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# sandycove - Saturday 28 November, 2020

Dryrobes at dawn: How new sea swimming converts brought Irish bathing spots to international attention
# 40 Foot
# 40 Foot

Dryrobes at dawn: How new sea swimming converts brought Irish bathing spots to international attention

Nov 28th 2020, 8:00 AM 58,247 Views 27 Comments

Seriously, lads.

# sandycove - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Witness appeal after late-night serious assault of woman along seafront in Sandycove
# Appeal
# Appeal

Witness appeal after late-night serious assault of woman along seafront in Sandycove

Jun 16th 2020, 6:54 PM 49,104 Views 9 Comments

The incident happened shortly after midnight on Monday, 25 May.

# sandycove - Wednesday 25 December, 2019

Taoiseach among dozens taking the dive at the Forty Foot for a festive swim today
# Sandycove
# Sandycove

Taoiseach among dozens taking the dive at the Forty Foot for a festive swim today

Dec 25th 2019, 1:35 PM 78,225 Views 76 Comments

There was a steady stream of people throughout the morning and early afternoon taking part in the swim.

# sandycove - Monday 5 August, 2019

Gardaí stand down search for Kate Holmquist following discovery of body
# Sandycove
# Sandycove

Gardaí stand down search for Kate Holmquist following discovery of body

Updated Aug 5th 2019, 2:38 PM 148,309 Views 36 Comments

The 62-year-old was last seen in Sandycove, Dublin at 6pm on Saturday.

# sandycove - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Bathing bans lifted at Seapoint, Forty Foot and Dollymount in wake of wastewater overflow
# Swim Time
# Swim Time

Bathing bans lifted at Seapoint, Forty Foot and Dollymount in wake of wastewater overflow

Jun 27th 2019, 1:17 PM 14,946 Views 14 Comments

Sandycove remains closed pending additional test results.

# sandycove - Friday 14 June, 2019

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

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

Updated Jun 14th 2019, 6:08 PM 30,466 Views 32 Comments

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

# sandycove - Sunday 17 June, 2018

This is officially Ireland's most expensive neighbourhood
# Sandycove
# Sandycove

This is officially Ireland's most expensive neighbourhood

Jun 17th 2018, 12:10 AM 71,793 Views 31 Comments

Ireland now has 4,500 property millionaires.

# sandycove - Saturday 23 December, 2017

Woman in her 20s seriously injured after Dun Laoghaire assault
# Queen's Road
# Queen's Road

Woman in her 20s seriously injured after Dun Laoghaire assault

Dec 23rd 2017, 4:36 PM 47,454 Views 34 Comments

It is understood that the incident occurred near the old baths on the Queen’s Road just after 3pm today.

# sandycove - Saturday 8 July, 2017

The Forty Foot swimmers: 'Our oldest is now 91... he has his cake and cigarette before he gets in'
# Rain Or Shine
# Rain Or Shine

The Forty Foot swimmers: 'Our oldest is now 91... he has his cake and cigarette before he gets in'

Jul 8th 2017, 8:30 PM 24,226 Views 5 Comments

We talk to members of the die-hard community of swimmers who come to the Dublin spot every day.

# sandycove - Thursday 11 August, 2016

Dublin Ironman organisers 'monitoring' presence of dangerous jellyfish in Sandycove
# Lion's Mane
# Lion's Mane

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

Aug 11th 2016, 10:28 PM 24,779 Views 23 Comments

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

# sandycove - Thursday 12 May, 2016

Stunning semi-detached house in Sandycove for sale for €1 million
# New To Market
# New To Market

Stunning semi-detached house in Sandycove for sale for €1 million

May 12th 2016, 12:32 PM 5,044 Views 0 Comments

It has its own cinema, of course.

# sandycove - Friday 25 March, 2016

Gardaí identify woman who drowned off Dublin coast
# Sandycove
# Sandycove

Gardaí identify woman who drowned off Dublin coast

Mar 25th 2016, 8:38 PM 78,675 Views 11 Comments

The woman’s body was found on the rocks at Scotsmans Bay.

