The Clean Coasts programme engages communities in the protection of Ireland's beaches, seas and marine life through

1. Clean Coasts Volunteers 

Engaging local coastal communities in the protection of their coast. There are 400 groups taking part. To register as a Clean Coasts 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.

The Clean Coasts Ocean Heroes Awards are an annual initiative run by An Taisce which recognise the invaluable contribution that individuals, community groups, businesses and schools make in protecting and conserving Ireland’s spectacular coastline.

Nominations for Ocean Heroes Awards are now closed. Winners will be anounced shortly