Blue Flag

A day at the seaside is hard to beat, but how do you know a seaside destination is right for you? Our blue flag tag shows articles that can help you search for and locate that seaside and beach location that meets the rigid Blue Flag award standard.

Blue Flag Awards

Blue Flag Awards

Although I personally love the remote beaches we have in the UK, lots do look for the family-friendly Blue Flag beaches. But do you understand what a beaches Blue Flag actually means? Beaches are awarded the Blue Flag for one season at a time based on compliance with strict criteria. If the criteria are not…

2020 Ireland Blue Flag Beach Awards
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2020 Ireland Blue Flag Beach Awards

2020 has seen Ireland have 80 International Blue Flag which is the same as last year and 60 National Green Coast Awards across Ireland’s beaches. Two beaches were initially awarded a Blue Flag but will not be flying them this summer. Due to lower than normal beach sand levels, Wexford County Council has withdrawn the Blue Flag awarded to Courtown beach for…