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Donabate, Balcarrick Beach

Location: Dublin (Fingal County Council)
Awards: Blue Flag    Green Coast Flag

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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 2023 based on the assessment of bacteriological results for the period 2020 to 2023. Donabate, Balcarrick Beach achieved an Excellent Water Quality rating for the four consecutive years 2020 to 2023. 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.