The water quality at twelve Mayo beaches is “excellent” according to the Environmental Protection Agency.
According to their annual report for 2020, 96% of Ireland’s bathing waters were deemed to have met the minimum or exceeding EU minimum standards.
The Mayo beaches are: Ross beach in Killala, Rinroe beach in Kilgalligan, Elly Bay beach in Belmullet, Mullaghroe beach in Blacksod, Carrowmore beach in Louisburgh, Clare Island beach, Dooega, Doogort, Golden Strand, Keel and Keem beaches in Achill and Mulranny beach.
According to the annual report the quality of bathing water was deemed to have improved nationwide.
You may view the EPA’s report here.