Bathing Water Quality Results 2011

Throughout the bathing season (June 1 to Sept 15th) 17 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:

Greencoast Award Beaches:
Beal Bán

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.

Designated and Blue Flag Beach Results 2011
(excel spreadsheet) (Size: 930 KB)

Non designated and Greencoast Beach Results 2011
(excel spreadsheet) (Size: 151 KB)

General Information
(Size: 49 KB)

Further information can  be found at

Kerry County Council, Co. Buildings, Rathass, Tralee

Phone: (066) 718 3500     Email:

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