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Wednesday 29 November 2023 Dublin: 1°C

# Blue Flag

This year
Did your local beach get a Blue Flag this year? The 2023 list has been announced
Three beaches in Mayo have been added to the list of beaches who were awarded a Blue Flag for the 2023 bathing season.
Last year
Did your local beach get a Blue Flag this year? The 2022 list has been announced
A record-breaking number of beaches received the award this year.
All time
Did your local beach get a Blue Flag this year? The 2021 list has been announced
The counties with the most Blue Flags this year are Donegal and Kerry.
Did your local beach get a Blue Flag this year? The list has been announced
Donegal had the most Blue Flags this year.
Here's the map of Irish Blue Flag beaches for 2019
A total of 88 swimming spots received the accolade this year.
Did your local beach get a Blue Flag? Here's this year's full list
The overall number of flags awarded this year is down one – and four beaches have lost their awards since last year.
Has your local beach or bathing spot been given a Blue Flag this year?
The full list is here. Did your favourite bathing place make it?
Swim ban at Killiney and White Rock beaches due to high levels of E. Coli
The Blue Flag is being removed from Killiney pending the outcome of an investigation.
Cork beaches remain closed as technical difficulty delays E.coli test results
Water quality concerns sparked seven beach closures in Co Cork last week.
Further tests due on waters from Cork E.coli beaches
Seven beaches were declared unsafe for swimming over the weekend over concerns about E.coli levels.
Life's a beach: Blue Flag status awarded to eight more than in 2010
82 Irish beaches and two marinas are given Blue Flag status, the highest in years – but there are a few notable absentees.