Update: Swimming prohibition lifted at Cappagh

Update: Swimming prohibition lifted at Cappagh



Friday, June 17th

In consultation with the HSE and following improved bacterial results the temporary prohibition on swimming that had been in place at Cappagh bathing area has been lifted as of 11:00am today (17th June, 2022).

Meanwhile, Clare County Council has confirmed that lifeguarded hours at Cappagh are 11:00am-7:00pm weekends (Saturdays and Sundays) in June; daily starting 27th June to 31st August; and the first two weekends in September (3rd-4th and 10th-11).

Clare County Council advises that the safest place to swim is at lifeguarded locations.

For further information, contact Clare County Council environment section on (065) 6846331 / enviroff@clarecoco.ie and visit www.beaches.ie

Clare County Council, on the advice of the HSE has placed a temporary prohibition on swimming in Cappagh due to elevated bacterial levels.

Ongoing motoring is being undertaken and the prohibition on swimming will be removed when bacterial levels recede to acceptable levels.

The elevated bacterial levels are as a result of turbulent sea conditions which occurred over the weekend.

Please do not swim until further notice.