Bathing Water Quality Results 2013

BATHING WATER QUALITY: background on standards, assessment and parameters analysed

The results of samples taken to date for 2013 bathing water season for each of 15 EU(European Union) identified beaches are displayed on this website (as submitted to An Taisce and EPA). This monitoring is conducted as per Bathing water Quality regulations 2008. Results for 2 other beaches which are not officially identified are also included

Of the 15 EU identified beaches 12 have been awarded Blue flag status for 2010. One beach has been awarded a  Green Coast award in Kerry i.e. Beal Bán. Further details on blue flag and greencoast awards can be found in An Taisce website

What beaches are monitored in Kerry?

Throughout the bathing water season up to 21 beaches are monitored in Kerry

EU identified  and Blue flag beaches:

Ballybunnion South








White Strand, Cahersiveen

Baile an Scelige(Ballinskelligs)

Doire Fhionnain(Derrynane)



EU identified  beaches only:


Inny strand, Waterville

Ballybunnion North

Green coast beaches(not officially designated)

Beal Bán


Non  designated  Beaches:


Specific information on each of beaches can be got by clicking on any of named beaches in home page.  

Designated and Blue Flag Beach Results 2013
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Non designated and Greencoast Beach Results 2013
(excel file) (Size: 161 KB)

General Information
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