Public warned about dangerous Lion’s Mane jellyfish at Sligo beaches

Co Sligo has an infestation of dangerous Lion’s Mane jellyfish and a number of people have needed hospital treatment after being stung by them.

Sligo County Council said the jellyfish have been spotted in Rosses Point beach and Enniscrone in recent weeks.

While a jellyfish measuring over a metre long was spotted this morning in Culleenamore.

The water safety development officer with the Council, Pete Murtagh has this advice for anyone who may come into contact with a jellyfish…..