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#E.coli

# e-coli - 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 63,056 Views 30 Comments

South Strand Skerries itself remains open.

# e-coli - Monday 29 March, 2021

E. coli outbreak identified at setting in Mid-West region
# VTEC
# VTEC

E. coli outbreak identified at setting in Mid-West region

Mar 29th 2021, 4:49 PM 29,476 Views 7 Comments

The outbreak affected young children in a single setting.

# e-coli - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

Swimming ban lifted at Wexford beaches after E.Coli levels recede
# Swim Time
# Swim Time

Swimming ban lifted at Wexford beaches after E.Coli levels recede

Aug 25th 2020, 4:08 PM 9,358 Views 7 Comments

The council said the water is “once again of its usual excellent standard”.

# e-coli - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

E coli found in 51 private water supplies that serve schools, hotels and pubs
# Water Supply
# Water Supply

E coli found in 51 private water supplies that serve schools, hotels and pubs

Nov 21st 2018, 8:06 AM 18,232 Views 45 Comments

Almost 20% of Ireland’s population is supplied by private water supplies, including household wells.

# e-coli - Thursday 15 November, 2018

FSAI recalls batch of raw goats milk over E Coli contamination concerns
# Recall
# Recall

FSAI recalls batch of raw goats milk over E Coli contamination concerns

Nov 15th 2018, 9:12 PM 10,621 Views 11 Comments

Point-of-sale notices will be displayed in locations where the implicated milk has been sold.

# e-coli - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Public warned to take extra care with food after 96 cases of E.coli infection in ten days
# Careful Now
# Careful Now

Public warned to take extra care with food after 96 cases of E.coli infection in ten days

Jul 3rd 2018, 7:02 PM 30,436 Views 13 Comments

The number of cases is over three times as high as this time last year.

# e-coli - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Swimming stopped at Clare beach due to high levels of E coli in the water
# Don't Go Into The Water
# Don't Go Into The Water

Swimming stopped at Clare beach due to high levels of E coli in the water

May 23rd 2018, 6:42 PM 18,978 Views 14 Comments

The high levels are linked to runoffs from recent rainfall.

# e-coli - Friday 14 July, 2017

Almost 10,000 Irish Water customers issued boil notice after E.Coli detection
# Offaly
# Offaly

Almost 10,000 Irish Water customers issued boil notice after E.Coli detection

Jul 14th 2017, 9:14 AM 10,792 Views 39 Comments

A full investigation is being carried out into the cause of the outbreak.

# e-coli - Friday 30 June, 2017

Swimming ban enforced on Dublin beaches as high levels of E Coli found
# Something In The Water
# Something In The Water

Swimming ban enforced on Dublin beaches as high levels of E Coli found

Jun 30th 2017, 11:03 AM 25,584 Views 19 Comments

The council has urged the public not to swim in the water until Monday.

# e-coli - Monday 7 November, 2016

Community thanked for patience as 'temporary' boil water notice is lifted after seven years
# Tipperary
# Tipperary

Community thanked for patience as 'temporary' boil water notice is lifted after seven years

Nov 7th 2016, 2:45 PM 9,120 Views 28 Comments

Over 50 premises were affected in Burncourt, including a national school.

# e-coli - Monday 5 September, 2016

Child dies in Scotland after E.coli outbreak linked to blue cheese
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Child dies in Scotland after E.coli outbreak linked to blue cheese

Sep 5th 2016, 6:51 PM 19,459 Views 3 Comments

The strain also made 20 people ill.

# e-coli - Thursday 21 April, 2016

Irish discovery could help stop superbugs like MRSA
# IT Sligo
# IT Sligo

Irish discovery could help stop superbugs like MRSA

Apr 21st 2016, 9:28 PM 17,057 Views 10 Comments

The nanotechnology has a 99.9% kill rate.

# e-coli - Sunday 22 February, 2015

Some Irish areas have been on boiled water notice for over six years
# Kettles To Boyle
# Kettles To Boyle

Some Irish areas have been on boiled water notice for over six years

Feb 22nd 2015, 2:50 PM 13,325 Views 73 Comments

The EPA thinks Irish Water should act more quickly.

# e-coli - Friday 21 November, 2014

Is the water you're paying for good enough to drink? This water quality test can tell you...
# Water Supply
# Water Supply

Is the water you're paying for good enough to drink? This water quality test can tell you...

Nov 21st 2014, 7:15 AM 12,993 Views 58 Comments

The two Cork-based scientific organisations said there is a clear demand to ensure our water supply is safe.

# e-coli - Monday 10 November, 2014

Deadly bacteria normally found in toilets was discovered in the microwave of these students
# Grim
# Grim

Deadly bacteria normally found in toilets was discovered in the microwave of these students

Nov 10th 2014, 7:30 AM 25,696 Views 28 Comments

Meet Conor, Padraig, Brian and Paddy.

# e-coli - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Defence Forces test water supply amid claims Irish troops are at risk of E Coli
# Golan Heights
# Golan Heights

Defence Forces test water supply amid claims Irish troops are at risk of E Coli

Oct 28th 2014, 7:29 PM 8,572 Views 11 Comments

The troops are part of the UN peacekeeping mission in the Golan Heights.

# e-coli - 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 39,650 Views 27 Comments

Be careful out there.

# e-coli - Saturday 24 May, 2014

Yes, airplane seats are as disgusting as you feared
# Flying
# Flying

Yes, airplane seats are as disgusting as you feared

May 24th 2014, 8:45 AM 23,338 Views 37 Comments

Ugh.

