Beach Guide

2018 Bathing Water Quality

We’re lucky in Ireland to have some of the best and most beautiful beaches in the world. The EPA 2018 Bathing Water Report shows there have been improvements …

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Why sewage and humans shouldn’t mix

Untreated sewage discharges or even primary treatment pose a real risk to bather health. Many combined storm outfalls (CSOs) are unmarked and may trigger with no notification until …

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Beach pollution and other hazards

Almost three quarters of our main beaches were assessed by the EPA in 2016 to be of ‘Excellent’ quality. However, six beaches failed to meet the minimum required …

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