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Sandycove Beach earlier this week

Earlier this week Dún Laoighaire-Rathdown County Council issued a swimming ban at Seapoint, Sandycove and Forty Foot beaches following an overflow from wastewater treatment plants in in Dublin Bay.

Dublin City Council issued a similar swimming ban for Dollymount Strand following an overflow from the treatment plant in Ringsend.

Further to this..

Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Council tweetz:

Beaches update! Testing results show Seapoint & Forty Foot bathing areas safe for swimming.

Sandycove Beach sample showed elevated levels of e.coli /enterocci & will remain closed pending additional results due Friday

Fresh water test results are also expected to be returned for Dollymount today.

Meanwhile, on Tuesday:

Previously: Meanwhile In Sandycove

Pic: Flossieandthebeachcleaners 


This morning, 6.30

Sandycove, County Dublin

Jared Huet writes;

Stay out of the water….

Swimming ban at Dublin beaches following Ringsend overflow (RTÉ)


This morning.

Seapoint, County Dublin.



flossieandthebeachcleaners tweetz:

Sandycove this morning…fancy a dip, even the jellyfish have changed colour 🤢💩@dlrcc @EPAIreland @CormacDevlin

This afternoon.

Sandycove, County Dublin.

Safety notice following a massive plastic spill at the Forty Foot bathing area and and Sandycove beach. Works by building contractors SIAC/Mantovani Group at the Dun Laoghaire Baths project have left plastic strips used in the concrete setting works washed up along the coastline.

Sam Boal/RollingNews