6.3 C
Ireland
Sunday, January 23, 2022

Public advised to avoid swimming at popular Dublin beach over high e-coli levels

High levels of e-coli have led authorities to urge the public from swimming at a popular beach in Dublin.

Dun Laoghaire Rathdown county council issued an advisory notice for Seapoint beach as a result of elevated e-coli levels.

-AD-

The advisory notice recommends that the public avoid swimming at the beach for five days.

According to the county council, samples were taken from all five of the area’s bathing spots on the 26th of July.

The results revealed that Seapoint had the highest levels of bacteria.

-AD-

The advisory notice was issued based on advice from the HSE, while further testing is to take place.

There are currently eight beaches across the country that have restrictions in place. The beaches are as follows:

  • Stradbally in Waterford
  • Seapoint in Dublin
  • Keeldra Lough in Leitrim
  • Clifden Beach in Galway
  • Cúas Crom in Kerry
  • Lilliput, Lough Ennell in Westmeath
  • Merrion Strad in Dublin
  • Balbriggan, Front Strand Beach in Dublin

POPULAR

Teachers’ unions call for traditional State Exams to take place amid criticism over ‘unhelpful’ speculation about hybrid model

The Association of Secondary Teachers in Ireland (ASTI) and the Teachers Union of Ireland (TUI) have called for State Exams to take...

Confrontation and massive consequences amongst warnings from US ahead of talks with Russia over Ukraine

United States Secretary of State Anthony Blinken has warned Russia that "confrontation and massive consequences" await if it continues with its aggression...

Jeffrey Donaldson says DUP on same page as Liz Truss over Northern Ireland Protocol as the UK Foreign Secretary threatens triggering Article 16

Leader of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) Jeffrey Donaldson has claimed UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss is on the same page in...

Mandatory vaccinations to be discussed by NPHET while legal and ethical paper is prepared by Department of Health

The National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) will be discussing mandatory vaccinations while the Department of Health prepares a legal and ethical...
Ireland
overcast clouds
6.3 ° C
6.8 °
5.8 °
88 %
2.5kmh
91 %
Sun
6 °
Mon
8 °
Tue
7 °
Wed
7 °
Thu
10 °