Donegal County Council are hopeful of gaining blue flag status for 13 beaches this year.
Applications have been made for beaches at Culdaff, Shroove, Lisfannon, Portsalon, Marblehill, Killahoey, Carrickfinn, Narin, Fintra, Murvagh, Rossnowlagh and Downings.
Bundoran Town Council has applied for Blue Flag status for Bundoran Beach.
This years allocation of blue flags is to be announced this afternoon.
Mayor of Donegal, Noel McBride, is hopeful the county can increase it's number of blue flags.....