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Bathing prohibition introduced at Spanish Point & White Strand Miltown Malbay

20 June 2023

On the advice of the HSE, Clare County Council has today issued bathing prohibitions at both Spanish Point and White Strand Miltown Malbay. The red flag will be flying at Spanish Point until further notice.

The restrictions have been introduced as the results of routine bathing water samples taken at both locations had elevated levels of bacteria.

Run-off from the catchment after exceptionally heavy rainfall has resulted in elevated levels of bacteria being identified in the water.

In accordance with An Taisce’s Blue Flag programme, the Blue Flags at both bathing areas will be removed until such time as the water quality improves.

Page last updated: 20/06/23

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