaches.ie.

# beach - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Ice-cream van to the rescue after transporting patient from Portmarnock beach
# Portmarnock
# Portmarnock

Ice-cream van to the rescue after transporting patient from Portmarnock beach

Jun 21st 2017, 10:25 PM 22,474 Views 37 Comments

What a hero.

# beach - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

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

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

Apr 19th 2017, 9:05 AM 31,665 Views 7 Comments

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
# Shark Attack
# Shark Attack

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

Apr 17th 2017, 3:34 PM 36,659 Views 30 Comments

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
# Congealed Balls Of Fat
# Congealed Balls Of Fat

Warning as 'oily fatbergs' turn up on Irish beaches

Feb 16th 2017, 9:00 AM 50,245 Views 31 Comments

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
# Survivors
# Survivors

New Zealand beached whale crisis 'over' say rescuers

Feb 12th 2017, 7:18 AM 10,381 Views 5 Comments

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
# Rare Crime
# Rare Crime

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

Jan 23rd 2017, 1:48 PM 54,103 Views 20 Comments

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

# beach - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Irish woman (21) in critical condition after light aircraft crashes in Australia
# Middle Island
# Middle Island

Irish woman (21) in critical condition after light aircraft crashes in Australia

Jan 10th 2017, 10:44 PM 28,015 Views 1 Comment

A UK woman died in the crash.

# beach - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

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

Guardiola: I am nearing the end of my coaching career

Jan 3rd 2017, 7:46 AM 32,039 Views 53 Comments

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
# Beaches
# Beaches

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

Jan 2nd 2017, 1:30 PM 36,351 Views 8 Comments

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
# Kilcolgan
# Kilcolgan

Man finds decomposed remains while walking on beach in Galway

Nov 30th 2016, 7:44 PM 34,781 Views 4 Comments

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'
# Islamic Swimsuit
# Islamic Swimsuit

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

Aug 24th 2016, 8:52 AM 48,804 Views 352 Comments

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

# beach - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

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

15 spectacular photos that show Inchydoney is the best beach in Ireland

Jun 28th 2016, 3:29 PM 7,188 Views 2 Comments

Beaut.

# beach - Saturday 11 June, 2016

Swimming ban lifted at Portmarnock earlier than expected
# Swim Away!
# Swim Away!

Swimming ban lifted at Portmarnock earlier than expected

Jun 11th 2016, 2:30 PM 7,444 Views 9 Comments

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
# Velvet Strand
# Velvet Strand

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

Jun 9th 2016, 5:59 PM 27,626 Views 49 Comments

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
# Homeless
# Homeless

Wheelchair user found sleeping rough on beach in Kerry

May 11th 2016, 4:10 PM 22,288 Views 40 Comments

He is now staying in emergency accommodation.

# beach - Sunday 17 April, 2016

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

14 memories anyone who grew up going to Enniscrone will recognise

Apr 17th 2016, 1:00 PM 20,657 Views 8 Comments

A Sligo treasure.

# beach - Saturday 20 February, 2016

Shark detection buoys are being trialled off Australia's Bondi beach
# Get Outa The Water
# Get Outa The Water

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

Feb 20th 2016, 8:15 AM 16,889 Views 15 Comments

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

# beach - Sunday 29 November, 2015

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

19 of the most Donegal things that have ever happened

Nov 29th 2015, 9:30 PM 31,704 Views 4 Comments

Wile powerful stuff.

# beach - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

Student 'killed instantly' in rock fall on beach
# Wales
# Wales

Student 'killed instantly' in rock fall on beach

Sep 8th 2015, 1:06 PM 20,360 Views 1 Comment

Georgina Le Fjord was celebrating the end of her exams.

Climber stranded on 50m cliff saved in Howth
# Trapped
# Trapped

Climber stranded on 50m cliff saved in Howth

Sep 8th 2015, 12:23 PM 16,676 Views 18 Comments

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
# No Bathing
# No Bathing

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

Aug 27th 2015, 9:43 AM 19,112 Views 28 Comments

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

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