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# beach - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

World's most dangerous beach shut after shark attack

A South African surfer was mauled by a shark on the infamous Second Beach on Sunday afternoon.

# beach - Monday 29 August, 2011

TEN TOURISTS HAVE been injured, none seriously, in a bomb attack at a popular tourist beach spot in Antalya, Turkey. The device, which was buried in the sand, exploded at approximately 10am on the beach in the Kemer district, Hurriyet reports. Local police have launched an investigation into the incident.

# beach - Tuesday 23 August, 2011

English police baffled by mystery man

The man says he woke up on a beach in Kent, England – and can’t remember anything about who he is.

# beach - Tuesday 9 August, 2011

From The42 In pictures: Olympic stars test London's beach volleyball facility Life's A Beach This post contains images

In pictures: Olympic stars test London's beach volleyball facility

As London braces itself for another night of riots, beach volleyball stars test the Olympics facility in the centre of the city.

# beach - Thursday 4 August, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday

In Thursday’s Fix: Claims of a gunman at Virginia Tech, Gardaí unveil jewellery haul, and see the earth attempt to swallow a truck whole…

From The Daily Edge Watch: Teenager buried alive at the beach Buried Alive

Watch: Teenager buried alive at the beach

The 17-year-old was buried under six feet of sand at a beach in California after he dug a huge hole.

# beach - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

Smoking banned on French beach

A small town in Provence now boasts the first non-smoking beach in the country, which was once seen as having a laissez-faire attitude to tobacco.

# beach - Thursday 7 July, 2011

Mother drowns off beach as her young daughter looks on

Mary Kelly was walking along the shore with her family yesterday when she was caught by a freak wave.

# beach - Thursday 9 June, 2011

Life's a beach: Blue Flag status awarded to eight more than in 2010

82 Irish beaches and two marinas are given Blue Flag status, the highest in years – but there are a few notable absentees.

# beach - Tuesday 10 May, 2011

From The Daily Edge How not to... Bury yourself in sand Oops

How not to... Bury yourself in sand

Olympic swimmer finds 7ft hole in beach is one he just can’t dig his way out of.

# beach - Tuesday 29 March, 2011

Dune buggies banned from beach where woman killed

Special Olympian Edel Doyle died after the dune buggy she was travelling in flipped over – it turns out that using such vehicles is prohibited on the strand where accident happened.

# beach - Thursday 2 September, 2010

Young child dies after speedboat collision

Boy, 6, was struck by boat while visiting Co Down beach.