Blue Flag beaches in Galway, 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 Galway beaches holding the Blue Flag award.
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Find Galway Dog Friendly Beaches
Heading to the Galway coast with your dog and not sure if they are allowed on any beaches?
This Galway list of dog friendly beaches will help in planning your next trip to the beach, beaches for dogs near Galway
Our Galway dog friendly beach list currently has no Galway beaches listed where dogs are allowed with 3 beaches that have some dog restrictions, and there are no beaches on which a full dog ban is in operation.
Galway Beaches allowing dogs
We have no Galway beaches recorded that have no dog restrictions.
Galway Beaches that have dog restrictions
This list shows 3 Galway beaches allowing dogs but with some restrictions. These restrictions could be a time of day, restricted zones, dogs to be kept on a lead or only allowed out of season. Check our beach information page for details of the restrictions in place.
Galway Beaches that do not allow dogs
We have no Galway beaches recorded that do not allow dogs at any time.
Galway Beaches that we have NO dog restriction information
This list shows 12 Galway beaches where we have no information on dog restrictions.
- Salthill Beach, Galway area
- Tramor Coil Rua Beach, Spiddal
- Traught Beach, Kinvara
- Dogs Bay Beach, Connemara
- Glassillaun Beach, Connemara
- Gurteen Bay Beach, Connemara
- Inisheer Beach, Inisheer
- Lettergesh Beach, Connemara
- Loughrea Lake Beach, Loughrea
- Coral Strand Beach, Connemara
- Portumna Beach, Portumna
- Tra Mhor Beach, Indreabhan
If a Galway beach is not listed above then we have no information and you will have to check local beach information boards.
Note that we try to keep this dog beach information up to date but restrictions are set by local councils and occasionally we may miss a change.