Coolmaine Beach is a west-facing, gently sloping, sandy beach which is bounded to the south by a low rocky cliff, with rocky outcrops to the north. This beach is subject to occasional large accumulations of sea lettuce which grows in Argideen/Courtmacsherry Estuary, Garranefeen Strand and Coolmaine Bay. The beach is contained within Courtmacsherry Bay Special Protection Area (SPA 004219) and Courtmacsherry Estuary a Special Area of Conservation and a proposed Natural Heritage Area (SAC, pNHA 001230). The beach is used to some extent by anglers.. View available amenities and tide information at Beaches.ie.
Latest Annual Bathing Water Quality Report
Coolmaine is classified as achieving Good Water Quality in 2022 based on the assessment of bacteriological results for the period 2019 to 2022. Coolmaine achieved a Good Water Quality rating in 2021, 2020 and 2019. 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.