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Carrigaholt beach

Carrigaholt is located on the mouth of the River Shannon and it is part of the Loop Head Peninsula – home to Ireland's only resident 120 bottlenose dolphins.

Carrigaholt is located on the mouth of the River Shannon and it is part of the Loop Head Peninsula – home to Ireland's only resident 120 bottlenose dolphins.

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

Green Coast Award

Location

Carrigaholt beach
Carriagaholt
County Clare
Map

Lifeguarded hours

No lifeguards at this location 

Amenities

  • Award: Green Coast
  • Disability accessible parking
  • Lifebuoy
  • Parking

Map of location

Longitude: -9.704943 Latitude: 52.610576

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Location

Carrigaholt beach
Carriagaholt
Clare
Map

Lifeguarded hours

No lifeguards at this location