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Lion’s Mane Jellyfish Warning For Dublin Bay

14th July 2017
A lion’s mane jellyfish in Newfoundland, Canada A lion’s mane jellyfish in Newfoundland, Canada Photo: Derek Keats/Wikimedia

#Jellyfish - Swimmers have been warned away from Seapoint and Sandycove on the south shores of Dublin Bay after sightings of potentially dangerous lion’s mane jellyfish in the water.

Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council has put up warning signs in the relevant areas to advise the public on the large jellyfish, whose stings from hundreds of tentacles can cause anaphylactic shock — even many days after they have beached.

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