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  • Portrane Beach - Blue Flag and Green Coast Awards 2014.

Nature & Coast


addressC/O Fingal Tourism, MainscourtMain Street, Swords


Portrane Beach is located in North County Dublin and is a 2km stretch of sandy beach lined by sand dunes. There is no vehicle access to this beach however parking is provided at the pedestrian entrance.

There is a National Heritage Area (NHA) to the north of this beach, a site of local importance; it is home to a large colony of migrating birds during winter.

This beach has been dual awarded, achieving the International Blue Flag and Green Coast Award status 2014