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Dublin: 16°C Monday 15 August 2022

#do not swim

# do-not-swim - Thursday 19 August, 2021

People urged not to swim at two Dublin beaches due to E. coli bacteria
# No Swimming
# No Swimming

People urged not to swim at two Dublin beaches due to E. coli bacteria

Aug 19th 2021, 7:20 AM 55,653 Views 15 Comments

The cause of the bacteria in the water was not revealed by Fingal County Council.

# do-not-swim - Monday 9 August, 2021

Do Not Swim notice extended for 72 hours at north Dublin beach
# Balbriggan
# Balbriggan

Do Not Swim notice extended for 72 hours at north Dublin beach

Aug 9th 2021, 6:13 PM 19,232 Views 7 Comments

Another Do Not Swim notice which was in place at Malahide Beach has been lifted.

# do-not-swim - Saturday 7 August, 2021

'Do Not Swim' notice extended at Dublin beach due to storm water overflow
# Malahide
# Malahide

'Do Not Swim' notice extended at Dublin beach due to storm water overflow

Aug 7th 2021, 2:14 PM 19,124 Views 16 Comments

A prohibition notice was also issued for Front Strand Balbriggan.

# do-not-swim - Thursday 5 August, 2021

People urged not to swim at Dublin beach due to unacceptable levels of bacteria
# Malahide
# Malahide

People urged not to swim at Dublin beach due to unacceptable levels of bacteria

Aug 5th 2021, 5:25 PM 45,187 Views 10 Comments

The cause is unknown and an investigation is underway.

# do-not-swim - Tuesday 20 July, 2021

People urged not to swim at Dublin beach due to E. coli bacteria
# Skerries
# Skerries

People urged not to swim at Dublin beach due to E. coli bacteria

Jul 20th 2021, 8:35 PM 63,139 Views 30 Comments

South Strand Skerries itself remains open.

# do-not-swim - Monday 28 December, 2020

Swimming was banned at bathing spots across Ireland for over 350 days this year
# Do Not Swim
# Do Not Swim

Swimming was banned at bathing spots across Ireland for over 350 days this year

Dec 28th 2020, 12:05 AM 21,849 Views 11 Comments

Noteworthy analysis of EPA data shows that “do not swim” notices are an all too common occurrence at beaches across the country.

# do-not-swim - Thursday 20 August, 2020

Public advised against swimming at three Wexford beaches due to presence of E. Coli
# Do Not Swim
# Do Not Swim

Public advised against swimming at three Wexford beaches due to presence of E. Coli

Aug 20th 2020, 1:20 PM 43,618 Views 17 Comments

‘Do Not Swim’ notices have been issued for Ballymoney North Beach, Duncannon Beach, and Booley Bay Beach.

# do-not-swim - Sunday 21 June, 2020

72-hour 'Do Not Swim' notice at The Velvet Strand in Portmarnock to be lifted
# Dublin
# Dublin

72-hour 'Do Not Swim' notice at The Velvet Strand in Portmarnock to be lifted

Jun 21st 2020, 4:59 PM 13,372 Views 7 Comments

The notice was issued following a storm water overflow at the pumping station.

# do-not-swim - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

72-hour 'Do Not Swim' notice issued for The Velvet Strand in Portmarnock
# Do Not Swim
# Do Not Swim

72-hour 'Do Not Swim' notice issued for The Velvet Strand in Portmarnock

Jun 17th 2020, 5:08 PM 25,321 Views 10 Comments

Testing is taking place tomorrow and the results of the laboratory analysis will be available on Saturday.

# do-not-swim - Saturday 28 July, 2018

Beachgoers urged not to swim at Dublin beach due to pumping station overflow
# Balbriggan
# Balbriggan

Beachgoers urged not to swim at Dublin beach due to pumping station overflow

Jul 28th 2018, 5:05 PM 22,553 Views 13 Comments

Balbriggan beach itself remains open.

# do-not-swim - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Do not swim notice issued for Claremont Beach in Howth
# Dublin
# Dublin

Do not swim notice issued for Claremont Beach in Howth

Jul 10th 2018, 10:50 PM 19,740 Views 13 Comments

Fingal County Council has issued a 72-hour do not swim notice due to suspected water contamination from birds.

# do-not-swim - Thursday 24 August, 2017

Do not swim notice issued for two Dublin beaches due to high levels of sewage
# Rush And Loughshinny
# Rush And Loughshinny

Do not swim notice issued for two Dublin beaches due to high levels of sewage

Aug 24th 2017, 3:37 PM 14,224 Views 9 Comments

The likely cause of the lower water quality at both locations is sewage from a wastewater treatment plant or sewer network.

# do-not-swim - Friday 18 August, 2017

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

Swimming ban in place at Dublin beach over animal contamination

Aug 18th 2017, 9:56 PM 24,103 Views 15 Comments

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

# do-not-swim - Monday 13 June, 2016

Out for a swim? Avoid these three Dublin beaches
# Stay Out Of The Water
# Stay Out Of The Water

Out for a swim? Avoid these three Dublin beaches

Jun 13th 2016, 1:00 PM 20,073 Views 17 Comments

Fingal County Council says the problem is being taken care of by Irish Water.

# do-not-swim - Thursday 9 June, 2016

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

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

Jun 9th 2016, 5:59 PM 27,818 Views 50 Comments

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