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Environment, Climate Change & Agriculture

Keem Beach, Achill Island


  • Blue Flag Award 
  • Lifeguards 
  • Lifebuoy 
  • First Aid 
  • Disability Access
  • 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 at all other times
  • Toilets
  • Recycling and Litter bins
  • Natural Sensitive Area

Water Quality

Keem Beach, Achill Island has achieved an Excellent Water Quality rating for four consecutive years 2017 to 2020. Water quality results for Keem 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 adn Sunday only


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

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