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# sandymount - Saturday 12 October, 2019

'A kick to the stomach': Presbyterian Church elder dismissed over same-sex marriage

Smyrl and his partner of 20 years were married in a civil ceremony in Dublin last November.

# sandymount - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Swimming at eight Dublin beaches banned after spill at wastewater plant

‘The overflow is diluted, partially treated wastewater,’ a spokesperson said.

# sandymount - Thursday 13 December, 2018

Here's the average price of a home in Sandymount in 2018

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Your guide to Sandymount: Lush and leafy village with a little-known Beatles connection

Not too shabby for a former brickworks.

# sandymount - Thursday 6 December, 2018

'Significant delays' to Dart as lorry drives through barrier at level crossing

Irish Rail released CCTV footage from the Serpentine level crossing at Sandymount in south Dublin.

# sandymount - Thursday 31 May, 2018

As demand for housing soars, Maxol wants to turn a prime Dublin forecourt into apartments

The petrol station group plans to replace its Sandymount outlet with a five-storey residential block.

# sandymount - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Coast Guard helicopter rescues woman and her dog cut off by the tide

The changing tide left the woman and her dog stranded on a sandbank.

# sandymount - Saturday 11 November, 2017

Woman in her 70s hospitalised after attempted robbery at Dublin bus stop

Gardaí in Irishtown are appealing for witnesses following the attempted robbery.

# sandymount - Monday 12 June, 2017

'We know it rains in Ireland. It's just not on': Emergency motion on Sandymount bathing ban

A similar bathing ban has been lifted at Dollymount after raw sewage washed up on the beach.

# sandymount - Saturday 10 June, 2017

Going for a dip this weekend? Avoid Dollymount and Sandymount

A temporary bathing ban came into place yesterday evening.

# sandymount - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

# sandymount - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

The Luas effect: People pay more to live close (but not too close) to a tram stop

New stats underscore why Dublin estate agents are so keen on pointing out how near the local Luas or train station is.

# sandymount - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Take 4: Homes for every budget

Here is our pick of properties from €250k up to €1 million.

# sandymount - Thursday 5 November, 2015

Enable Ireland employee ordered to remove images of children posted on Twitter

Caroline Sheehan did not appear in court.

# sandymount - Thursday 24 September, 2015

A house with a view: this Dublin townhouse has a great location - and lots to see

We do like to be beside the seaside – especially in this gorgeous Sandymount townhouse.

# sandymount - Monday 3 August, 2015

Garda and Coast Guard choppers rescue stranded walkers (and dogs) off Sandymount

We’re told both dogs have “slept for the rest of the day” after all the excitement.

# sandymount - Thursday 9 July, 2015

South Dublin and Salthill water not fit for swimming

And not for the first time. The water at Sandymount and Merrion Strands has been temporarily deemed not fit for swimmers.

# sandymount - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

This haunting installation - using 556 baby vests - had people talking in Dublin today

In case you were wondering, here’s what it was all about…

# sandymount - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Delays on DART line as lorry crashes into level crossing

Repair work has been taking place on the track this evening.

# sandymount - Monday 9 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge WATCH: Beautiful timelapse of Sandymount Strand in Dublin Sunrise Sunset This post contains videos

WATCH: Beautiful timelapse of Sandymount Strand in Dublin

There’s a lot to be said for a beautiful sky.

# sandymount - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

Up to 54 jobs lost as nine Xtra-vision stores to close in Republic

There will also be 11 store closures in Northern Ireland, with a further 58 job losses.

# sandymount - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Flood defences put in place for high tide alerts tomorrow

The tide levels are expected to be “extremely high” tomorrow, leading to Dublin City Council closing flood gates and placing sandbags in some areas.

# sandymount - Sunday 11 November, 2012

From The42 Looking good, Sandyford! It's the sporting tweets of the week Twitterati This post contains images

Looking good, Sandyford! It's the sporting tweets of the week

This week, Richard Keys spots a Peter Crouch lookalike and Trevor Hogan photographs Dublin in all its splendour.

# sandymount - Friday 30 March, 2012

5 properties to view in… Dublin 4 Sponsored Post This post contains images

# sandymount - Monday 20 February, 2012

Man apologises over 'road rage' death

The 30-year-old Dubliner pleaded guilty to manslaughter today over the 2010 attack.

# sandymount - Wednesday 26 October, 2011

TD hacksawed locks to get sandbags to locals

And gained a vote for Michael D Higgins in the process.

# sandymount - Tuesday 25 October, 2011

Dublin City Council 'not capable of handling emergencies' says TD

Eoghan Murphy has raised the council’s response to last night’s flooding in the Dáil, saying some aspects were “incompetent”.

No keys to floodgates as water rose in Dublin suburb Exclusive

The fire brigade were forced to use ropes to tie floodgates closed as the council was not immediately able to shut them.

# sandymount - Saturday 4 June, 2011

From The Daily Edge Poll: Which is Ireland's best beach? Bank Holiday This post contains a poll

Poll: Which is Ireland's best beach?

The weather’s good and it’s a long weekend, so we want you to choose Ireland’s best sandy sun spot.