Ballymoney has two sandy beaches. The south beach is the smaller and comprises sand and stones, whilst the north beach is a long stretch of sandy beach. Both beaches have Read more [...]
Nearest Blue Flag Beaches Ireland
Blue Flag beaches in Ireland, the Blue Flag award is a prestigious, international award scheme that aims to provide an assurance to tourists that a beach has met a minimum standard. To collect a Blue Flag any UK and Ireland beach must achieve the highest quality of water, facilities, safety, environmental education and management.
Below we list the current Ireland beaches holding the Blue Flag award.
Keem beach is small sandy beach sheltered by the cliffs.
Bray Beach is a mix of pebbles and sand backed by grass areas and a promenade.
The beach is at the sea-front of Lahinch town and is one of the best beaches in the west of Ireland. Sand is firm with no hidden dangers in the Read more [...]
Murvagh beach, a special area of conservation with its sandy beach and dunes, a sheltered and peaceful beach,
Coral Strand (or Tra an Doilin) beach is a very special small beach. The beach is made up of coralline algae known as maerl, making this biogenic gravel beach very Read more [...]
Mullaghroe beachis a sandy beach backed by dunes and salt marshes. The bay is an area of scientific interest and popular with bird watchers.
Downings Beach is a large bay with rocky shingle and sandy beach backed by some dunes. The beach is popular for swimming, kayaking, boating, windsurfing, sailing, bodyboarding and surfing. Facilities Read more [...]
Silverstrand is a sandy beach. The beach is popular with families as it has a gentle slope into the sea. Facing Galway with good views into Galway bay.
Ballybunion South is the larger of the two Ballybunion beaches. A long sandy beach beacked by dunes and a golf course.
Ballinskelligs beach is a sandy beach designated a Natural heritage area. The beach has the 16th century two storey unvaulted MacCarthy tower overlooking the Ballinskelligs Bay.
Naran beach is a large sandy beach backed by sand dunes.