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Bathing water quality poor at five popular Dublin beaches

May 16th, 2018 Irish swimmers are being urged to avoid swimming at five Dublin beaches this summer as they fail to meet minimum EU bathing water quality standards. As temperatures increase and bathing season approaches, seven beaches in the country have failed to meet minimum …

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Bantry Bay kelp harvesting project stalled by judicial review

May 9th, 2018 An individual involved with a Cork-based citizens’ group has secured a judicial review into the granting of a licence for large-scale kelp harvesting in Bantry Bay. The Protect Our Native Kelp Forest group has been protesting against a controversial planning decision that …