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Ballycuggeran freshwater bathing

Ballycuggeran bathing area is sandy on the shoreline of Lough Derg Special Protection Area. Lough Derg is a popular lake for swimming, sailing and wind surfing. It is also popular for fishing. 

Please bring your litter home at the end of your visit to Ballycuggeran. 

Under the Litter Pollution Acts 1997-2003, dog-owners are required to clean up after their animals if it fouls in a public place such as public roads, footpaths, parks and beaches. Failure to do so can result in an on-the-spot fine of €150.

Beach bye-laws are in place with horse riding and dogs prohibited between 11:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. during the summer season.

Motorised watercraft, surfing and the use of canoes and kayaks is prohibited in close proximity to swimmers.

Blue Flag Award

Location

Ballycuggeran freshwater bathing
Lough Derg
County Clare
Map

Lifeguarded hours

Weekends only in June including bank holiday, daily July and August 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Amenities

  • Award: Blue Flag
  • Designated swimming area
  • Disability access
  • Disability accessible parking
  • Drinking water
  • First Aid
  • Information point
  • Lifebuoy
  • Lifeguarded
  • Litter bin
  • Parking
  • Picnic area
  • Recycling facilities
  • Toilets

Map of location

Longitude: -8.464092 Latitude: 52.837144

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Location

Ballycuggeran freshwater bathing
Lough Derg
Clare
Map

Lifeguarded hours

Weekends only in June including bank holiday, daily July and August 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.