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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'
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# Dublin

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

Sep 12th 2019, 7:48 AM 13,303 Views 10 Comments

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
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# Swimming Ban

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

Aug 12th 2019, 5:11 PM 23,987 Views 17 Comments

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?
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# Your Say

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

Jun 28th 2019, 10:19 AM 12,069 Views 36 Comments

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'
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# Dublin

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

Aug 28th 2017, 10:16 PM 10,757 Views 3 Comments

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
# Something In The Water
# Something In The Water

Swimming ban enforced on Dublin beaches as high levels of E Coli found

Jun 30th 2017, 11:03 AM 25,587 Views 19 Comments

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
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# Swimming Ban

Island at centre of MH370 find is hounded by sharks

Aug 12th 2015, 6:52 PM 31,044 Views 25 Comments

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
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# Jump In

Swimming ban lifted at Sandymount Strand

Jul 23rd 2014, 4:05 PM 5,266 Views 12 Comments

Just in time for the hot weather.

# swimming-ban - Monday 21 July, 2014

Swimming ban continues at Sandymount Strand
# Do Not Get In The Water
# Do Not Get In The Water

Swimming ban continues at Sandymount Strand

Jul 21st 2014, 5:12 PM 15,427 Views 14 Comments

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