No Bathing Water Quality Issues

Donabate, Balcarrick Beach

Location: Dublin (Fingal County Council)
Awards: Blue Flag    Green Coast Flag
Excellent Water QualityCurrent Water Quality: Excellent
Last Sampled: Mon. Jun. 13 2022

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About Donabate, Balcarrick Beach

Donabate Balcarrick beach is a south-east facing, gently sloping sandy beach consisting of a large sandy dune area.. View available amenities and tide information at

Latest Annual Bathing Water Quality Report

Donabate, Balcarrick Beach is classified as achieving Excellent Water Quality in 2021 based on the assessment of bacteriological results for the period 2018 to 2021. Donabate, Balcarrick Beach achieved an Excellent Water Quality rating in 2020, had a Good Water Quality rating in 2019, and a Sufficient Water Quality rating in 2018. Annual water quality ratings are generally calculated using monitoring results over a four-year period and are assessed against stringent bacterial limits to protect bather health.