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Dublin: 3 °C Thursday 12 December, 2019

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From TheJournal.ie 72-hour swimming ban in place at Balbriggan beach due to 'unacceptable levels of bacteria' Dublin

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.

From TheJournal.ie Cocaine worth €1.7m washes up on New Zealand beach Bethells Beach

Cocaine worth €1.7m washes up on New Zealand beach

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

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí investigating after body of female found on beach in Donegal Clonmany

Gardaí investigating after body of female found on beach in Donegal

Foul play is not suspected in the death.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí have received a number of phone calls in relation to discovery of baby 'Belle' on north Dublin beach Balbriggan

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Coast Guard rescues two swimmers who got into difficulty on Dublin beaches Howth

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Couple fall to death taking selfie on 40-metre wall in Portugal Ericeira

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Surfers concerned about damage Donald Trump’s Clare wall could do to beach Doughmore Beach

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Locals fear damage that Storm Brian may do to eroding blue-flag beach Rossbeigh Beach

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Ancient human remains found on Wexford beach Forlorn Point

Ancient human remains found on Wexford beach

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

From TheJournal.ie Remains found on west coast beach confirmed as those of woman buried at sea Clare

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

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

From TheJournal.ie There's been an increase in jellyfish sightings on Irish beaches - here's what to do if you see one Man O'war

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Irishman drowns in Dutch seaside town Tragedy

Irishman drowns in Dutch seaside town

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

From TheJournal.ie Swimming ban in place at Dublin beach over animal contamination Something In The Water

Swimming ban in place at Dublin beach over animal contamination

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

From TheJournal.ie Pilot in court after deadly crash on Portugal beach Lisbon

Pilot in court after deadly crash on Portugal beach

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

From TheJournal.ie Kilkee beach in Clare reopened after 'malfunction' at wastewater plant Wastewater

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Runaway' car rolls down steps towards the sea at Kilkee beach Clare

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Now you can find out where the safest, cleanest beaches are before you leave home Beach For The Stars

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Ice-cream van to the rescue after transporting patient from Portmarnock beach Portmarnock
From TheJournal.ie Gardaí still don't know the identity of the man whose body was found on a Bray beach Unidentified

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 17-year-old girl killed by shark off Australian coast Shark Attack

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Warning as 'oily fatbergs' turn up on Irish beaches Congealed Balls Of Fat

Warning as 'oily fatbergs' turn up on Irish beaches

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

From TheJournal.ie New Zealand beached whale crisis 'over' say rescuers Survivors

New Zealand beached whale crisis 'over' say rescuers

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

From TheJournal.ie Iceland in mourning after missing young woman's body found on beach Rare Crime

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish woman (21) in critical condition after light aircraft crashes in Australia Middle Island
From The42 Guardiola: I am nearing the end of my coaching career Long Goodbye

Guardiola: I am nearing the end of my coaching career

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.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Man finds decomposed remains while walking on beach in Galway Kilcolgan

Man finds decomposed remains while walking on beach in Galway

The remains are believed to be female.

From TheJournal.ie Photos have emerged of armed French police telling a woman to remove a 'burkini' Islamic Swimsuit

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Swimming ban lifted at Portmarnock earlier than expected Swim Away!

Swimming ban lifted at Portmarnock earlier than expected

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

From TheJournal.ie A Do Not Swim notice has been issued for another beach in Dublin Velvet Strand

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Wheelchair user found sleeping rough on beach in Kerry Homeless

Wheelchair user found sleeping rough on beach in Kerry

He is now staying in emergency accommodation.

From TheJournal.ie Shark detection buoys are being trialled off Australia's Bondi beach Get Outa The Water

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

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

Wile powerful stuff.

From TheJournal.ie Student 'killed instantly' in rock fall on beach Wales

Student 'killed instantly' in rock fall on beach

Georgina Le Fjord was celebrating the end of her exams.

From TheJournal.ie Climber stranded on 50m cliff saved in Howth Trapped

Climber stranded on 50m cliff saved in Howth

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

From TheJournal.ie Planning a trip to Dollymount Strand? You're not allowed to swim there today No Bathing

Planning a trip to Dollymount Strand? You're not allowed to swim there today

Dublin City Council has issued a bathing ban until its water tests are back tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Australia closes beaches as bodyboarder fights for his life after shark attack Australia

Australia closes beaches as bodyboarder fights for his life after shark attack

Beaches remained closed yesterday after the attack which came just weeks after two others were mauled at a nearby region.

From TheJournal.ie 'Very curious': Shark washes up on Cork beach Inchydoney

'Very curious': Shark washes up on Cork beach

Check out the photos.

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