The Blue Flag 

'The Blue Flag is a voluntary eco-label awarded to over 3450 beaches and marinas in 41 countries around the world. The Blue Flag Programme is owned and run by the independent non-profit organisation Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE).

The Blue Flag works towards sustainable development at Beaches / Marinas through strict criteria dealing with water quality, environmental education and information, environmental management, and safety and other services.'

Source: The Blue Flag Programme


Blue Flags awarded in Clare in 2021:

  • Ballycuggeran, Killaloe
  • Cappa pier, Kilrush
  • Fanore
  • Kilkee
  • Lahinch
  • Mountshannon
  • Spanish Point
  • White Strand, Doonbeg
  • White Strand, Miltown Malbay

 Green Coast Award beaches 2021:

  • Seafield
  • Bishop's Quarter
  • Ballyalla Lake, Ennis

Carrigaholt Beach



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