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From TheJournal.ie Weirdly shaped mouse sperm can be used to tell species apart Swimmers

Weirdly shaped mouse sperm can be used to tell species apart

Being able to better differentiate between species will help researchers fight the spread of diseases they carry.

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 'They're not normal lakes or rivers': ESB warns people against swimming in reservoirs Danger

'They're not normal lakes or rivers': ESB warns people against swimming in reservoirs

They said unusual flows of water and uneven ground can lead to dangers for swimmers.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí warn 'stay out of the water' after swimmer rescued in Sandycove Stormy Waters

Gardaí warn 'stay out of the water' after swimmer rescued in Sandycove

The woman got into difficulty in stormy waters.

From TheJournal.ie Drone rescues two Australian swimmers in world's first Drone Rescue

Drone rescues two Australian swimmers in world's first

Australia is leading the use of the technology in surf lifesaving, with dozens of drones being trialled on beaches around the country.

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Swimmers brave the autumn chill to take part in Dublin's historic Liffey Swim Liquid Refreshment
From TheJournal.ie Swimming ban at Sandymount Strand due to possible pollution Get Outa The Water

Swimming ban at Sandymount Strand due to possible pollution

A special advisory notice has also been issued for Velvet Strand in Portmarnock.

From TheJournal.ie 'If 17 people got hit on the roads in a day it'd be huge news' - off-duty lifeguards save man from lethal rip-tide Spanish Point

'If 17 people got hit on the roads in a day it'd be huge news' - off-duty lifeguards save man from lethal rip-tide

Brother and sister Bernard and Róisín Cahill were in the right place at the right time to help a stricken bather in Co Clare recently.

From The42 Paralympic Breakfast: Dunlevy and McCrystal hoping to end Paralympics on a high Day 10

Paralympic Breakfast: Dunlevy and McCrystal hoping to end Paralympics on a high

In addition, 14-year-old Nicole Turner competes in the Swimming S6 100m Free Heats this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Video undermines US Olympic swimmers' 'mugging' story Altercation

Video undermines US Olympic swimmers' 'mugging' story

Doubt has been cast over the testimonies of four US Olympians who claimed they were mugged at gunpoint in Rio.

From The42 US swimmer Ryan Lochte ordered to stay in Brazil by judge Rio 2016

US swimmer Ryan Lochte ordered to stay in Brazil by judge

The 12-time medal winner claimed he was robbed at gunpoint.

From TheJournal.ie Heading to the beach? A new warning has been issued over this jellyfish Lion's Mane

Heading to the beach? A new warning has been issued over this jellyfish

Meanwhile, new statistics show that 122 people died from drowning last year.

From TheJournal.ie Four swimmers rescued after getting caught in rip current off Dublin coast RNLI

Four swimmers rescued after getting caught in rip current off Dublin coast

A RNLI volunteer entered the water to rescue the casualties over risk of hypothermia.

From TheJournal.ie Swimmers warned that full moon will make Christmas Day swims more hazardous Careful Now

Swimmers warned that full moon will make Christmas Day swims more hazardous

The full moon only happens once every forty years or so.

From TheJournal.ie This ice cream man got himself into a sticky situation on a Donegal beach Screwball

12 facts about sperm everyone should know

Class is in session.

From TheJournal.ie Australian beaches reopen as 'monster shark' moves on Going To Need A Bigger Boat This post contains videos

Australian beaches reopen as 'monster shark' moves on

The monster shark has been nicknamed ‘Bruce’.

From TheJournal.ie Shark sighting closes Australia's Bondi Beach Get Outa The Water

Shark sighting closes Australia's Bondi Beach

A police helicopter spotted what may have been a bull shark.

From TheJournal.ie Do you drink this much alcohol a week? It could be damaging your sperm* Drunk Swimming

Do you drink this much alcohol a week? It could be damaging your sperm*

*If you’re a man, obviously.

From TheJournal.ie Tourists urged to take care swimming after boy dies from box jellyfish sting in Thailand Warning

Tourists urged to take care swimming after boy dies from box jellyfish sting in Thailand

Hotels have been told to prepare emergency kits for jellyfish stings.

From TheJournal.ie Seventeen deadly lion's mane jellyfish removed from Dublin beaches Get Outa The Water

Seventeen deadly lion's mane jellyfish removed from Dublin beaches

Red warning flags have been erected on Killiney, Sandycove and Seapoint beaches.

From TheJournal.ie Deadly Lion's mane jellyfish spotted in Dublin Bay Jellyfish Alert

Deadly Lion's mane jellyfish spotted in Dublin Bay

A young girl was rushed to hospital yesterday in Cork due to a severe reaction to a jellyfish sting.

From TheJournal.ie Lunchtime bathers in Cork today got a visit from massive basking shark Get Out Of The Water!

Lunchtime bathers in Cork today got a visit from massive basking shark

No need to panic though, these sharks are veggies.

From TheJournal.ie The goggles and swimming cap of a woman taken by a shark have been found Australia

The goggles and swimming cap of a woman taken by a shark have been found

Christine Armstrong was with a group of people on their regular morning swim when she went missing 350km south of Sydney.

From TheJournal.ie Woman killed by shark during morning swim Disappeared

Woman killed by shark during morning swim

Christine Armstrong (63) had been with a group but was attacked after she turned back.

From TheJournal.ie Heatwave led to 34 per cent surge in Coast Guard call-outs Rescue 999

Heatwave led to 34 per cent surge in Coast Guard call-outs

Crews were tasked to total of 2,343 incidents in the first ten months of this year.

From TheJournal.ie Bundoran Lifeboat busy at Mullaghmore triathlon Swimming

Bundoran Lifeboat busy at Mullaghmore triathlon

The RNLI team assisted 11 swimmers during the Sligo race.