About Sandymount Strand
Sandymount Strand is 2 km a sandy beach with a gradual slope, which makes the water too shallow for any real swimming. There is a large inlet of water that remains even at low tide and is known locally as "Cockle Lake". Although Sandymount Strand itself has little flora or fauna due to its positioning and coastal connection to Sean Moore Park and the lrishtown nature Reserve it is a nationally important area for migrating birds.. View available amenities and tide information at Beaches.ie.
Latest Annual Bathing Water Quality Report
Sandymount Strand is classified as achieving Sufficient Water Quality in 2022 based on the assessment of bacteriological results for the period 2019 to 2022. Sandymount Strand had a Sufficient Water Quality rating in 2021, 2020 and 2019. Annual water quality ratings are generally calculated using monitoring results over a four-year period and are assessed against stringent bacterial limits to protect bather health.