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#Beaches

# beaches - Monday 24 August, 2015

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

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

Aug 24th 2015, 6:00 AM 24,689 Views 8 Comments

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

# beaches - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Like swimming in Ireland? The bathing water is classified as 'poor' in these locations...
# Beneath The Waves
# Beneath The Waves

Like swimming in Ireland? The bathing water is classified as 'poor' in these locations...

Apr 21st 2015, 8:09 AM 35,417 Views 65 Comments

Irish Water is pledging to clean up seven of our least tempting bathing areas.

# beaches - Sunday 29 March, 2015

16 Irish beaches you must visit before you die
# Beaches Be Trippin'
From The Daily Edge
# Beaches Be Trippin'

16 Irish beaches you must visit before you die

Mar 29th 2015, 8:15 PM 28,481 Views 14 Comments

99 problems but a beach ain’t one.

# beaches - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

These are the top 10 beaches in Ireland*
# Dream Of Sun
# Dream Of Sun

These are the top 10 beaches in Ireland*

Feb 18th 2015, 8:51 PM 46,142 Views 97 Comments

*According to Tripadvisor, at least.

Looking for a great beach? Here are Ireland's top 10
# Beaches
From The Daily Edge
# Beaches

Looking for a great beach? Here are Ireland's top 10

Feb 18th 2015, 11:39 AM 7,670 Views 8 Comments

Tripadvisor have ranked em all.

# beaches - Saturday 16 August, 2014

Seventeen deadly lion's mane jellyfish removed from Dublin beaches
# Get Outa The Water
# Get Outa The Water

Seventeen deadly lion's mane jellyfish removed from Dublin beaches

Aug 16th 2014, 1:08 PM 33,925 Views 25 Comments

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

# beaches - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Aug 5th 2014, 11:16 PM 17,623 Views 3 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Ireland beating the Black Ferns, Israeli boycott protests, and what Bernie Ecclestone has done…

Beach-goers warned not to swim at twelve Dublin beaches
# Don't Get In The Water
# Don't Get In The Water

Beach-goers warned not to swim at twelve Dublin beaches

Aug 5th 2014, 8:23 PM 40,361 Views 31 Comments

It may not have entered your mind given the weather lately, but avoid the water at some Fingal beaches.

# beaches - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Beach-goers warned about getting in the water at four Cork beaches
# Don't Get In The Water
# Don't Get In The Water

Beach-goers warned about getting in the water at four Cork beaches

Jul 26th 2014, 12:30 PM 39,661 Views 28 Comments

Be careful out there.

# beaches - Monday 23 June, 2014

Here's the gorgeous Armani ad that was shot on Dollymount Strand
# Fashion Baby
From The Daily Edge
# Fashion Baby

Here's the gorgeous Armani ad that was shot on Dollymount Strand

Jun 23rd 2014, 4:00 PM 7,686 Views 10 Comments

It’s looking well now.

# beaches - Saturday 7 June, 2014

Nude on the beach: Ireland to host International Naturist Congress
# Going Starkers
# Going Starkers

Nude on the beach: Ireland to host International Naturist Congress

Jun 7th 2014, 9:15 AM 60,104 Views 65 Comments

Naturists from all over the world will be in Ireland in September.

# beaches - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Get your bucket and spade: More Irish beaches get Blue Flag status
# Life's A Beach
# Life's A Beach

Get your bucket and spade: More Irish beaches get Blue Flag status

Jun 4th 2014, 12:46 PM 12,817 Views 6 Comments

More than 76 beaches and four marinas were awarded the prestigious Blue Flag award, an increase of six since last year.

# beaches - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Here are the best and worst bathing waters in Ireland
# Fancy A Dip
# Fancy A Dip

Here are the best and worst bathing waters in Ireland

May 1st 2014, 10:20 AM 30,940 Views 24 Comments

Thankfully, 90 per cent of Irish bathing waters are due to meet the ‘excellent’ or ‘good’ standards which will come into force from this year.

# beaches - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

Two Cork beaches expected to reopen today
# Beaches
# Beaches

Two Cork beaches expected to reopen today

Aug 14th 2013, 11:25 AM 9,963 Views 18 Comments

Tragumna and Kilcrohane beaches in Cork were closed to swimmers after the water tested positive for high levels of enteroccocus.

