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Clare County Council lifeguard service

3 June 2022

Clare County Council’s lifeguard service will commence on its Blue Flag beaches on a full-time basis at Lahinch, Spanish Point, Kilkee and Fanore on Saturday, 4th June, through to 31st August.

Lifeguard station at Lahinch, Co. Clare.

The service at the Blue Flag beaches at White Strand Miltown Malbay, White Strand Doonbeg, Cappa, Mountshannon, and Killaloe (Ballycuggeran) will operate for weekends only in June, with full-time cover starting on 27th June to 31st August.

Lifeguards will also be on duty for weekends in June at our Green Coast amenity at Ballyallia, Ennis.  The Green Coast amenity at Bishops Quarter and Seafield will commence the lifeguard service on a full-time basis along with Ballyallia, Ennis, from 27th June to 31st August.

Blue Flag locations will continue the lifeguard service during the first two weekends of September.

Lifeguards are on duty from 11:00am to 7:00pm on days of operation.

Clare County Council advises that the safest place to swim is at lifeguarded locations. For swimming advice and precautions, please visit the Water Safety Ireland website:

For information on beaches and bathing areas in Clare please visit:

The ‘Be Summer Ready’ campaign provides information to the general public on issues which may affect them during the summer months in Ireland:

Page last reviewed: 03/06/22

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