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Quiz: Can you tell where these Irish beaches are?
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Quiz: Can you tell where these Irish beaches are?

May 30th 2021, 10:00 PM 61,140 Views 25 Comments

93 Irish beaches and marinas have been awarded Blue Flags this year.

Water notices at 15 Cork beaches after heavy rain
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Water notices at 15 Cork beaches after heavy rain

Aug 28th 2020, 11:47 AM 25,643 Views 3 Comments

High levels of bacteria have been detected at some beaches in the county.

Boris Johnson warns people ‘taking liberties’ could trigger serious infection spike
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Boris Johnson warns people ‘taking liberties’ could trigger serious infection spike

Updated Jun 26th 2020, 10:03 PM 37,455 Views 27 Comments

Johnson’s comments came after the Health Secretary reminded people the Government has powers to close public spaces such as beaches.

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

Sep 12th 2019, 7:48 AM 13,294 Views 10 Comments

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

Cocaine worth €1.7m washes up on New Zealand beach
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Cocaine worth €1.7m washes up on New Zealand beach

Aug 8th 2019, 8:04 AM 20,505 Views 13 Comments

Police have urged the public to hand in any more packages that turn up.

Gardaí investigating after body of female found on beach in Donegal
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Gardaí investigating after body of female found on beach in Donegal

Jan 24th 2019, 10:55 PM 38,564 Views 4 Comments

Foul play is not suspected in the death.

Gardaí have received a number of phone calls in relation to discovery of baby 'Belle' on north Dublin beach
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Gardaí have received a number of phone calls in relation to discovery of baby 'Belle' on north Dublin beach

Updated Dec 17th 2018, 3:15 PM 45,425 Views 20 Comments

The body of the baby was found at 10am on Saturday morning,

Coast Guard rescues two swimmers who got into difficulty on Dublin beaches
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Coast Guard rescues two swimmers who got into difficulty on Dublin beaches

Jul 9th 2018, 7:55 AM 18,678 Views 7 Comments

The swimmers got into difficulty on Burrow Beach and Claremont Beach in Howth.

Couple fall to death taking selfie on 40-metre wall in Portugal
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Couple fall to death taking selfie on 40-metre wall in Portugal

Jun 13th 2018, 8:00 AM 116,694 Views 48 Comments

It’s believed they dropped their phone and fell down while leaning over to retrieve it.

Surfers concerned about damage Donald Trump’s Clare wall could do to beach
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Surfers concerned about damage Donald Trump’s Clare wall could do to beach

Dec 6th 2017, 6:00 AM 23,180 Views 27 Comments

People have expressed their concern about the damage that could be done to dunes and rare wildlife on the beach.

Locals fear damage that Storm Brian may do to eroding blue-flag beach
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# Rossbeigh Beach

Locals fear damage that Storm Brian may do to eroding blue-flag beach

Oct 21st 2017, 8:15 AM 19,265 Views 11 Comments

Rossbeigh beach is a beautiful attraction for locals and tourists, but it has been eroding dramatically over the past 10 years.

Ancient human remains found on Wexford beach
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Ancient human remains found on Wexford beach

Oct 18th 2017, 10:53 PM 38,011 Views 44 Comments

The remains were found yesterday, a day after Storm Ophelia ravaged the country.

Remains found on west coast beach confirmed as those of woman buried at sea
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Remains found on west coast beach confirmed as those of woman buried at sea

Oct 18th 2017, 5:51 PM 72,097 Views 26 Comments

The remains were discovered by two walkers on a beach in north Clare in late September.

There's been an increase in jellyfish sightings on Irish beaches - here's what to do if you see one
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There's been an increase in jellyfish sightings on Irish beaches - here's what to do if you see one

Oct 10th 2017, 6:20 AM 19,447 Views 9 Comments

“If a child starts poking them they’re likely to get stung,” John Leech of the Irish Water Safety said.

Irishman drowns in Dutch seaside town
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Irishman drowns in Dutch seaside town

Sep 1st 2017, 8:03 AM 27,937 Views 2 Comments

Local media reports say that he had gone swimming in the early hours of the morning.

Swimming ban in place at Dublin beach over animal contamination
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# Something In The Water

Swimming ban in place at Dublin beach over animal contamination

Aug 18th 2017, 9:56 PM 24,047 Views 15 Comments

The results of a routine sample showed a deterioration in the water quality.

Pilot in court after deadly crash on Portugal beach
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Pilot in court after deadly crash on Portugal beach

Aug 3rd 2017, 6:30 PM 23,357 Views 0 Comments

The instructor could be heard telling a control tower that the plane had suffered engine failure.

Kilkee beach in Clare reopened after 'malfunction' at wastewater plant
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Kilkee beach in Clare reopened after 'malfunction' at wastewater plant

Aug 1st 2017, 12:45 PM 17,836 Views 24 Comments

Irish Water has apologised for the inconvenience to locals and tourists.

'Runaway' car rolls down steps towards the sea at Kilkee beach
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'Runaway' car rolls down steps towards the sea at Kilkee beach

Jul 18th 2017, 4:56 PM 66,318 Views 60 Comments

Emergency services are at the scene and no-one is believed to have been injured.

Now you can find out where the safest, cleanest beaches are before you leave home
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# Beach For The Stars

Now you can find out where the safest, cleanest beaches are before you leave home

Jun 24th 2017, 8:30 AM 21,617 Views 7 Comments

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) this week launched Beaches.ie.

