Clogherhead Beach in the small fishing village of Clogherhead in County Louth, is a Blue Flag Beach and is a popular tourist destination for its unspoilt golden sands and wonderful views when travelling along the Peninsula of the Mourne & Cooley Mountains. Fishing off Clogherhead Pier is very popular and fresh water fishing can be enjoyed in the River Boyne . The Clogherhead Peninsula was designated a Natural Heritage Area and the area offers some wonderful scenic delights along the coast line. Clogherhead is just a short distance from Dublin, Termonfeckin, and Drogheda. The beauty of Clogherhead has not gone unnoticed having being used as a film location several times for films such as "The Devil's Own" and "Captain Lightfoot". Dublin Airport is only 45 minutes drive away.
Beaches in Louth and the surrounding areas.
Port Lurganboy Blue Flag Beach in County Louth is only a short distance from the small fishing village of Clogherhead where the other Blue Flag Beach Clogherhead Beach is located. Port Lurgan is a remote beach with great sand dunnes,clear waters and wide sandy shores..The area offers wonderful views.
Templetown Blue Flag Beach, Carlingford, County Louth has wonderful stretches of sandy beach with great parking. Templetown Beach is close to Carlingford medieval town which has a host of activities for all the family.