Kerry retains its 13 blue flag beaches

8 Jun
The beach in Ballybunion in Kerry of Ireland. ...

The beach in Ballybunion in Kerry of Ireland. Very beautiful place. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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:

  • Derrynane
  • Ballinskelligs
  • White Strand
  • Kells
  • Rossbeigh
  • Inch
  • Ventry
  • Fenit
  • Maherabeg
  • Banna
  • Ballyheigue
  • Ballybunion North
  • Ballybunion South.

Kerry, Donegal and Mayo have the most blue flag beaches in the country at 13 each.

One Response to “Kerry retains its 13 blue flag beaches”

  1. Liam Barry June 8, 2012 at 11:39 #

    Very informative site about the Kerry region. This is where I like to go when every I can, so much to do any see.

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