The Top 10 Irish beaches according to Tripadvisor readers
Inchydoney in Co Cork wins first place with Derrynane and Inch in Co Kerry following
Early morning horseriders make their way across the sand flats at Derrynane Bay, Co Kerry, which took second place in Ireland’s top 10 beaches. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times
Inch Strand in Co Kerry which came in third place. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.
Lahinch beach came in fourth place. Photograph: INPHO/Getty Images.
Inchydoney Beach in Clonakilty, Co Cork, which won first place in the 2015 Tripadvisor top 10 beaches in Ireland. Photograph: Getty Images.
Rossbeigh beach in Co Kerry came fifth in the list. Photograph: Getty Images.
Curracloe beach in Co Wexford came sixth. Photograph: Getty Images.
Salthill in Galway came ninth on the list. Photograph: Getty Images.
The strand at Portmarnock came in at number 10 on the list. Photograph: Getty Images.
Tripadvisor has announced its top 10 Irish beaches as part of their 2015 Travellers Choice Awards.
Inchydoney in Clonakilty, Co Cork scooped the number one position as the best beach in Ireland, with one reader commenting “to walk along the beach in the warm Irish sunshine isn’t far short of wonderful.”
After Inchydoney came Derrynane and Inch Beach, both in Co Kerry, in second and third place.
Lahinch in Co Clare was fourth and Rossbeigh in Co Kerry was fifth. Amongst the other winners were Curracloe, Co Wexford, Banna strand, Co Kerry, Kilmurvey on Inishmore island, Salthill in Galway and Portmarnock in Dublin.
Baia de Sancho in Brazil was voted as the best beach in the world.
The full list of winners is as follows:
1 Inchydoney, Clonakilty, Co Cork
2 Derrynane, Caherdaniel, Co Kerry
3 Inch, Dingle, Co Kerry
4 Lahinch, Co Clare
5 Rossbeigh, Glenbeigh, Co Kerry
6 Curracloe, Co Wexford
7 Banna Strand, Co Kerry
8 Kilmurvey, Inishmore, Co Galway
9 Salthill, Co Galway
10 Portmarnock, Co Dublin