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Mountshannon Beach

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Mountshannon Beach - County Clare

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Mountshannon is a small lakeside beach located amongst the woodlands of the shores of Lough Derg, Ireland's second biggest beach.

As a Blue Flag beach Mountshannon has all the essential amenities for a family day out along with safe bathing. There is a lifeguard service on duty throughout the summer.

Type of beach

Shingle

Lifeguard service

Yes

Dogs friendly beach?

Restrictions may apply (usually from Easter until the end of Summer)

County Clare dog friendly beaches »

Activities

  • Kayaking/canoeing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming/bathing

Facilities

  • Toilets

Nearest town

Scarriff

Postcode

OS grid ref.

Awards

Blue Flag Award