Achill Island -Acaill

Dugort, Achill Island, Blue Flag Beach

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Dougort, Achill Island, Mayo, Republic of Ireland
T: +353(0)14002202
F: +353(0)14541802
E: blueflag@eeu.antaisce.org

Dugort Beach is a small, sandy beach located in the north of Achill Island. It has received its Blue Flag for 2013 and is popular with swimmers, families, surfers and walkers.

Dugort Beach is also known as Pollawaddy or Silver Strand. It is located at the foot of the Slievemore Mountains and is approximately 3km east of Dugort Village. The machair which is also present here is of particular interest and is rich in flora and fauna and the beach is within a Special Area of Conservation (SAC).

There is a car park and picnic tables, however no toilet facilities are provided.

The beach is lifeguarded during the bathing season and more information can be found on the notice board located at the beach.