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# on the beach
Barcelona score own goal and lose to relegation-threatened Real Valladolid
Andreas Christensen sent Valladolid on their way to a 3-1 win by heading into his own net in the second minute.
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# Pairings
McIlroy joined by Rahm and Leishmann for opening rounds of US Open
Graeme McDowell, meanwhile, returns to the scene of his 2010 major success when he touches down at Pebble Beach.
# on the beach
'Whoever is not fit will not travel. We only want players we can use during pre-season'
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has issued a warning to his players ahead of their pre-season tour of Australia, Singapore and China.
# kat and alfie
There was a 'memorial BBQ' on a beach in Redwater last night and Irish people weren't having it
# suns out huns out
14 photos of Ireland's beaches looking gorgeous in the sun yesterday
# Irish Summer
9 photos of Portmarnock beach looking absolutely tropical in the sun
# off the strand
Garda and Coast Guard choppers rescue stranded walkers (and dogs) off Sandymount
We’re told both dogs have “slept for the rest of the day” after all the excitement.
# Beaches
Looking for a great beach? Here are Ireland's top 10
Tripadvisor have ranked em all.
# Homeward Bound
The baby seal in Dublin Bay has made its way back to sea
A local photographer found the pup lying on a pipeline near Sutton.
# on the beach
Coast Guard warns swimmers against "literally jumping into the unknown"
There’s been a surge in the number of people heading to the country’s beaches and swimming spots in the last week.
# fancy a dip
Here are the best and worst bathing waters in Ireland
Thankfully, 90 per cent of Irish bathing waters are due to meet the ‘excellent’ or ‘good’ standards which will come into force from this year.
# on the beach
Irish beaches slightly less clean in 2012 than previous year
A new European report also shows that the weather led to ‘elevated bacterial populations’ on some beaches.