Fingal Co Council criticised for using diggers to clean local beaches

Fingal Co Council criticised for using diggers to clean local beaches

Fingal County Council is being criticised for using mechanical diggers to clear up beaches in the area.

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Swimming ban lifted at five Dublin beaches

Swimming ban lifted at five Dublin beaches

The bans were lifted at all beaches in the Dún Laoghaire/Rathdown area last night after tests found the water quality had returned to normal.

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Prolonged sunshine contributes to over 100 'excellent' Irish beaches, EPA reports

Prolonged sunshine contributes to over 100 'excellent' Irish beaches, EPA reports

Ireland’s beaches and lakes benefitted from the scorching sunshine last summer, as record heat killed off bacteria and other harmful growths that can contaminate bathing waters.

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Lighting the way: New books looks at Ireland's lighthouses

Lighting the way: New books looks at Ireland's lighthouses

Kilkenny-based artist, Roger O’Reilly, shines the spotlight on the treasury of architectural gems that are Ireland’s lighthouses in his new book. Áilín Quinlan reports

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Clean Coasts group collect 200 tyres in 10 months

Clean Coasts group collect 200 tyres in 10 months

An environmental group says it has collected almost 200 tyres from a 1.2km stretch of coastline in the last 10 months.

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