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#Blue Flag

# blue-flag - Yesterday’s News

Did your local beach get a Blue Flag this year? The 2022 list has been announced
# Blue Flag Beaches
# Blue Flag Beaches

Did your local beach get a Blue Flag this year? The 2022 list has been announced

Fri 12:00 PM 27,585 Views 17 Comments

A record-breaking number of beaches received the award this year.

# blue-flag - Tuesday 25 May, 2021

Did your local beach get a Blue Flag this year? The 2021 list has been announced
# Blue Flag
# Blue Flag

Did your local beach get a Blue Flag this year? The 2021 list has been announced

May 25th 2021, 12:09 PM 68,915 Views 16 Comments

The counties with the most Blue Flags this year are Donegal and Kerry.

# blue-flag - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

Did your local beach get a Blue Flag this year? The list has been announced
# Blue Flag
# Blue Flag

Did your local beach get a Blue Flag this year? The list has been announced

Jun 9th 2020, 11:35 AM 73,887 Views 24 Comments

Donegal had the most Blue Flags this year.

# blue-flag - Monday 20 May, 2019

Here's the map of Irish Blue Flag beaches for 2019
# Swim Time
# Swim Time

Here's the map of Irish Blue Flag beaches for 2019

May 20th 2019, 4:24 PM 52,167 Views 13 Comments

A total of 88 swimming spots received the accolade this year.

# blue-flag - Thursday 26 May, 2016

Did your local beach get a Blue Flag? Here's this year's full list
# Summertime
# Summertime

Did your local beach get a Blue Flag? Here's this year's full list

May 26th 2016, 4:00 PM 42,299 Views 22 Comments

The overall number of flags awarded this year is down one – and four beaches have lost their awards since last year.

# blue-flag - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Has your local beach or bathing spot been given a Blue Flag this year?
# Water's Lovely
# Water's Lovely

Has your local beach or bathing spot been given a Blue Flag this year?

May 28th 2015, 2:47 PM 21,137 Views 20 Comments

The full list is here. Did your favourite bathing place make it?

# blue-flag - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Swim ban at Killiney and White Rock beaches due to high levels of E. Coli
# No Bathing
# No Bathing

Swim ban at Killiney and White Rock beaches due to high levels of E. Coli

Jul 16th 2014, 9:12 PM 19,007 Views 34 Comments

The Blue Flag is being removed from Killiney pending the outcome of an investigation.

# blue-flag - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

Cork beaches remain closed as technical difficulty delays E.coli test results
# Cork Beaches
# Cork Beaches

Cork beaches remain closed as technical difficulty delays E.coli test results

Aug 22nd 2012, 10:22 AM 3,184 Views 6 Comments

Water quality concerns sparked seven beach closures in Co Cork last week.

# blue-flag - Monday 20 August, 2012

Further tests due on waters from Cork E.coli beaches
# E.coli
# E.coli

Further tests due on waters from Cork E.coli beaches

Aug 20th 2012, 9:46 AM 3,156 Views 11 Comments

Seven beaches were declared unsafe for swimming over the weekend over concerns about E.coli levels.

# blue-flag - Thursday 9 June, 2011

Life's a beach: Blue Flag status awarded to eight more than in 2010
# Beaches
# Beaches

Life's a beach: Blue Flag status awarded to eight more than in 2010

Jun 9th 2011, 2:27 PM 1,405 Views 5 Comments

82 Irish beaches and two marinas are given Blue Flag status, the highest in years – but there are a few notable absentees.