PORTMARNOCK REGAINS BLUE FLAGThe Blue Flag (International eco-label for beaches and marinas) has been regained this year at Portmarnock.
Maherabeg Co Kerry
Claycastle an Redbarn Co Cork
Rosses Point Co Sligo
Due to heavy rainfall the flag was lost by:
Brittas Bay South, Co Wicklow
Ross and Old Head Co Mayo
Taught and Ceibh an Spideal Co Galway
Mullaghmore Co Sligo lost the blue flag due to lack of a lifeguard, on account of an unresolved dispute involving livestock on the beach.