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# portmarnock - Sunday 21 June, 2020

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.

# portmarnock - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

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.

# portmarnock - Monday 4 May, 2020

Gardaí searching for a missing person have found a body

The search has been stood down.

# portmarnock - Saturday 25 January, 2020

Gardaí issue appeal after teenager stabbed near Portmarnock Beach last night

The incident took place at approximately 9.30pm.

# portmarnock - Monday 16 December, 2019

Gardaí say missing couple have been located safe and well

Gardaí thanked the public for their assistance.

# portmarnock - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

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.

# portmarnock - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

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 - Monday 22 July, 2019

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.

# portmarnock - Sunday 2 September, 2018

As Irish Rail increases Dart frequencies, fewer trains will stop at Portmarnock

One commuter said that the changes make their journey “almost unmanageable”.

# portmarnock - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Rail services suspended between Malahide and Clongriffin after bus hits railway bridge

The bus hit a bridge at Portmarnock.

# portmarnock - Friday 27 July, 2018

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.

# portmarnock - Saturday 16 June, 2018

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.

# portmarnock - Thursday 31 May, 2018

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.

# portmarnock - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

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.

# portmarnock - Thursday 22 March, 2018

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.

# portmarnock - Monday 22 January, 2018

Men armed with gun, knife and wrench rob bookies in separate incidents

Gardaí are investigating both robberies.

# portmarnock - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Swimming ban at Sandymount Strand due to possible pollution

A special advisory notice has also been issued for Velvet Strand in Portmarnock.

# portmarnock - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

# portmarnock - Thursday 8 June, 2017

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 - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

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 - Thursday 17 November, 2016

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 - Sunday 31 July, 2016

Gardaí investigating fire which threatened petrol station

No arrests have been made.

# portmarnock - Sunday 10 July, 2016

From The42 Dustin Johnson prepares for the Open by playing some of Ireland's best links courses 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.

# portmarnock - Saturday 2 July, 2016

Gardaí renew appeal to find missing man Patrick Wright

He was last seen in Blanchardstown on Monday morning.

# portmarnock - Saturday 11 June, 2016

Swimming ban lifted at Portmarnock earlier than expected

It was expected to remain in place until at least Monday.

# portmarnock - Saturday 13 June, 2015

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.

# portmarnock - Friday 12 June, 2015

"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 - Thursday 11 June, 2015

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.

# portmarnock - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

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.

# portmarnock - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

From The42 Ahead of this week's Irish Open, we've power ranked the best courses Ireland has to offer 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.

# portmarnock - Monday 2 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Last night's Room to Improve made the entire nation insanely jealous 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.

# portmarnock - Saturday 21 June, 2014

Portmarnock beach, Thomas Piketty, and butter coffee: The week in numbers

Plus: How many people in Ireland have a Skype account?

# portmarnock - Thursday 19 June, 2014

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.

# portmarnock - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

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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.

# portmarnock - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

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.

# portmarnock - Sunday 28 July, 2013

From The42 Fiona Doyle taking fresh belief and form to World Championships Interview This post contains videos

Fiona Doyle taking fresh belief and form to World Championships

Winning World University Games silver has only just started to settle in as the Calgary-based swimmer lines up in Barcelona

# portmarnock - Monday 17 June, 2013

HSE: 'Creche breached child-adult ratio - we marked it compliant by accident'

An inspection report handed to parents whose children attend a Dublin creche identified breaches of child-adult ratios yet marked the facility compliant. The HSE said this was an “administrative error”.

# portmarnock - Saturday 8 June, 2013

Strong garda presence in Dublin after sun brings hundreds out for beach rave

Around 7,000 people were invited on Facebook to a party at Sutton Beach, north Dublin this evening.

# portmarnock - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

VIDEO: Baby porpoise rescued after becoming stranded on Dublin beach Fungie Beag This post contains videos

VIDEO: Baby porpoise rescued after becoming stranded on Dublin beach

The porpoise was taken back out into open water by a coast guard crew.

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