« BackEPA classifies fifteen Kerry beaches as ‘excellent’

Fifteen beaches in Kerry have been classified as ‘excellent’ in accordance with EU standards.

Ballybunion BeachIn North Kerry, Ballybunion North and South, Banna Strand, Ballyheigue and Fenit have all made the grade.

South Kerry’s Ballinskelligs, Kells, Rossbeigh, Inny Strand, Derrynane and White Strand were also classified as excellent.

West Kerry’s Maharbeg, Castlegregory, Inch and Fionn Trá in Ventry also made the grade.

Overall, 93% of Irish bathing waters were found to meet minimum EU Standard by the Environmental Protection Agency.