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 Bathers enjoy the hot weather at Seapoint in Dublin on Thursday afternoon. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Apart from the blinking roadside sign telling everybody to exercise within 5km of their homes and keep 2 metres away from others, it could be any hot (...)

Merrion strand: the beach is the first in Ireland to face a permanent bathing ban.

Swimming is to be banned at Merrion strand in Dublin Bay because of persistent problems with bathing water quality – it is the first Irish beach to ha(...)

 Shiobhan Weston from Sandycove and Linda Harnden from Deansgrange swimming near the Forty Foot after the bathing area reopened on the first day of restrictions being eased. Photograph: Alan Betson

For a couple of shimmering, sun-kissed minutes at lunchtime on a warm May day in Sandycove it seemed almost as if everything was okay again. Children (...)

Jonathan Smith emerges from the water after his early morning swim in Blackrock.

“Bit more insulation since the lockdown anyway,” says Jonathan Smith, emerging with a smile from the open sea water at south Dublin Bay without any ha(...)

 Gardaí on patrol at Seapoint Park in  Dublin on Saturday. Photograph Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times.

The closure of popular swimming spots including Seapoint and the Forty Foot by Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council this weekend did not deter sun-wo(...)

Dublin bathing spots Seapoint, Sandycove and the Forty Foot have been closed to the public until further notice.  Photograph: Niamh Hooper.

The popular Dublin bathing spots at Seapoint, Sandycove and the Forty Foot have been closed to the public until further notice. Dún Laoghaire-Rathdo(...)

Irish Rail has announced a number of disruptions to its Easter services.  Photograph: Eric Luke

Irish Rail has announced a number of disruptions to its Easter services. Essential maintenance will be carried out on the Dublin to Sligo line as wel(...)

Conner Habib: 'Unpredictability is what makes Ireland feel that things are still run by people, not by algorithm.' Photograph: Crispin Rodwell/The Irish Times

Outside my house, when the thick black and white street cat harasses the robin at its nest, I try to love them both. The robin – different here than i(...)

Charlie Jermyn grew up in Sandycove, Co Dubliin and emigrated after finishing university.

I feel homesick for a place that isn’t my home - a statement that raises eyebrows each time I say it. It is strange to say one feels homesick for a pl(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and his partner Matt Barrett take part in the annual Christmas day swim at the Forty Foot bathing spot in Sandycove Dublin. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Thousands of people have taken part in Christmas Day swims with many raising money for charity. Ali Carroll, jumps in for a Christmas swim (...)

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