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IrelandCouncil issue warning after giant jellyfish spotted on south Dublin beach

19:05  13 june  2019
19:05  13 june  2019 Source:   dublinlive.ie

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Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown council issues warning after sighting of lion’s mane jellyfish . Thu, Jul 13, 2017, 15:17 Updated: Thu, Jul 13, 2017, 15:25. Bathers have been advised to avoid swimming in the water at Sandycove in south Dublin after a dangerous jellyfish was spotted in the area.

The Lions Mane jellyfish has been spotted in the water at Seapoint and further out in Dublin Bay. A statement on the Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council website Earlier this week, Irish Water Safety issued a warning about Lions Mane jellyfish around the Ard an Rátha area of Co Donegal.

Council issue warning after giant jellyfish spotted on south Dublin beach © Catalyst Images Lion's Mane Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council has issued a warning to bathers after giant jellyfish were spotted on a south Dublin beach.

Warning signs have been erected on Sandycove beach after lion's mane jellyfish were spotted here and further into the bay this afternoon.

Council issue warning after giant jellyfish spotted on south Dublin beach © Provided by Reach Publishing Services Limited A lion's mane jellyfish Lion's mane are the largest known species of jellyfish and can deliver a sting even when washed up on water.

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A warning has been issued by Irish Water Safety who say that a sting from the Lion's Mane can be extremely painful and in some cases, can cause Speaking to JOE, a spokesperson for Irish Water Safety said: "These potentially dangerous jellyfish are likely to appear on more of our beaches in the

A CONCERNED mum has warned fellow beach -goers to be wary of dangerous Lion's Mane jellyfish after her dogs were And we told last month how they were spotted invading Prestwick beach Giant jellyfish that sting you even when DEAD with monstrous 6ft tentacles set to invade Scottish

Symptoms if stung include nausea, vomiting or respiratory distress.

Council issue warning after giant jellyfish spotted on south Dublin beach © Dan Kitwood/Getty Images Lion's Mane jellyfish

A council spokesman said: "Whilst bathing has not been prohibited, swimmers are advised to be proceed with caution.

"As an added precaution the life guard warning flags are on red and will remain in place till further notice.

"dlr Life Guards are actively keeping a vigilant eye on the water and bathers."

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Warning as dangerous giant Lion’s Mane jellyfish invade UK beaches . SWIMMERS have been told to beware after potentially dangerous lion’s mane jellyfish were found swimming off the coast. The summer heatwave is being blamed for the alarming appearance of the large stingers off Walney

The beach at Sandycove is home to something of a Dublin institution, the 40 Foot. Once an exclusive gentleman’s retreat, this now-unisex spot is Postcard-worthy Skerries is home to the glorious South Beach , a serene two-and-a-half kilometre stretch. Just a two-minute walk from the bustling town

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