Mountshannon is a small lakeside bathing area located on Lough Derg. This is a freshwater lake.
Blue Flag beaches in Clare, 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 Clare beaches holding the Blue Flag award.
Spanish Point beach is sandy and is one of the more popular surfing beaches in County Clare. Spanish point is named after the Spanish who died here in 1588, when Read more [...]
Ballycuggeran is a small beach backed by grass areas on Lough Derg which is one of the largest freshwater lakes in Ireland.
Whitestrand beach is a small sandy beach with a rocky shoreline.
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 [...]
Fanore beach is a sandy beach on the Atlantic coast of Ireland backed by large areas of sand dunes known as the “Rabbit Warren”, and at low tide, you have Read more [...]
Cappa beach a small rocky beach good for bird watching with a pier and a harbour.
Kilkee sandy beach with interesting cliff walks and pools on this sandy beach.
Whitestrand beach a sandy beach in an area of ecological importance and a special area of conversation.