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A no-swim notice was in place across the entire south Dublin coastline last week following a sewage overflow at the Ringsend wastewater treatment plant due to heavy rainfall.

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council has confirmed that the swimming ban placed on its beaches has been lifted. The council said on Sunday night wa(...)

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38 Dodderbank, Milltown, Dublin 6   Bright second-floor one-bedroom apartment in a low-density scheme built in 2001. Large livingroom leading to (...)

 Seapoint is one of the beaches affected by the Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council and Dublin City Council  warning to the public not to swim at a number of Dublin beaches because of a sewage leak at Ringsend wastewater treatment plant. Phototgraph:  Stephen Collins/Collins

Children under five should not play in sand at Dublin beaches where warnings not to swim are in place this weekend, a specialist in public health medi(...)

File image of Dollymount beach in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Warnings not to swim at a number of Dublin beaches should be obeyed as there is a “high risk of illness” if they are breached, a specialist in public (...)

The  Wastewater Treatment Works at Ringsend, Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Ringsend wastewater treatment plant serves the greater Dublin region and has a notorious reputation for not complying with environmental standards and(...)

‘They should really have a major, major sign when you come down here.’

Swimmers and dog-walkers were surprised not to see bigger signs and flags on Seapoint beach on Friday after a swimming ban for south Dublin’s coastlin(...)

Walkers on Sandymount Strand in March this year. File photograph: Alan Betson

Sewage overflows at Irish Water’s Ringsend water treatment plant happen around 15 times a year, but mostly in winter, the utility has said. The enti(...)

File image of Dollymount beach in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The entire south Dublin coastline has been put off limits to bathers following a sewage overflow at a wastewater treatment plant. Local authorities (...)

The site for the national children’s hospital in Dublin city centre. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Fallout from the row over the €1.7 billion bill for the national children’s hospital is slowing infrastructure spending and threatens Government devel(...)

A total of 1,500 premature deaths in Ireland are directly attributable each year to poor air quality. Photograph: Alan Betson

The high volume of traffic on Irish roads combined with the spread of polluted European air masses is creating a “major environmental health issue” in(...)

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