As one beach opens …another one closes!

HOLIDAYMAKERS enjoying the sunshine in Mullaghmore over the weekend had a staycation with a twist to say the least, as Sligo County council took to social media to announce a “temporary bathing ban” on its popular tourist beach.  Last Wednesday, Sligo County Council issued a ‘disappointing’ statement via social media, “Due to an infrastructure malfunction […]

Bundoran beach regains Blue Flag

BUNDORAN has regained its Blue Flag status, having temporarily lost the hallmark for beach quality last year. The popular beach was one of several local to Fermanagh that was included in this year’s list of Blue Flag awards, with Rossnowlagh, Murvagh, Fintra, and Rosses Point all also recognised by the international committee for their high […]

Bundoran ranked one of the world’s cleanest beaches!

BUNDORAN has been recognised as one of the ‘cleanest’ beaches in the northern hemisphere! The town is celebrating winning silver in the inaugural Blue Flag International Best Practice Award, which saw the town coming second out of 4,500 beaches and marinas that had applied for a Blue Flag this year.  The entries had been from […]

Beaches on red alert for monster jellyfish

FERMANAGH folk flocking to the beach this summer need to watch out, with sightings of the world’s largest jellyfish on our nearby coastlines increasing every week. Reports of the lion’s mane jellyfish, which can grow to a meter in diameter and have thousands of tentacles, being spotted on Donegal beaches this year are more than […]