Advertisement

News

93 Blue Flags Awarded To Beaches And Marinas This Year

A record 93 Blue Flags have been awarded this year, an increase of two on the previous year. The cou...
Kim Buckley
Kim Buckley

12:26 PM - 25 May 2021



93 Blue Flags Awarded To Beach...

News

93 Blue Flags Awarded To Beaches And Marinas This Year

Kim Buckley
Kim Buckley

12:26 PM - 25 May 2021



A record 93 Blue Flags have been awarded this year, an increase of two on the previous year.

The counties with the most Blue Flags are Donegal and Kerry with 14 each.

Blue Flags are given out to beaches and marinas with good water quality while Green Coast awards are for environmental protection.

This year 93 Blue Flags and 63 Green Coast awards have been presented.

Inchydoney east beach in Cork has received a Blue Flag for the first time, while Warren in Cork, Killiney in Dublin and Golden strand in Mayo regained their clean status this year.

Two beaches have not retained blue flags - Ballymoney North beach in Wexford and Bertra in Mayo.

6 beaches have received both Blue Flag and Green Coast awards.

They are Portmarnock in Dublin, Salthill and Silver Strand in Galway; Ballinskelligs in Kerry, Inchydoney East Beach in Cork, and Rosses Point in Sligo.

while Kerry and Donegal have the most blue flags, cork has the most awarded sites at 25 - 10 Blue Flag beaches, 2 marinas, and 13 Green Coast Awards.



Read more about

Beaches Blue Flag Green Coast Award Marinas

You might like

Live: Title

Now playing

00:00:00 / 00:00:00
Added to queue
Removed from queue

On Air

Share

Share

Up next

Episode title
Show
Duration

You currently have no podcasts in your queue.

Go to podcasts

On Air

Overnight

Overnight

12 AM-5 AM

Share

Up next

Early Breakfast

Early Breakfast

5 AM-7 AM

Share

The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show

The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show

7 AM-9 AM

Share

Dermot & Dave

Dermot & Dave

9 AM-12 PM

Share

Mairead Ronan

Mairead Ronan

12 PM-2 PM

Share

Fergal D'Arcy

Fergal D'Arcy

2 PM-4:30 PM

Share

The Last Word with Matt Cooper

The Last Word with Matt Cooper

4:30 PM-7 PM

Share

Pamela Joyce

Pamela Joyce

7 PM-10 PM

Share

Ed Smith

Ed Smith

10 PM-12 AM

Share

Overnight

Overnight

12 AM-5 AM

Share

00:00:00 / 00:00:00

Share on