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Blue Flag flying once again in Lahinch as bathing notice lifted

The Blue Flag is flying over Lahinch Beach once again today as an advisory notice, placed on the popular North Clare tourism hotspot earlier this week, was lifted this morning. Following additional tests carried out on the water quality in Liscannor Bay, Clare County Council, acting in accordance to HSE advice, has lifted the advisory notice. Several notices were put in place on the Lahinch Prominade earlier this week, warning beach users about possible issues with the water quality. However, at no time was there a full swimming ban in place. This restriction was introduced after the results of routine bathing water samples showed elevated levels of bacteria in the water. Run-off from the catchment area of the Inagh River and Liscannor Bay, following exceptionally heavy rainfall in recent days, is one possible cause for the elevated levels of bacteria in the water. This is the latest in a series of advisory notices which have been put in place on …

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