Kerry has retained its 13 blue flag beaches this year. The awards were presented by Environment Minister Phil Hogan. Nationally, a record 87 beaches were awarded blue flags for achieving excellent water quality and very high standards in safety, environmental management and education. The Kerry beaches are:
- White Strand
- Ballybunion North
- Ballybunion South.
Kerry, Donegal and Mayo have the most blue flag beaches in the country at 13 each.
- Glenbeigh Beach Co Kerry Ireland (irelandblogger.com)