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WATCH: Worrying footage shows kite-surfing on Portmarnock beach in Co Dublin during Storm Emma


This video shows a kite-surfer on Portmarnock beach in Co Dublin today during Storm Emma.

Gardaí are warning people not to go swimming after a woman had to be rescued from the sea in Dun Laoghaire this morning.

A garda spokesman told Independent.ie: “We are advising people not to go swimming as there are extremely high tides.”

Despite a Status Red snow-ice warning still being in place, some swimmers have ignored this.

People also defied a Status Red warning during Hurricane Ophelia, when videos and pictures emerged of people swimming in Salthill, Co Galway and at the 40-Foot in Dun Laoghaire.

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