Blue Flag, Green Coast & Identified Bathing Waters

Blue Flag Beaches
County Kerry has 13 Blue Flag Beaches

Two marinas in Kerry also receive Blued Flags – Fenit Marina and Portmagee Seasonal Pontoon.

Green Coast Award Beaches
County Kerry has 4 Green Coast Award Beaches
Beal Bán

Identified Bathing Water
Identified Bathing Waters are beaches that are monitored, managed and assessed under the requirements of the 2008 Bathing Water Quality Regulations.
Includes all Blue Flag and Green Coast Beaches as well as the following beaches:-
Inny, Waterville
Cúas Crom

Bathing Water Quality

Special Protection Areas (SPA) are designated sites under the EU for the Conservation of Wild Birds
Special Areas of Conservation (SAC) are prime wildlife conservation areas.
For Information relating to SPAs and SPCs near any of our beaches, visit

Contact Us

Environment Dept,
Maine Street,
Co. Kerry
Tel: 066/7162000
Litter 1800/326228
Fax: (066) 7120663
E: [email protected]

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