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Cappagh Beach, Kilrush

Cappagh is a rocky beach with stones of up to 30cm and is located on the northern side of the small pier. Activities include swimming and bird watching.  

Cappagh is a rocky beach with stones of up to 30cm and is located on the northern side of the small pier. Activities include swimming and bird watching.  

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

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

Cappagh Beach, Kilrush
Cappagh Pier
Kilrush
County Clare
Map

Lifeguarded hours

 Weekends only in June including bank holiday, daily July and August. First two weekends in September 4th-5th and also 11th-12th 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. 

Amenities

  • Award: Blue Flag
  • Designated swimming area
  • Dogs allowed on lead

     No dogs allowed on the beach between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. during the summer season. Before 11 a.m. and after 6 p.m. dogs are allowed but must be on a lead.
  • Drinking water
  • First Aid
  • Information point
  • Launching slipway
  • Lifebuoy
  • Lifeguarded
  • Litter bin
  • Parking
  • Picnic area
  • Recycling facilities
  • Toilets

Map of location

Longitude: -9.5014054 Latitude: 52.6277876

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Location

Cappagh Beach, Kilrush
Cappagh Pier
Kilrush
Clare
Map

Lifeguarded hours

 Weekends only in June including bank holiday, daily July and August. First two weekends in September 4th-5th and also 11th-12th 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.