Advertisement
Swimming Bans Still In Place A...

News

Swimming Bans Still In Place At Three Popular Beaches

Michael Staines
Michael Staines

11:08 10 Jun 2019


Share this article


Swimming bans remain in place at three popular swimming spots in the city this morning.

It comes after an overflow at the Ringsend water treatment plant sent sewerage flowing into Dublin Bay last week.

The bans were lifted at all beaches in the Dún Laoghaire/Rathdown area last night after tests found the water quality had returned to normal.

Swimming A red flag flies over Dollymount strand, 07-06-2019. Image: Sam Boal/RollingNews

It affected a number of popular swimming spots including Seapoint, Killiney, Sandycove and the Forty Foot.

The ban was originally expected to remain in place for seven days.

Dublin City Council has said it will decide whether to lift the bans at Dollymount, Sandymount and Merrion strands later today.


Share this article


Read more about

Dollymount Irish Water Merrion Sandymount Sewerage Swimming Ban

You might like

Live: Title

Description

Added to queue
Removed from queue

On Air

Share

Share

Next up on queue

Title
Description
Duration

There are currently no podcasts in the queue

Go to podcasts

On Air

The Sound of the City with And...

The Sound of the City with Andy Clarke

12:00-16:00

Share

Up next

The Sound of the City with Kar...

The Sound of the City with Karl Dawson

16:00-19:00

Share

98FM Throwback Anthems with Ba...

98FM Throwback Anthems with Barry Dunne

19:00-22:00

Share

98FM Dance

98FM Dance

22:00-00:00

Share

The Sound of the City at Night

The Sound of the City at Night

00:00-06:00

Share

The Sound of the City with Bre...

The Sound of the City with Brendan Roache

06:00-09:00

Share

Sunday Social

Sunday Social

09:00-12:00

Share

The Sound of the City with And...

The Sound of the City with Andy Clarke

12:00-16:00

Share

00:00:00 / 00:00:00

Share on