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Tuesday 31 January 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Portmarnock

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# IBAL
Litter levels on the rise in beaches and harbours
The seafront in Bray was again praised, as was Dun Laoghaire, but Kinsale and Dingle deteriorated to ‘littered’ status.
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# Portmarnock
Sport Minister welcomes Portmarnock Golf Club decision to allow female members for first time
A total of 83.4% of members voted in favour of the change and 16.6% voted against it.
# DART Line violence
Policing patrols stepped up at North Dublin DART stations after series of incidents involving youths
Several social media videos show jumping on a car and a woman falling under a train after an approach by youths.
# Portmarnock
Man and woman found dead after house fire in Dublin
The blaze happened at a house in Portmarnock last night.
# Dublin
72-hour 'Do Not Swim' notice at The Velvet Strand in Portmarnock to be lifted
The notice was issued following a storm water overflow at the pumping station.
# do not swim
72-hour 'Do Not Swim' notice issued for The Velvet Strand in Portmarnock
Testing is taking place tomorrow and the results of the laboratory analysis will be available on Saturday.
# Dublin
Gardaí searching for a missing person have found a body
The search has been stood down.
Gardaí issue appeal after teenager stabbed near Portmarnock Beach last night
The incident took place at approximately 9.30pm.
# Dublin
Gardaí say missing couple have been located safe and well
Gardaí thanked the public for their assistance.
# relay theft
Gardaí probe boiler suit-wearing gang who use new technology to steal high-end cars
The men were captured on CCTV leaving a property in Portmarnock last month.
# greenway
Construction commences on new €2.5 million coastal cycling route in north Dublin
The route will link Baldoyle to Portmarnock along the Coast Road.
# portmarnock beach
Child (5) hospitalised after being swept out to sea on inflatable lilo
Emergency services were alerted to the incident at Dublin’s Portmarnock Beach at 2.20pm.
# stationary
As Irish Rail increases Dart frequencies, fewer trains will stop at Portmarnock
One commuter said that the changes make their journey “almost unmanageable”.
# Delays
Rail services suspended between Malahide and Clongriffin after bus hits railway bridge
The bus hit a bridge at Portmarnock.
# fingal coastal way
A new €2.5 million coastal cycling route in north Dublin has been given the green light
The project will go out to tender now, and it is expected to take a year to construct.
# malahide castle
Post-concert Dart chaos as commuters 'pried open doors' and 'got down onto the tracks'
Delays were experienced as commuters travelled back from a Liam Gallagher concert at Malahide Castle.
# Courts
Woman awarded €10k in damages over allegation by Dunnes Stores that she failed to pay for bag of potatoes
The women has been awarded €10,000 in damages.
# Salmonella
Inquest hears mother of one died due to salmonella after First Communion function
After the incident the HSE said it became aware of more than 50 people who became ill.
# Courts
40-year-old man to be sentenced in May for harassment of Sharon Ní Bheoláin
Conor O’Hora also pleaded guilty to knowingly possessing child pornography at his home.
# Investigation
Men armed with gun, knife and wrench rob bookies in separate incidents
Gardaí are investigating both robberies.
# 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.
# Portmarnock
Ice-cream van to the rescue after transporting patient from Portmarnock beach
What a hero.
# Food standards
Pub kitchen at centre of salmonella probe among latest outlets closed over food safety
Seven closure orders and one prohibition order were served by the FSAI last month.
# Portmarnock
Man who punched and kicked victim in head over disputed taxi given community service
Adam McCarthy expressed “genuine remorse” in court over the attack which left Niall McHale unconscious.
# Portmarnock
Student who knocked man unconscious in taxi row to be sentenced next year
The 24-year-old man punched the victim and kicked him in the head when he fell to the ground.
# Portmarnock
Gardaí investigating fire which threatened petrol station
No arrests have been made.
# DJ
Dustin Johnson prepares for the Open by playing some of Ireland's best links courses
The world number two heads to Royal Troon as one of the favourites.
# Dublin
Gardaí renew appeal to find missing man Patrick Wright
He was last seen in Blanchardstown on Monday morning.
# swim away!
Swimming ban lifted at Portmarnock earlier than expected
It was expected to remain in place until at least Monday.
# RIP
Portmarnock sewer tragedy: Hundreds turn out for funeral of Alan Harris
Alan and his younger brother Stephen were overcome by fumes as they worked on a sewer in the north Dublin suburb on Wednesday.
# Tribute
"My heart has been shattered" - wife pays tribute to man who died in toxic fume accident
Alan Harris died when he was overcome by fumes while working in the Drumnigh Estate in Portmarnock.
# portmarnock deaths
Firefighter's 'mask slipped' as crew responded to toxic fumes emergency
One man – the owner of a drain-clearing company – was killed in the incident. His brother remains in hospital today.
# Fumes
Investigation under way after one man dies and a second injured in Portmarnock sewer pipe incident
It is believed the man was overcome by fumes.
# fore right
Ahead of this week's Irish Open, we've power ranked the best courses Ireland has to offer
From Portrush to Portmarnock and everything in-between, the Emerald Isle has a range of stunning courses.
# Done right
Last night's Room to Improve made the entire nation insanely jealous
The couple were LOVELY and the house turned out perfect. It was shocking.
# Prime Numbers
Portmarnock beach, Thomas Piketty, and butter coffee: The week in numbers
Plus: How many people in Ireland have a Skype account?
# Confiscated
Gardaí seized all this alcohol on Portmarnock beach yesterday
By 10am this morning, council cleanup crews had collected more than 200 bags of rubbish from the beach.
# Robbery
Staff injured as armed men hold up Dublin pharmacy
Staff were closing up the pharmacy when they were approached by two men armed with handguns.
# moyne road
Man killed after car hits wall in Baldoyle
The 30-year-old was fatally injured when his car hit a wall on a quiet road between the north Dublin suburb and Portmarnock.