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# swimming-ban - Thursday 12 September, 2019

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

Swimming in the water may cause illness, Fingal County Council has warned.

# swimming-ban - Monday 12 August, 2019

'No swimming' notice issued for Co Wexford's Duncannon Beach

Wexford County Council said “recent spells of heavy rain may have been a contributing factor” to the poor water quality.

# swimming-ban - Friday 28 June, 2019

Poll: Have the recent bathing water issues put you off swimming at Irish beaches? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have the recent bathing water issues put you off swimming at Irish beaches?

Swimming bans have been put in place at popular Dublin beaches twice in the last month.

# swimming-ban - Monday 28 August, 2017

Swimming ban extended at Loughshinny due to 'unacceptable levels of contamination'

The extended ban on swimming is likely to last at least 72 hours.

# swimming-ban - Friday 30 June, 2017

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.

# swimming-ban - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

Island at centre of MH370 find is hounded by sharks

At least 18 people have been attacked and seven have been killed since 2011.

# swimming-ban - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Swimming ban lifted at Sandymount Strand

Just in time for the hot weather.

# swimming-ban - Monday 21 July, 2014

Swimming ban continues at Sandymount Strand

Test results from the lab came back today – it wasn’t good news.