BeachesClaremont Beachhttp://www.visitdublin.com/Asset/tours_attractions/Beyond_the_City/Beaches/Claremont_BeachThe name Howth comes, from the Norse word, Hoved, which means Head. Claremont Beach is a small cove like beach situated close to the harbour in Howth. As with most other coastal towns in the Fingal area, Howth is a haven for beach goers during the summer monthsBeachesDollymount Strandhttp://www.visitdublin.com/Asset/tours_attractions/Beyond_the_City/Beaches/Dollymount_StrandDollymount strand is located within the city limits of Dublin city. It is a very long beach with Bull Island nature reserve in the hinterland. Bull island is a UNESCO biosphere reserve and a bird sanctuary and several other designations which afford it long-term protection.BeachesForty Foothttp://www.visitdublin.com/Asset/tours_attractions/Beyond_the_City/Beaches/Forty_FootThe Forty Foot is a promontory on the southern tip of Dublin Bay at Sandycove, County Dublin, Ireland, from which people have been swimming in the Irish Sea all year round for some 250 years.BeachesKilliney Beachhttp://www.visitdublin.com/Asset/tours_attractions/Beyond_the_City/Beaches/Killiney_BeachKilliney Beach has probably the best view of any beach in Dublin with Bray Head to the south and the salubrious Sorrento Terrace (where 5 bedroom houses fetch about 7 million Euro) to the north.BeachesPortmarnock Blue & Green Flag Beachhttp://www.visitdublin.com/Asset/tours_attractions/Beyond_the_City/Beaches/Portmarnock_Blue_and_Green_Flag_BeachPortmarnock is a very popular beach for swimming, sun-bathing and horse-riding. It is five miles long and stretches all the way to Baldoyle and adjoins Malahide beach. It has a lovely view of the Dublin mountains and Howth Harbour.BeachesPortrane Blue Flag Beachhttp://www.visitdublin.com/Asset/tours_attractions/Beyond_the_City/Beaches/Portrane_Blue_Flag_BeachPortrane is always a popular watering hole for Dubliners. It has some glorious scenic walks sweeping around Rogerstown Estuary.BeachesRush North Beachhttp://www.visitdublin.com/Asset/tours_attractions/Beyond_the_City/Beaches/Rush_North_BeachThe name Rush is derived from the Irish Ros-√Čo, meaning peninsula or promontory of the yew trees. Rush is a small seaside town. The North Beach is a sandy beach approximately 1 km in lengthBeachesSeapoint Beachhttp://www.visitdublin.com/Asset/tours_attractions/Beyond_the_City/Beaches/Seapoint_BeachSeapoint beach opens to the north and consists mainly of large rocks and sand. Seapoint is located near Dun Laoghaire in County Dublin.BeachesSkerries North and Skerries South Beachhttp://www.visitdublin.com/Asset/tours_attractions/Beyond_the_City/Beaches/Skerries_North_BeachSkerries North Strand is a covelike beach 1.2 km in length, adjoining the beautiful harbour area and Red Island Coastal Walkway.BeachesThe Burrow Beachhttp://www.visitdublin.com/Asset/tours_attractions/Beyond_the_City/Beaches/The_Burrow_BeachSutton, the narrow strip of land that connects Howth Head to the mainland, was originally divided into two townlands, the Burrow and the Quarry. The town is a popular tourist destination during the summer months. Sutton Beach is a sandy beach approximately 1.2 km's in length.Beaches