Daring beachgoers and dedicated nudists may face a few hurdles when going all natural because nudism and public nudity in Ireland are tricky subjects caught between outdated laws and often conservative social rules. To be blunt—public nudity is illegal in Ireland. Yet, Ireland's first official nudist beach, Hawk Cliff in Dalkey in County Dublin, was opened in and was met with mixed reactions. Signs were posted to inform the unaware that people may be there sans clothing. Several other secluded beaches have long been known as unofficial nudist retreats.
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Swimming pool stock image Image: GrimsbyTelegraph WS Get the biggest daily stories by email Subscribe Thank you for subscribingSee our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again laterInvalid Email Nudists have been using leisure centres across Ireland for private swims. The community has been welcomed in at least seven pools, the most recent being Coral Leisure in Co Monaghan.
Health News cheeky pool parties Nudists being welcomed to Irish leisure centres to use pools, saunas, steam rooms and even water slides as naturist community continues to grow Indoor private nude swim sessions are growing in popularity across the country Exclusive By Kieran Dineen, Public Affairs Correspondent 3rd April , 8: The latest new venue to rent out their facilities was Coral Leisure in Co Monaghan which allowed naturists to use its pool, sauna, steam room and even its water chute. Indoor private nude swim sessions are growing in popularity in Ireland Stock Image They used the venue last month and plan to do so again in April.