Cork County Council Beach Wheelchair is ready & waiting for bookings

Aine O’ Sullivan of Disability Federation of Ireland,Padraig Healy of Cork Sports Partnership  & Caroline Casey of Cork County Council are reminding everyone that the Cork Co. Council Beach Wheelchair is ready & waiting for bookings at The Warren Beach, Rosscarbery, Co. Cork. This is a FREE service provided by Cork County Council with the kind assistance of Rosscarbery Pitch & Putt Club.

To Book Wheelchair please ring Pitch & Putt Club on:

087 6602949

087 2186529

Hippo Campe beach wheelchair available for use at the Warren Beach, Rosscarbery

Cork County Council is pleased to announce that a Hippo Campe beach wheelchair has been acquired and will be available for use at the Warren Beach, Rosscarbery on a trial basis. The Warren beach was selected for this trial, following an audit of a number of beaches in the county by Disability Federation of Ireland.

Any member of the public may pre-book the wheelchair, free of charge, through Rosscarbery Pitch & Putt Club on 087 6602949, 087 2186529, or at the Pitch & Putt clubhouse.

Red Strand

Bathing Water Status: Identified 2018
Claycastle Beach is a gently sandy beach with a narrow area of marsh/dunes (part of Ballyvergan Marsh). Ballyvergan Marsh is located to the west of the beach.

Bathing Water Profile: Red Strand

Oysterhaven

Bathing Water Status: Green Coast 2018

Oysterhaven Beach is located in Ballinaclashet Creek approximately 6 km east of Kinsale, & 3.3 km south west of Nohaval, in Co. Cork.  Oysterhaven Beach is a west facing sandy,shingle beach. The beach is located within Oysterhaven Bay which is a sheltered south facing inlet.   The beach is flanked at both sides by low rocky cliffs.

Bathing Water Profile: Oysterhaven

Coolmain

Status of bathing water:  Identified Bathing Water 2018

Coolmain beach is located south of Kilbrittain village. It is a sandy beach with sand dunes behind the beach separating the beach and the car park.

Bathing Water Profile: Coolmaine

Garrylucas, White Strand

Status of bathing water: Blue Flag 2018

Garrylucas, White Strand is a sandy beach with sand dunes in part.  It is located beside the R604 road and adjacent to Kilcolman Marsh and the Old Head of Kinsale and within a short distance of Ballinspittle by car.  Public parking and toilets are provided adjacent to the beach and lifeguards are on duty during the summer season.  Access to the beach by ramps and steps.

Bathing Water Profile: Garrylucas

Garretstown

Status of bathing water: Blue Flag 2018

Garretstown is a sandy beach. It is located on the R604 and adjacent to Kilcolman Marsh and The Old Head of Kinsale and within a short distance of Ballinspittle village by car. Public car parking, toilet facilities and lifebuoys are provided at the beach. Life guards are on duty during the bathing season. Access to the beach by ramps and steps. Wheelchair access is provided.

Bathing Water Profile: Garrettstown