Ice-cream van to the rescue after transporting patient from Portmarnock beach
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# Portmarnock

Ice-cream van to the rescue after transporting patient from Portmarnock beach

Jun 21st 2017, 10:25 PM 22,504 Views 37 Comments

What a hero.

Gardaí still don't know the identity of the man whose body was found on a Bray beach
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Gardaí still don't know the identity of the man whose body was found on a Bray beach

Apr 19th 2017, 9:05 AM 31,668 Views 7 Comments

The man’s body was found on 27 March, but remains unidentified.

17-year-old girl killed by shark off Australian coast
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# Shark Attack

17-year-old girl killed by shark off Australian coast

Apr 17th 2017, 3:34 PM 36,669 Views 30 Comments

The girl was surfing with her father when she was attacked.

Warning as 'oily fatbergs' turn up on Irish beaches
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Warning as 'oily fatbergs' turn up on Irish beaches

Feb 16th 2017, 9:00 AM 50,322 Views 34 Comments

Some of the congealed balls were spotted on Hoare’s Rock near Skerries, north Dublin.

New Zealand beached whale crisis 'over' say rescuers
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New Zealand beached whale crisis 'over' say rescuers

Feb 12th 2017, 7:18 AM 10,384 Views 5 Comments

Many volunteers gathered on the shoreline broke down in tears on hearing the latest strandings appeared to be over.

Iceland in mourning after missing young woman's body found on beach
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Iceland in mourning after missing young woman's body found on beach

Jan 23rd 2017, 1:48 PM 54,107 Views 20 Comments

Birna Brjansdottir was missing for eight days before her body was found.

Irish woman (21) in critical condition after light aircraft crashes in Australia
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Irish woman (21) in critical condition after light aircraft crashes in Australia

Jan 10th 2017, 10:44 PM 28,019 Views 1 Comment

A UK woman died in the crash.

Guardiola: I am nearing the end of my coaching career
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# Long Goodbye

Guardiola: I am nearing the end of my coaching career

Jan 3rd 2017, 7:46 AM 32,040 Views 53 Comments

Despite being widely regarded as one of the greatest coaches in football, the ex-Barcelona and Bayern Munich man believes he could walk away from the bench soon.

'It's bird, dog, horse, cow, and people poo': Swimmers warned to stay out of the water near Melbourne
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'It's bird, dog, horse, cow, and people poo': Swimmers warned to stay out of the water near Melbourne

Jan 2nd 2017, 1:30 PM 36,362 Views 8 Comments

There’s a bit of a nasty surprise waiting in the water.

Man finds decomposed remains while walking on beach in Galway
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# Kilcolgan

Man finds decomposed remains while walking on beach in Galway

Nov 30th 2016, 7:44 PM 34,786 Views 4 Comments

The remains are believed to be female.

Photos have emerged of armed French police telling a woman to remove a 'burkini'
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# Islamic Swimsuit

Photos have emerged of armed French police telling a woman to remove a 'burkini'

Aug 24th 2016, 8:52 AM 48,821 Views 352 Comments

The woman removed the garment but it’s unclear whether it was actually the Islamic swimsuit.

15 spectacular photos that show Inchydoney is the best beach in Ireland
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# West Cork

15 spectacular photos that show Inchydoney is the best beach in Ireland

Jun 28th 2016, 3:29 PM 7,209 Views 2 Comments

Beaut.

Swimming ban lifted at Portmarnock earlier than expected
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Swimming ban lifted at Portmarnock earlier than expected

Jun 11th 2016, 2:30 PM 7,444 Views 9 Comments

It was expected to remain in place until at least Monday.

A Do Not Swim notice has been issued for another beach in Dublin
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# Velvet Strand

A Do Not Swim notice has been issued for another beach in Dublin

Jun 9th 2016, 5:59 PM 27,693 Views 49 Comments

This brings the total number of beaches where swimming is forbidden to five.

Wheelchair user found sleeping rough on beach in Kerry
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Wheelchair user found sleeping rough on beach in Kerry

May 11th 2016, 4:10 PM 22,296 Views 41 Comments

He is now staying in emergency accommodation.

14 memories anyone who grew up going to Enniscrone will recognise
# Valley Of Diamonds
# Valley Of Diamonds

14 memories anyone who grew up going to Enniscrone will recognise

Apr 17th 2016, 1:00 PM 20,820 Views 8 Comments

A Sligo treasure.

Shark detection buoys are being trialled off Australia's Bondi beach
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# Get Outa The Water

Shark detection buoys are being trialled off Australia's Bondi beach

Feb 20th 2016, 8:15 AM 16,892 Views 15 Comments

The buoys use software that can detect the shape and movement of sharks using sonar and alert authorities.

19 of the most Donegal things that have ever happened
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# Rare

19 of the most Donegal things that have ever happened

Nov 29th 2015, 9:30 PM 31,724 Views 4 Comments

Wile powerful stuff.

Student 'killed instantly' in rock fall on beach
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Student 'killed instantly' in rock fall on beach

Sep 8th 2015, 1:06 PM 20,361 Views 1 Comment

Georgina Le Fjord was celebrating the end of her exams.

Climber stranded on 50m cliff saved in Howth
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Climber stranded on 50m cliff saved in Howth

Sep 8th 2015, 12:23 PM 16,683 Views 18 Comments

The man became stranded when trying to find a way off of the beach.

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