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Wednesday 29 November 2023 Dublin: 2°C

# swimming ban

Last year
Dog fouling emerges as main cause of swimming bans in Dublin last year
A new report shows all four notices issued by Dublin City Council last year were linked to dog fouling events.
All time
72-hour swimming ban in place at Balbriggan beach due to 'unacceptable levels of bacteria'
Swimming in the water may cause illness, Fingal County Council has warned.
'No swimming' notice issued for Co Wexford's Duncannon Beach
Wexford County Council said “recent spells of heavy rain may have been a contributing factor” to the poor water quality.
Poll: Have the recent bathing water issues put you off swimming at Irish beaches?
Swimming bans have been put in place at popular Dublin beaches twice in the last month.
Swimming ban extended at Loughshinny due to 'unacceptable levels of contamination'
The extended ban on swimming is likely to last at least 72 hours.
Swimming ban enforced on Dublin beaches as high levels of E Coli found
The council has urged the public not to swim in the water until Monday.
Island at centre of MH370 find is hounded by sharks
At least 18 people have been attacked and seven have been killed since 2011.
Swimming ban lifted at Sandymount Strand
Just in time for the hot weather.
Swimming ban continues at Sandymount Strand
Test results from the lab came back today – it wasn’t good news.