The Clean Coasts programme is run by AN TAISCE - THE NATIONAL TRUST FOR IRELAND and it really is all about the protection and enhancement of Ireland’s coastline. It strives to improve the economic and aesthetic value of the coastline for community & visitors alike by involving local communities in beach management and encouraging them to be guardians of their coastline. It is a 2 part programme made up of:
Engaging local coastal communities in the protection and enhancement of their coastline. To register as a Coastcare Group click here.
2. Green Coast Award
Prestigious award for beaches that have excellent water quality & sound environmental management but do not necessarily have the built infrastructure required for Blue Flag status.