# e-coli - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Swim ban at Cork beach due to high levels of E. Coli
# No Bathing
# No Bathing

Swim ban at Cork beach due to high levels of E. Coli

Jun 20th 2013, 9:18 AM 9,402 Views 23 Comments

There’s a ‘no bathing’ order at Fountainstown, while precautionary warnings have been issued for three other beaches.

# e-coli - Thursday 21 February, 2013

Cork crèche closes after toddler found with a ‘probable’ case of E. coli
# Cork
# Cork

Cork crèche closes after toddler found with a ‘probable’ case of E. coli

Feb 21st 2013, 11:55 AM 12,501 Views 20 Comments

The crèche is closed as a precaution to prevent the spread of the infection.

# e-coli - Saturday 20 October, 2012

The Evening Fix... now with added 90s TV stars
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added 90s TV stars

Oct 20th 2012, 8:14 PM 21,763 Views 6 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

At least 49 cases of E.coli after outbreak at Belfast restaurant
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

At least 49 cases of E.coli after outbreak at Belfast restaurant

Oct 20th 2012, 6:09 PM 9,410 Views 15 Comments

Northern Ireland’s Public Health Agency says over 200 people may have contracted the bug from Flicks restaurant.

# e-coli - 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 3,579 Views 11 Comments

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

# e-coli - 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 3,754 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.

# e-coli - 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 3,151 Views 11 Comments

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

# e-coli - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

Possible contamination leads to water restrictions in Tipperary
# Contaminated
# Contaminated

Possible contamination leads to water restrictions in Tipperary

Aug 15th 2012, 9:27 AM 3,071 Views 13 Comments

Residents of Clonmel have been issued with a boil notice, while certain restrictions are still in place across Dublin as well.

# e-coli - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

Dublin water restrictions still in place to 'protect public health'
# Dublin Water
# Dublin Water

Dublin water restrictions still in place to 'protect public health'

Aug 14th 2012, 9:31 AM 2,548 Views 8 Comments

And read why one local resident in the Clontarf area is hoping for a particularly speedy resolution…

# e-coli - Thursday 9 August, 2012

Dublin water disruption: Tests show 'improvement' in supply
# Water
# Water

Dublin water disruption: Tests show 'improvement' in supply

Aug 9th 2012, 8:10 AM 2,081 Views 4 Comments

Authorities have released further information on the contamination of water in Clontarf.

# e-coli - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

# e-coli - 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 4,315 Views 12 Comments

The Blue Flags have been restored at Lahinch and Kilkee.

# e-coli - Friday 20 July, 2012

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

The Evening Fix: Friday

Jul 20th 2012, 7:51 PM 5,859 Views 1 Comment

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

E-coli traces found in bathing water at three Clare holiday resorts
# Public Safety
# Public Safety

E-coli traces found in bathing water at three Clare holiday resorts

Jul 20th 2012, 7:30 PM 8,036 Views 22 Comments

The beaches at Lahinch, Kilkee and Spanish Point have all been closed after traces of the bacteria were found.

# e-coli - Friday 30 March, 2012

Dirty dishcloths: E.coli found on more than a quarter of household cloths
# Dish The Dirt
# Dish The Dirt

Dirty dishcloths: E.coli found on more than a quarter of household cloths

Mar 30th 2012, 5:35 PM 4,295 Views 12 Comments

Ewww….

# e-coli - Friday 16 December, 2011

Poll: Do you buy bottled water?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Do you buy bottled water?

Dec 16th 2011, 10:05 AM 5,809 Views 76 Comments

In light of a new survey on the safety of bottled water, we ask: Do you buy bottled water? Do you think it is convenient… or a waste of money?

Bottled water 'safer' - but industry still needs improvement
# Bottled Water
# Bottled Water

Bottled water 'safer' - but industry still needs improvement

Dec 16th 2011, 7:30 AM 3,679 Views 26 Comments

Microbiological tests of bottled water shows that standards have improved in the past number of years – however, two per cent of samples are still classed as “unsafe”.

# e-coli - Saturday 12 November, 2011

Irish cheese tests positive for E.coli in South Africa
# E-coli
# E-coli

Irish cheese tests positive for E.coli in South Africa

Nov 12th 2011, 9:30 AM 1,322 Views 18 Comments

A sample of Irish cheese tested positive for the bug in South Africa – prompting calls for an embargo on Irish dairy imports.

# e-coli - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

E-coli outbreak forces closure of Limerick creche
# E-coli
# E-coli

E-coli outbreak forces closure of Limerick creche

Oct 18th 2011, 1:47 PM 861 Views 1 Comment

The HSE said it hoped the childminding facility could reopen soon.

# e-coli - Saturday 10 September, 2011

In focus: War of words over plan to ban ‘raw milk’
# Raw Milk
# Raw Milk

In focus: War of words over plan to ban ‘raw milk’

Sep 10th 2011, 9:15 AM 793 Views 24 Comments

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland believes banning the sale of unpasteurised milk makes sense – but not everyone agrees.

# e-coli - Tuesday 5 July, 2011

Dangerous e.coli seeds still on sale

Dangerous e.coli seeds still on sale

Jul 5th 2011, 2:07 PM 402 Views 2 Comments

Officials are warning people not to grow or eat their own sprouts as infected seeds are thought to still be in circulation.

# e-coli - Saturday 2 July, 2011

France records first E.coli death since recent outbreak

France records first E.coli death since recent outbreak

Jul 2nd 2011, 11:08 AM 412 Views 0 Comments

Latest E.coli outbreak blamed for death of a 78-year-old woman earlier this morning.

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