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County Donegal has the largest number of Blue Flags in the country.   The Blue Flag is one of the world’s most recognised eco-labels, signifying top quality beaches, marinas and inland bathing areas.   Only beaches that meet specific criteria relating to water quality, beach management, environemntal information and safety…

Mullaghamore and Enniscrone beaches have lost their Green Coast Awards. It’s part of the An Taisce Blue Flag and and Green Coast Awards announced today. Now only one beach in Sligo has a blue flag while four beaches in south Donegal have retained their blue flag status. Rosses Point is…

An Enniscrone Councillor says he’s disappointed the local beach has not retained it’s blue flag status. However, Councillor Joe Queenan says the community will do everything in their power to ensure it is returned next year. The Blue Flag is an international award for beach excellence operated in Ireland by…