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Monday 4 December 2023 Dublin: 4°C

# something in the water

This year
Ní Riain wins World Para silver medal and books slot at Paris 2024
The Limerick swimmer took two seconds off her previous personal best.
Wiffen narrowly misses out on 800m freestyle bronze at World Aquatics Championships
Wiffen set a new European record as he took fourth in Japan.
Last year
Experts puzzled by unusual tidal activity off southern coast
Video footage shows the tide rapidly draining and flooding again.
All time
People urged not to swim at Dublin beach due to unacceptable levels of bacteria
The cause is unknown and an investigation is underway.
Increased detection of pesticides in Irish drinking water supplies
Six areas of concern have been identified around the country.
Armagh star forward hits eight goals as deadly inter-county duo in devastating club form
Aimee Mackin scored eight goals at the weekend, while Caroline O’Hanlon fired six.
'The Pope would struggle to gather such a crowd if he came to Skibb'
The O’Donovan brothers’ Olympic homecoming is recalled in this extract from ‘Something in the Water’.
'My family did a drive-by and my Dad rolled down the window to blare out Happy Birthday'
Ellen Keane is adjusting to life without the Paralympics to look forward to in 2020.
‘We got you this evening, John; we were in first’ - the culture that put Skibbereen Rowing Club on the map
In an extract from Something In The Water, Kieran McCarthy paints a picture of the extraordinary West Cork medal factory.
Swimming ban in place at Dublin beach over animal contamination
The results of a routine sample showed a deterioration in the water quality.
Swimming ban enforced on Dublin beaches as high levels of E Coli found
The council has urged the public not to swim in the water until Monday.
Three Roscommon sisters gave birth on the same day ... and there's another baby on the way
One more sister is still waiting on her bundle of joy.