Dugort Beach is a small sandy beach located on Achill Island. The area around the beach is within a Special Conservation Area and consists of low-lying flat grassland or machair.
Blue Flag beaches in Mayo, 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 Mayo beaches holding the Blue Flag award.
Mullaghroe beachis a sandy beach backed by dunes and salt marshes. The bay is an area of scientific interest and popular with bird watchers.
Mulranny beach is a South facing sandy beach. You have some large stones at the shoreline as a sea defence. Backing onto the beach is a saltwater marsh with plenty Read more [...]
Ross beach is a sandy beach within Killala Bay. Killala Bay is an estuary with mudflats lining the sides of the channel with enables some good bird watching. The nearby Read more [...]
Golden Strand beach is a sandy beach just to the east of Dugort. The beach here is backed by dunes and grass
Trawmore Strand (also known as Keel beach) is a 4km sandy beach with some shingle. This beach runs between the village of Keel and Dookinelly. You also have a great Read more [...]
Dooega beach is a south facing sandy beach in a protected bay. The beach does have some pebbles and rocks at the high water mark.
Clare Island beach is a small sandy beach right beside the harbour pier on the island.
Carrowmore beach is a sandy beach backed by some dunes. The beach sits between rocky outcrops and a quay.
Keem beach is small sandy beach sheltered by the cliffs.
Bertra beach is sand, rocks, and pebbles, an exposed shoreline with sand dunes.
Elly Bay beach is a sandy beach on the Mullet Peninsula which is an important ecological are and recommended for bird watching. The peninsula is narrow at this point and Read more [...]