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Three Blue Flags for Inishowen 27.05.22

DONEGAL has received the second highest tally of Blue Flag beaches in the country. In Inishowen, Culdaff and Stroove beaches along with Greencastle marina again received the internationally recognised award in 2022.
Culdaff beach received the Blue Flag award for 2022.
Twelve beaches and two marinas in the county are receiving Blue Flags. These international awards recognise excellent bathing water quality and promote sound environmental management of beaches, marinas and inland bathing waters around the world.

Beaches in Donegal which received Blue Flags are Bundoran, Rossnowlagh, Murvagh, Fintra, Portnoo/Narin, Carrickfinn, Killahoey, Marblehill, Downings, Portsalon, Culdaff and Stroove. In addition two marinas at Greencastle and Rathmullan also received the award.

Donegal County Council welcomed the announcement and encourages the public to enjoy our award winning beaches in a safe and sustainable manner. Beach users are reminded to take care in or on the water and take note of water safety precautions. The public are also asked to leave no trace on our beaches, other than footsteps. If bins are provided dispose of your waste in a bin otherwise please take your waste with you to dispose of it in a responsible manner.

Cathaoirleach of Donegal County Council Cllr. Jack Murray was delighted with the announcement noting that for the third year in a row that Donegal has secured fourteen Blue Flags and 4 Green Coast Awards. He said that he is looking forward to seeing both visitors to the county and the Donegal public enjoying our beaches this summer as well as all the other fabulous amenities that Donegal has to offer.
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