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Bathing water information for Youghal ClaycastleYoughal Claycastle

Location: Cork (Cork County Council)

No Bathing Water Quality Issues

Awards: Blue Flag

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About Youghal Claycastle

Claycastle Beach is a gently sloping sandy beach with a narrow area of marsh/dunes (part of Ballyvergan Marsh). Ballyvergan Marsh (Site Code 000078) is located to the west of the beach. Activities include surfing, windsurfing, canoeing and angling.. View available amenities and tide information at

Latest Annual Bathing Water Quality Report

Youghal, Claycastle is classified as achieving Excellent Water Quality in 2022 based on the assessment of bacteriological results for the period 2019 to 2022. Youghal, Claycastle has achieved an Excellent Water Quality rating for the four consecutive years 2019 to 2022. Annual water quality ratings are generally calculated using monitoring results over a four-year period and are assessed against stringent bacterial limits to protect bather health.