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Monday 30 January 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# Sandymount

Last year
2022
Temporary swim ban enacted for Dollymount and Sandymount Strands
The ban will be in place until further notice.
All time
# Strand Road
Dublin City Council to appeal High Court's rejection of Sandymount cycle path plans
The High Court last month upheld a legal challenge against a trial of the cycleway.
# Strand Road
High Court upholds challenge against cycle path trial in Sandymount
The trial would see the provision of a two-way separated cycle track along the Strand Road.
# Sandymount
Part of Sandymount Village to be pedestrianised for July and August
Dublin City Council has announced the eastern side of the village will be pedestrianised on a 24 hour basis in the two summer months.
# Sandymount
Woman missing from Dublin found safe and well
Gardaí thanked the public and the media for its assistance.
# An Bord Pleanála
Permission granted for two new schools in Sandymount despite local opposition
An Bord Pleanála rejected appeals by half a dozen parties against the decision of Dublin City Council to grant planning permission.
# Sandymount
'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.
# Ringsend
Swimming at eight Dublin beaches banned after spill at wastewater plant
‘The overflow is diluted, partially treated wastewater,’ a spokesperson said.
# Property Prices
Here's the average price of a home in Sandymount in 2018
The figures from Daft.ie.
# neighbourhood guide
Your guide to Sandymount: Lush and leafy village with a little-known Beatles connection
Not too shabby for a former brickworks.
# Sandymount
'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.
# building and property
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
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
Woman in her 70s hospitalised after attempted robbery at Dublin bus stop
Gardaí in Irishtown are appealing for witnesses following the attempted robbery.
# stay off the beach
'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.
# Bathing Ban
Going for a dip this weekend? Avoid Dollymount and Sandymount
A temporary bathing ban came into place yesterday evening.
# rescue 116
While training last night, the Coast Guard was called to help tourists adrift near Sandymount beach
The two Finnish tourists were uninjured.
# daniel day
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.
# Property
Take 4: Homes for every budget
Here is our pick of properties from €250k up to €1 million.
# Sandymount
Enable Ireland employee ordered to remove images of children posted on Twitter
Caroline Sheehan did not appear in court.
# new to market
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.
# off the strand
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.
# Get Out
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.
# Remembering
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…
# not on the level
Delays on DART line as lorry crashes into level crossing
Repair work has been taking place on the track this evening.
# sunrise sunset
WATCH: Beautiful timelapse of Sandymount Strand in Dublin
There’s a lot to be said for a beautiful sky.
# Xtra-vision
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.
# High Tide
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.
# twitterati
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.
# sponsored post
5 properties to view in… Dublin 4
Sherry FitzGerald picks five homes you can see this weekend.
# Courts
Man apologises over 'road rage' death
The 30-year-old Dubliner pleaded guilty to manslaughter today over the 2010 attack.
# Heroics
TD hacksawed locks to get sandbags to locals
And gained a vote for Michael D Higgins in the process.
# Floods
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”.
# Dublin Floods
No keys to floodgates as water rose in Dublin suburb
The fire brigade were forced to use ropes to tie floodgates closed as the council was not immediately able to shut them.
# Bank Holiday
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.