Helena Murray

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Sinead Delaney of Phoenix swimming club celebrates after winning the 100th Liffey Swim women’s race,. Photograph: Dave Meehan

A 15-year-old boy and a 38-year-old garda, both from Co Meath, were the winners of this year’s Liffey Swim. Teenager Mark Hanley, who is a membe(...)

 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 (...)

People at increased risk of getting measles are those who are not fully vaccinated with two doses of MMR vaccine or have not had measles in the past. Photograph: David Jones/PA Wire

Four new cases of measles have been identified by health authorities following an alert last month over two incidents. The recent cases were detected(...)

People are being encouraged to get the MMR vaccine. Photograph:  David Jones/PA Wire

The Health Service Executive has urged people to be vigilant about measles after two people who were infectious attended four different hospitals earl(...)