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Fingal Beaches

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With an 88km coastline stretching from Howth to north of Balbriggan, three large protected estuaries and salt marsh habitats with 13 major beaches, our natural heritage has a strong conservation and amenity value

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Loughshinny Beach

Overview

Loughshinny is a small seaside village with a sheltered cove-like beach, an active fishing harbour, a picnic area and a public car park. Read more
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Loughshinny Beach
North County Dublin. Situated between Rush and Skerries
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Balcarrick Beach

Overview

Balcarrick Beach is a long sandy beach, 3.4 kilometres long. It has a large area filled with sandy dunes and rock pools. The route for the coastal walk from Donabate to Portrane is displayed on boards at the Tower Bay Car Park and the Beach Car Park, Donabate. Read more
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Balcarrick Beach
Balcarrick Beach is a long sandy beach, 3.4 km's long. It has a large area filled with sandy dunes and rock pools. The route for the coastal walk from Donabate to Portrane is displayed on boards at the Tower Bay Car Park and the Beach Car Park, Donabate.
Rush North Beach

Rush North Beach

Overview

Rush North Beach is a sandy beach 1 km long with an active fishing harbour to the southern end. Read more
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Rush North Beach
Rush North Beach is a sandy beach 1 km long with an active fishing harbour to the southern end.
Malahide marina

Malahide Beach

Overview

Malahide Beach is 2 km long consisting of an estuary and a marina. Read more
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Malahide Beach
Malahide Beach is 2 km long consisting of an estuary and a marina.
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Rush South Beach

Overview

Rush South Beach is 2.4km long and is backed by a well established dune system. Read more
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Rush South Beach
Rush South Beach is 2.4km long and is backed by a well established dune system.
The Brook Portrane

The Brook Beach

Overview

The Brook Beach, Portrane is a long sandy beach, 2km in length and extends from the village of Portrane northwards into the Rogerstown Estuary. Read more
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The Brook Beach
The Brook Beach, Portrane is a long sandy beach, 2km in length and extends from the village of Portrane.
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Tower Bay Beach Portrane

Overview

Tower Bay beach is located south of the village of Portrane, North County Dublin. Read more
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Tower Bay Beach Portrane
Tower Bay beach is located south of the village of Portrane.
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Velvet Strand Portmarnock

Overview

Velvet Strand is a 5km long sandy beach in Portmarnock. Read more
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Velvet Strand Portmarnock
Velvet Strand is a 5km long sandy beach in Portmarnock, which boasts a coveted Blue Flag.
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Balbriggan Beach

Overview

Balbriggan beach is situated close to the Main Street, behind an eleven arch limestone and brick railway viaduct. There is a working fishing harbour beside the beach where trawlers enter and leave on high tides. Read more
Balbriggan beach
Balbriggan Beach
Balbriggan beach is situated close to the Main Street, behind an eleven arch limestone and brick railway viaduct.
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Claremont Beach

Overview

Claremont Beach is a small cove-like beach situated close to the harbour in Howth. It is a popular beach all year round and there are a number of pubs and restaurants located along the Harbour Road and in the village of Howth. Read more
Claremont Beach
Claremont Beach
Claremont Beach is a small cove-like beach situated close to the harbour in Howth.
Skerries south beach

Skerries South Beach

Overview

Skerries South Beach is a long sandy beach, 2km in length with a beautiful esplanade and coastal walkway Read more
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Skerries South Beach
Skerries South Beach is a long sandy beach, 2km in length with a beautiful esplanade and coastal walkway.
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Burrow Beach

Overview

The Burrow Beach, Sutton is a sandy beach, 1.2 km long that connects Howth Head to the mainland. It has a large area filled with sandy dunes. Read more
Burrow Beach
Burrow Beach
The Burrow Beach, Sutton is a sandy beach, 1.2 km long that connects Howth Head to the mainland.
Skerries North Beach

Skerries North Beach

Overview

Skerries North Beach is a 1.2 km long cove-like beach adjoining the fishing harbour area. A coastal walkway around Red Island onto the South Strand adjoins this beach. There are children’s playground and car parking facilities at Red Island.  Read more
Skerries North Beach
Skerries North Beach
Skerries North Beach is a 1.2 km long cove-like beach adjoining the fishing harbour area.

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