Beaches no-go areas for swimmers as raw sewage spews into sea

Fearghal O'Connor investigates the filthy problem threatening our coastline

17th June, 2016

The sun may be shining - but it has been a bad few weeks for Ireland’s beaches.

Despite the good weather, some of the best known sandy stretches in the country were closed to swimmers as overburdened wastewater systems spewed sewage into the sea.

The closures come despite major infrastructural improvements that have taken place in many areas in recent times.

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