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Dublin Bay Sailing and Boating News
#jellyfish – The CEO of Irish Water Safety, John leech is urging the public to use the Local Authority manned lifeguarded bathing places to ensure that they avoid being stung by two of the most venomous jellyfish that visit our waters. The Lions mane Jellyfish has been spotted in Sutton. The Lifeguards ensure your safety on our beaches and will be patrolling on their surf rescue boards and on the beaches to ensure that they do not pose a threat…
#dublinbay – A lighthouse perched on the Howth peninsula on the north shore of Dublin bay and one of the most well known lights for mariners entering the capital's waters has been captured by youtuber Sky Pixels Ireland. The three minute video captures beautiful sunny aerial scenes flying around the Baily Lighthouse, Howth, Co. Dublin, on the east coast of Ireland.
#PeterPearsonPhotos - Peter Pearson, historian, conservationist and artist has a photo exhibition currently running throughout the summer (until 31 August) in National Maritime Museum of Ireland, Dun Laoghaire, writes Jehan Ashmore. The photo exhibition held daily (11am-5pm) is held on the gallery floor of the restored former Mariner's Church on Haigh Terrace, close to the Royal Marine Hotel. Signed books of the artist are also available from the museum's gift and book shop. For further information, contact the museum or…
#KillineyMartello- The annual Summer of Heritage events programme organised by Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council (DLRCoCo) continues throughout the season, writes Jehan Ashmore. The programme which runs until Sunday 7 September, includes some new and exciting venues for this season for you to see, visit and learn from a series of guided walking tours and all for free! Among the new heritage site events is the restored Killiney Martello Tower (No.7) and Fortification on Tara Hill in Killiney, which is sited…
#FortyFoot - Just a few months after the swimming club at Dublin Bay's famous Forty Foot bathing spot lifted its ban on women members, The Irish Times looks back on the day 40 years ago when Sandycove was 'invaded' by a group of campaigning women. Renowned journalist Nell McCafferty was one of those who joined the so-called Dublin City Women's Invasion Force to highlight the sexism of their exclusion from the swimming spot made famous by James Joyce's Ulysses. “There…
#DublinBay - Following our previous story on the swimming ban at four South Dublin beaches due to high levels of E.coli and other bacteria in water samples earlier this week, Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council announced on its Twitter account this afternoon that it was lifting its prohibition notices from the beaches at White Rock in Dalkey and Killiney, with the latter also seeing its Blue Flag raised again. Results from tests at Sandymount were also clear, but as RTÉ News…
Thursday, 17 July 2014 10:23

Bathing Ban For South Dublin Beaches Over Water Quality Concerns

#DublinBay - Four bathing spots in South Dublin have been temporarily closed to swimmers after water tests indicated levels of bacteria above the minimum health standards. As TheJournal.ie reports, Killiney Beach will have its Blue Flag status suspended by Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council pending the investigation into the high levels of E.coli and Enterococci detected in water samples taken yesterday (16 July). The popular White Rock beach in nearby Dalkey has also been closed to bathers, while Dublin City Council…
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