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Best Beach Ireland

Best Beaches Achill Island

Best Beaches Achill Island   The rugged wild windy coast of Mayo is remote, unspoilt and beautiful. A train from Dublin can take you directly to Westport or hire a car to drive all the way to Achill Island. Bike hire at Achill Island and Westport, including some Electric Bikes to cycle the Great Western Greenway. […]

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Best Beaches Mayo – the Wild Atlantic Way

Best Beaches Mayo – Wild Atlantic Way The rugged wild windy coast of North Mayo is remote, unspoilt and beautiful with a loop drive from Ballina or further along the north-west coast to the Mullet Peninsula or south-west towards Achill.  The area has few shops or facilities so if you plan to spend a day […]

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Best Beaches Ireland

Best Beaches of Wild Atlantic Way

11  Best Beaches of the Wild Atlantic Way Swim in every Blue Flag Beach in Ireland was the aim of one man in 2020. Blue Flag beaches in Ireland get the award from An Taisce and new lists come out annually in June. These beaches must have a very high standard of water quality safety, […]

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Best Beaches Galway

10 Best Beaches of Galway – Wild Atlantic Way

Best Beaches of the Wild Atlantic Way – Galway               All the beaches in Co Galway are on the Wild Atlantic Way including the area of Connemara, world-famous for its wild natural beauty. Salthill, the first beach listed  is in Galway city. All Ireland’s beaches have free access and […]

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Best Beaches Galway

10 Best Beaches of Galway – Wild Atlantic Way

Best Beaches of the Wild Atlantic Way – Galway               All the beaches in Co Galway are on the Wild Atlantic Way including the area of Connemara world-famous for its wild natural beauty. Salthill, the first beach listed  is in Galway city. All Ireland’s beaches have free access and […]

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Best Beaches Sligo

Best Beaches Sligo and Leitrim – Wild Atlantic Way

Best Beaches Sligo & Leitrim – Wild Atlantic Way Sligo and Leitrim sit side by side in the north-west of Ireland. Leitrim has a coastline of only 4km and is better known for the beauty of its inland scenery Sligo is much better known for its beaches with some good ones for safe swimming and […]

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Best Beaches Clare

Best Beaches Clare – Wild Atlantic Way

Best Beaches Clare – Wild Atlantic Way  The coastline of Co Clare, Ireland, makes up a good portion of the Wild Atlantic Way and has a number of beaches which are great for swimming, surfing and walking. You can drive the route in a day with stops at a few beaches. If you can spend […]

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Best Beaches Kerry

Best Beaches of the Wild Atlantic Way – Kerry

Best Beaches of the Wild Atlantic Way – Kerry 2021 As well as some of Ireland’s best scenery Kerry also has many great beaches, of which ten are  Blue Flag beaches. I have listed 15 beaches here with all the Blue Flag ones,  along with a few of my other favourite Kerry beaches. This includes […]

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BestDonegal Beaches- Wild Atlantic Way

Best Beaches of the Wild Atlantic Way – Donegal

Best Beaches of the Wild Atlantic Way – Donegal Donegal is famous for its sandy beaches and the Blue Flag International system administered in Ireland by An Taisce has awarded Blue Flag status to 12 Donegal beaches in 2020. This made Donegal the Irish county with the most  Blue  Flag beaches in the summer of […]

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