All bathing waters in Kerry are of excellent or good quality.
That’s according to the Environmental Protection Agency’s annual bathing water quality report.
This report from the Environmental Protection Agency examined the standards of designated bathing waters across the country.
In Kerry, 22 sites have been ranked, including the county’s 13 Blue Flag Beaches and five Green Coast Beaches.
All were deemed either excellent or good; none were below standard.
The majority, 19, achieved the highest excellent ranking; that’s 86% reaching the top standard.
The remaining three Kerry bathing waters ranked, were deemed good – they are Cúas Crom Cahersiveen, Derrymore, and Waterville Town Beach.
The 19 Kerry bathing water that have the top quality are:
White Strand, Cahersiveen
Inny Strand, Waterville
and Reenroe, Waterville