Council initiate restricted access to beach car parks & beaches


Donegal County Council is restricting access to a number of beach car parks and beaches following consultation with relevant state agencies.

Gardai in the county will be assisting with the beach restrictions.

In a statement, the Council says that the move is part of on-going efforts to ensure compliance with public health guidelines during the current Covid19 pandemic in particular with regards to staying within 5km of your home for exercise.

The beaches will remain available to those living within a 5km distance of them.

The beaches affected are:
Kinnagoe; Lisfannon; Shrove; Rathmullan; Portsalon; Murder Hole; Tra Mor (Na Dunaibh); Tra Beg (Na Dunaibh), Ards (Creeslough); Block Yard Beach (Keadue); Narin; Dooey; Magheroarty; Magheraclogher; Marble Hill; Killahoey; Mullaghdearg; Silver Strand; Fintra; Murvagh; Rossnowlagh; Tullan Strand (Bundoran) and Bundoran.

Donegal County Council is requesting that all members of the public respect the necessary restrictions currently in place and remain at home except for travel for work, education or other essential purposes. Do not travel more than 5km from home for exercise.