Great news for Rosses Point as it has been awarded blue flag status for it’s beach for summer 2021 by BeachAwards.ie. Well deserved as it’s a beauty of a beach!
The criteria for being awarded a Blue Flag is as follows “The Blue Flag season for beaches in Ireland coincides with the bathing season which runs from June 1st to September 15th. Blue Flag sites are only awarded for one season at a time. The marina season extends until December. These Blue Flag sites have been awarded due to their adherence to a strict number of criteria covering:
- Environmental Information and Education
- Water quality
- Safety and Services
- Environmental Management
During the season inspectors will assess each Blue Flag beach and marina to ensure compliance with the criteria. In Ireland, we are particularly fortunate to have a varied and beautiful coastline with many pristine beaches that are open to the public to enjoy. To ensure their standard we continue to make strident efforts to protect and improve our waters. This will ensure that we, and future generations, can continue to enjoy this wonderful resource.” From The Beach Awards.
You can download our Sligo Beach Guide below.