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# lions-mane - Friday 14 June, 2019

Warning lifted as lion mane jellyfish no longer present at popular Dublin swimming spot

The sting of lion’s mane jellyfish can cause nausea, vomiting and respiratory distress.

# lions-mane - 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.

# lions-mane - Monday 15 August, 2016

One of the world's biggest jellyfish has been spotted in Irish waters - but don't pee on it if you get stung

“As long as we’re careful, they need not be a danger.”

# lions-mane - Thursday 11 August, 2016

Dublin Ironman organisers 'monitoring' presence of dangerous jellyfish in Sandycove

The sting of lion’s mane jellyfish can cause nausea, vomiting and respiratory distress.

# lions-mane - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Heading to the beach? A new warning has been issued over this jellyfish

Meanwhile, new statistics show that 122 people died from drowning last year.

# lions-mane - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Tourists urged to take care swimming after boy dies from box jellyfish sting in Thailand

Hotels have been told to prepare emergency kits for jellyfish stings.