Bathing Water Quality Results 2010

Throughout the bathing season (June 1 to Sept 15th) 21 beaches are monitored in Kerry . As far as bathing water quality is concerned the two critical parameters of interest are Escherichia coli(E Coli) and Intestinal Enterococci (IE) –all bacteriological parameters. Follow the hyperlinks below to view these results in graphical format. To view all results for each beach click on one of spreadsheets below:

EU Identified and Blue flag Beaches:
Ballybunnion North
Ballybunnion South
White Strand, Cahersiveen
Baile an Scelige(Ballinaskelligs)
Doire Fhionain(Derrynane)
Inch Strand

EU Identified Beaches only:
Inny strand, Waterville

Other Beaches monitored regularly:
Beal Bán
Traigh an Fhiona (wine strand)
Baile na nGall
Waterville town beach
White strand Caherdaniel

For further information on the different types of tests undertaken and the standards that are required please view our bathing water quality document

For a more in depth look at bathing water quality results please view our Excel spreadsheets.

Blue Flag and designated beach results 2010
(excel spreadsheet) (Size: 602 KB)

Non-designated beach results 2010
(Size: 237 KB)

Further information can  be found at









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