# sandycove - Monday 3 August, 2015

Plan to reduce traffic lanes on Amiens Street "anti-motorist madness"
# Cycle Path
# Cycle Path

Plan to reduce traffic lanes on Amiens Street "anti-motorist madness"

Aug 3rd 2015, 1:05 PM 17,909 Views 63 Comments

The plan would cut available traffic lanes at one of Dublin’s worst spots for traffic tailbacks.

# sandycove - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Man airlifted to hospital after getting into difficulty while swimming at Forty Foot
# 999 Call
# 999 Call

Man airlifted to hospital after getting into difficulty while swimming at Forty Foot

Oct 14th 2014, 1:03 PM 7,317 Views 14 Comments

He’s said to be suffering from hypothermia.

# sandycove - Saturday 16 August, 2014

Seventeen deadly lion's mane jellyfish removed from Dublin beaches
# Get Outa The Water
# Get Outa The Water

Seventeen deadly lion's mane jellyfish removed from Dublin beaches

Aug 16th 2014, 1:08 PM 33,811 Views 25 Comments

Red warning flags have been erected on Killiney, Sandycove and Seapoint beaches.

# sandycove - Monday 30 December, 2013

Charming video captures the thought process behind the Christmas Day swim
# F-f-f-freezing
From The Daily Edge
# F-f-f-freezing

Charming video captures the thought process behind the Christmas Day swim

Dec 30th 2013, 7:19 AM 15,728 Views 13 Comments

It’ll make you feel cold, then make you feel warm and fuzzy inside.

# sandycove - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Climbing in the Moonlight Pic of the Day
# Forty Foot
# Forty Foot

Climbing in the Moonlight Pic of the Day

Jul 24th 2013, 10:46 AM 7,707 Views 9 Comments

Taken at the Forty Foot in Sandycove.

# sandycove - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

No parking at all, at all, at all in Sandycove
# Parklife
From The Daily Edge
# Parklife

No parking at all, at all, at all in Sandycove

Apr 23rd 2013, 8:40 AM 2,861 Views 2 Comments

You’re really, really, really not allowed to park there.

# sandycove - Tuesday 25 December, 2012

In pictures: Braving the cold at the 40 Foot on Christmas Day
# Festive Dip
# Festive Dip

In pictures: Braving the cold at the 40 Foot on Christmas Day

Dec 25th 2012, 12:47 PM 22,487 Views 19 Comments

JESUS, they must be freezing.

# sandycove - Saturday 24 November, 2012

Taking a dip in Dublin... this morning

Taking a dip in Dublin... this morning

Nov 24th 2012, 2:07 PM 19,355 Views 19 Comments

There ain’t no protest like a freezing protest.

# sandycove - Monday 20 August, 2012

Joyce Tower set to reopen thanks to volunteer support
# Joyce Tower
# Joyce Tower

Joyce Tower set to reopen thanks to volunteer support

Aug 20th 2012, 1:50 PM 4,262 Views 5 Comments

Staffing issues at Fáilte Ireland meant that the James Joyce site closed this summer.

# sandycove - Monday 11 June, 2012

Fewer houses for sale in Dublin that at any other time in last five years
# Property Market
# Property Market

Fewer houses for sale in Dublin that at any other time in last five years

Jun 11th 2012, 3:43 PM 4,493 Views 11 Comments

Real-estate firm Savills says that the average number of houses for sale in Dublin has fallen by 30 per cent in the last year.

# sandycove - Friday 25 May, 2012

The Daily Fix: Friday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

May 25th 2012, 8:04 PM 3,255 Views 0 Comments

Your essential evening round-up of the day’s biggest news, plus the bits and pieces you may have missed.

The 5 at 5: Friday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

May 25th 2012, 4:46 PM 4,752 Views 4 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after five hospitalised in brawl at Forty Foot
# Investigation
# Investigation

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after five hospitalised in brawl at Forty Foot

May 25th 2012, 10:21 AM 8,407 Views 52 Comments

One local TD has called for DART activity to be monitored to prevent gangs from congregating in the area.

# sandycove - Sunday 25 December, 2011

In pictures: Taking the plunge at Sandycove's Christmas swim
# Christmas
# Christmas

In pictures: Taking the plunge at Sandycove's Christmas swim

Dec 25th 2011, 2:17 PM 8,003 Views 1 Comment

Hundreds turned out to brave the icy waters at Dublin’s Forty Foot this morning for the annual event. Brrrr…