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Environment, Climate Change & Agriculture

Keel Beach, Achill Island


  • Blue Flag Award
  • Lifeguards, Lifebuoy
  • First Aid
  • Disability Access
  • Beach Wheelchair during lifeguard hours
  • Parking
  • Car Free Zone
  • No dogs in the Blue Flag area of the beach during the summer season between 12-18:30. Dogs on leads permitted outside Blue Flag area
  • Toilets
  • Recycling and Litter bins
  • Natural Sensitive Area

Water Quality

Keel Beach, Achill Island has achieved an Excellent Water Quality rating for four consecutive years 2017 to 2020. Water quality results for Keel can be found here.

Lifeguard Hours

June: 12pm – 6.30pm (Weekends and Bank Holiday only), July & August: 12pm - 6.30pm every day, September first Saturday and Sunday only.


Swimming, Walking, Surfing, Sailing, Canoeing, Water Skiing, Jet Skis, Scuba-Diving / Snorkelling and Fishing

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