# beaches - Tuesday 25 June, 2013

Wristband campaign aims to help locate lost children at the beach
# Lost And Found
# Lost And Found

Wristband campaign aims to help locate lost children at the beach

Jun 25th 2013, 7:30 AM 9,848 Views 29 Comments

The phone number of the parents or guardians will be on the wristbands in case the child gets lost on a busy beach.

# beaches - Monday 27 May, 2013

A child can drown in seconds in as little as an inch of water
# Water Safety
# Water Safety

A child can drown in seconds in as little as an inch of water

May 27th 2013, 7:18 PM 19,025 Views 27 Comments

Tips to ensure your children stay safe near water this summer.

# beaches - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

Irish beaches slightly less clean in 2012 than previous year
# On The Beach
# On The Beach

Irish beaches slightly less clean in 2012 than previous year

May 22nd 2013, 9:00 AM 6,194 Views 9 Comments

A new European report also shows that the weather led to ‘elevated bacterial populations’ on some beaches.

# beaches - Sunday 24 February, 2013

10 best beaches in the world according to Tripadvisor users
# Time Out
# Time Out

10 best beaches in the world according to Tripadvisor users

Feb 24th 2013, 11:00 AM 25,264 Views 52 Comments

Wish we were there.

# beaches - Friday 31 August, 2012

Balbriggan beach reopens and is deemed safe for swimming
# Balbriggan
# Balbriggan

Balbriggan beach reopens and is deemed safe for swimming

Aug 31st 2012, 5:24 PM 3,603 Views 11 Comments

The beach was closed earlier this week after raw sewage was discharged into the sea.

# beaches - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

Cork beaches remain closed as technical difficulty delays E.coli test results
# Cork Beaches
# Cork Beaches

Cork beaches remain closed as technical difficulty delays E.coli test results

Aug 22nd 2012, 10:22 AM 3,183 Views 6 Comments

Water quality concerns sparked seven beach closures in Co Cork last week.

# beaches - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

Swimming ban at Cork beaches to remain in place until Thursday
# E.coli
# E.coli

Swimming ban at Cork beaches to remain in place until Thursday

Aug 21st 2012, 8:00 AM 3,757 Views 17 Comments

Seven Cork beaches, including three in Youghal, have been affected by the high levels of E.coli found in the water last week.

# beaches - Monday 20 August, 2012

Further tests due on waters from Cork E.coli beaches
# E.coli
# E.coli

Further tests due on waters from Cork E.coli beaches

Aug 20th 2012, 9:46 AM 3,153 Views 11 Comments

Seven beaches were declared unsafe for swimming over the weekend over concerns about E.coli levels.

# beaches - Saturday 21 July, 2012

Clare beaches re-opened after e-coli scare
# Open For Business
# Open For Business

Clare beaches re-opened after e-coli scare

Jul 21st 2012, 2:49 PM 4,318 Views 12 Comments

The Blue Flags have been restored at Lahinch and Kilkee.

# beaches - Friday 20 July, 2012

The Evening Fix: Friday
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Friday

Jul 20th 2012, 7:51 PM 5,861 Views 1 Comment

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

# beaches - Saturday 21 April, 2012

Poll: Should smoking in certain public areas be banned?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should smoking in certain public areas be banned?

Apr 21st 2012, 9:49 AM 7,911 Views 205 Comments

Should we follow New York’s lead and ban smoking in public parks, beaches and playgrounds?

# beaches - Sunday 29 January, 2012

Brazilian bikinis get bigger to fit expanding waistlines
# Itsybitsy Teenyweeny
From The Daily Edge
# Itsybitsy Teenyweeny

Brazilian bikinis get bigger to fit expanding waistlines

Jan 29th 2012, 10:07 AM 10,052 Views 17 Comments

A growing number of designers are making bigger bikinis to accommodate Brazil’s thickening waistline.

# beaches - Thursday 9 June, 2011

Life's a beach: Blue Flag status awarded to eight more than in 2010
# Beaches
# Beaches

Life's a beach: Blue Flag status awarded to eight more than in 2010

Jun 9th 2011, 2:27 PM 1,405 Views 5 Comments

82 Irish beaches and two marinas are given Blue Flag status, the highest in years – but there are a few notable absentees.

# beaches - Saturday 4 June, 2011

Poll: Which is Ireland's best beach?
# Bank Holiday
From The Daily Edge
# Bank Holiday

Poll: Which is Ireland's best beach?

Jun 4th 2011, 12:29 PM 12,848 Views 109 Comments

The weather’s good and it’s a long weekend, so we want you to choose Ireland’s best sandy sun spot.