Bathing water quality for beaches and lakes in Ireland

The list below shows all 148 locations in Ireland that are identified bathing waters and will be monitored for bathing water quality during the 2023 summer bathing season, which runs from 1 June to 15 September.

On the page for each beach, you can see information on bathing water quality, weather, tides, facilities and accessibility including availability of beach wheelchairs.

You can also view all of these on a map:

Beach nameCountyLink
Ballyallia Lake, EnnisClare Co Co
BallycuggeranClare Co Co
BishopsquarterClare Co Co
Cappagh Pier, KilrushClare Co Co
CarrigaholtClare Co Co
FanoreClare Co Co
KilkeeClare Co Co
LahinchClare Co Co
Mountshannon, Lough DergClare Co Co
QuiltyClare Co Co
Seafield, QuiltyClare Co Co
Spanish PointClare Co Co
White Strand, DoonbegClare Co Co
White Strand, Miltown MalbayClare Co Co
Barley CoveCork Co Co
CoolmaineCork Co Co
FountainstownCork Co Co
GarretstownCork Co Co
Garrylucas, White StrandCork Co Co
GarryvoeCork Co Co
Inchydoney East BeachCork Co Co
Inchydoney West BeachCork Co Co
Owenahincha, Little Island StrandCork Co Co
RedbarnCork Co Co
TragumnaCork Co Co
Warren, Cregane StrandCork Co Co
Youghal ClaycastleCork Co Co
Youghal Front Strand BeachCork Co Co
Forty Foot Bathing PlaceDLR Co Co
KillineyDLR Co Co
Sandycove BeachDLR Co Co
SeapointDLR Co Co
White Rock BeachDLR Co Co
Ballyhiernan, FanadDonegal Co Co
BundoranDonegal Co Co
CarrickfinnDonegal Co Co
CuldaffDonegal Co Co
DooeyDonegal Co Co
DowningsDonegal Co Co
DrumnatinnyDonegal Co Co
FintraDonegal Co Co
KillahoeyDonegal Co Co
Lady’s Bay, BuncranaDonegal Co Co
LisfannonDonegal Co Co
MagheraroartyDonegal Co Co
Marble HillDonegal Co Co
MurvaghDonegal Co Co
NaranDonegal Co Co
Portarthur, DerrybegDonegal Co Co
PortnablaghDonegal Co Co
PortsalonDonegal Co Co
RathmullanDonegal Co Co
RossnowlaghDonegal Co Co
StrooveDonegal Co Co
Dollymount StrandDublin City Co
Sandymount StrandDublin City Co
Balbriggan, Front Strand BeachFingal Co Co
Claremont BeachFingal Co Co
Donabate, Balcarrick BeachFingal Co Co
Loughshinny BeachFingal Co Co
Portmarnock, Velvet Strand BeachFingal Co Co
Portrane, the Brook BeachFingal Co Co
Rush North BeachFingal Co Co
Rush, South BeachFingal Co Co
Skerries, South BeachFingal Co Co
Sutton, Burrow BeachFingal Co Co
Ballyloughane BeachGalway City Co
Grattan Road BeachGalway City Co
Salthill BeachGalway City Co
Silverstrand BeachGalway City Co
Aillebrack/Silverhill BeachGalway Co Co
An Trá Mór, Coill Rua, IndreabhánGalway Co Co
Bathing Place at PortumnaGalway Co Co
Céibh an SpidéilGalway Co Co
Cill Mhuirbhigh, Inis MórGalway Co Co
Goirtín, Cloch na RónGalway Co Co
Loughrea LakeGalway Co Co
Trá an Dóilín, An Ceathrú RuaGalway Co Co
Trá Chaladh Fínis, Carna Galway Co Co
Trá Inis Oírr (Main Beach)Galway Co Co
Trá na bhForbacha, Na ForbachaGalway Co Co
Trá na mBan, An SpidéalGalway Co Co
Traught, KinvaraGalway Co Co
Baile an Sceilg (Ballinskelligs)Kerry Co Co
Ballybunnion NorthKerry Co Co
Ballybunnion SouthKerry Co Co
BallyheigueKerry Co Co
Banna StrandKerry Co Co
CastlegregoryKerry Co Co
Cúas CromKerry Co Co
Doire Fhíonáin (Derrynane)Kerry Co Co
FenitKerry Co Co
Fionntrá (Ventry)Kerry Co Co
InchKerry Co Co
KellsKerry Co Co
MaharabegKerry Co Co
Rossbeigh, White StrandKerry Co Co
Trá na hUíne (Inny Strand, Waterville)Kerry Co Co
White Strand, CaherciveenKerry Co Co
Keeldra LoughLeitrim Co Co
ClogherheadLouth Co Co
Port, LurganboyLouth Co Co
SeapointLouth Co Co
Shelling Hill/TempletownLouth Co Co
Bertra Beach, MurriskMayo Co Co
Carrowmore Beach, LouisburghMayo Co Co
Carrowniskey, LouisburghMayo Co Co
Clare Island, LouisburghMayo Co Co
Dooega Beach, Achill IslandMayo Co Co
Dugort Beach, Achill IslandMayo Co Co
Elly Bay, BelmulletMayo Co Co
Golden Strand, Achill IslandMayo Co Co
Keel Beach, Achill IslandMayo Co Co
Keem Beach, Achill IslandMayo Co Co
Mullaghroe Beach, BelmulletMayo Co Co
Mulranny BeachMayo Co Co
Old Head Beach, LouisburghMayo Co Co
Rinroe Beach, CarrowtigueMayo Co Co
Ross Beach, KillalaMayo Co Co
Laytown/BettystownMeath Co Co
Dunmoran BeachSligo Co Co
Enniscrone BeachSligo Co Co
Mullaghmore BeachSligo Co Co
Rosses Point BeachSligo Co Co
Streedagh BeachSligo Co Co
Ardmore BeachWaterford City & Co Co
Bunmahon BeachWaterford City & Co Co
Clonea BeachWaterford City & Co Co
Counsellors’ Strand, Dunmore EastWaterford City & Co Co
Dunmore Strand, Dunmore EastWaterford City & Co Co
Tramore BeachWaterford City & Co Co
Lilliput, Lough EnnellWestmeath Co Co
Portnashangan, Lough OwelWestmeath Co Co
The Cut, Lough LeneWestmeath Co Co
BallineskerWexford Co Co
Ballymoney, North BeachWexford Co Co
CarneWexford Co Co
Courtown, North BeachWexford Co Co
CurracloeWexford Co Co
DuncannonWexford Co Co
MorriscastleWexford Co Co
Rosslare StrandWexford Co Co
Bray South PromenadeWicklow Co Co
Brittas Bay NorthWicklow Co Co
Brittas Bay SouthWicklow Co Co
CloggaWicklow Co Co
Greystones SouthWicklow Co Co
Silver StrandWicklow Co Co
All monitored bathing waters on for the 2023 bathing season.