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Tuesday 5 December 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# dangers

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Researchers examine dangers of lethal superbugs to Irish seawaters
While Ireland has some of the cleanest bathing waters in Europe, raw sewage is still being discharged at more than 30 locations.
Survey finds one in six women taking epilepsy medication don’t know the risk it poses to pregnancy
The HSE has estimated that up to 1,250 children may have been impacted in Ireland.
Poll: Should vaping be banned on college campuses in Ireland?
The president of the University of Limerick has called on the government to take action.
Parents urged not to buy children scrambler bikes for Christmas after fatalities in recent years
Councillor Noeleen Reilly says children as young as five have been seen using them on estates.
Floating down the Liffey on an inflatable is all fun and games... but it's not safe
A number of people were photographed sitting in inflatable flamingos and unicorns in the river this afternoon.
Dublin Zoo confident in its security as European zoos take extra steps to protect rhinos
A rhino was shot dead and had its horns hacked off in a grisly poacher attack earlier this month.
Man left in freezing shark infested water for six hours after being dragged out of boat by fish
“He was just one tiny little head bobbing in the ocean”.
Gardaí are carrying out a national speed operation for the next 24 hours
High visibility speed enforcement will be carried out in all 1,031 speed enforcement zones.
Pics of Irish teen girls are ending up on hardcore pornography sites
An RTÉ investigation, aired tonight, will show how the photos were used without the victims’ knowledge.
7 mortal dangers of sending a text message
We’re living life on the edge with every single text.
These people were arrested because of something they wrote on Facebook
Be careful with those status updates…
Jessie J's dangerous trip around Ireland
As described on her Twitter. HAZARDOUS.
'Terrifying' brawl between climbers on Everest
Sherpas had advised Europeans not to climb a new “undisclosed” route, but eyewitness says climbers ignored request.
Pope Francis warns Church of dangers of inaction
In his first mass, the new pope said the Catholic Church risked becoming little more than a charity with no spiritual foundations.
Campaign highlights dangers of hair straighteners to children
The campaign was launched following a rise in the number of children attending A&E at the Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children with hair straightener burns.
Unleashed dogs 'pose threat to animal welfare'
“Family pets can be turned into predators,” Deputy Andrew Doyle has said, adding there needs to be stronger controls in this area.