List of wheelchair accessible beaches
Issued on July 13 2018
NOTE: These arrangements have not been fully finalised for the Summer 2023 season. We will update the information as it becomes available to us here in DFI. Another useful website to check for information on beach access is www.beaches.ie.
We also recommend checking all beach facilities in advance of travel including safety notices.
Kerry Beaches - three with wheelchair availability
|Beach||Collection Point||Booking by phone||Time Weekdays (up to 3 hrs)||Time Weekends (up to 3 hrs)|
|Ballinskelligs||Café Cois Trá||087 296 5874||12 noon – 7pm||11 am – 7 pm|
|Inch||Lifeguard Hut||086 266 3186||12 noon – 7pm||11 am – 7 pm|
|Ballybunnion||Collins’ Seaweed Baths||068 27469||12 noon – 6pm||11 am – 6 pm|
Fingal Beaches, Co. Dublin - three beaches with wheelchair availability
|Beach||Collection Point||To book phone||Times Weekends (up to 2 hrs)|
|South Strand Skerries||Lifeguard Hut||086 809 0153||11 am – 7 pm|
|Velvet Strand Portmarnock||Lifeguard Hut||086 822 2646||11 am – 7 pm|
|Waterside House Hotel Donabate||Hotel||01 834 6153||11 am – 6 pm|
Wexford Beaches - Wheelchair Locations
|Beach||Online Booking||Contact / Collection Point||Phone No.||Period of Availability|
|Carne||Book Now||Carne Beach Caravan Park||053 9131131||June to August|
|Courtown||Not currently available||TBC||TBC||Not available yet in 2018|
|Curracloe (White Gap)||Book Now||The Surf Shack||053 9137679 / 087 7519194||May to October|
|Duncannon||Book Now||Turlough Marshall||June to August|
|Morriscastle||Book Now||Lawler's Shop||053 9130334||June to August|
|Rosslare Strand||Available. Book by phone||Centra, Strand Road, Rosslare||053 9173060||June to August|
|Kilmore Quay||Book Now||Stella Maris Center||053 9129922||June to August|
|Ballinesker||Book Now||Curracloe Holiday Villas, Ballinesker||053-9137241||July to August|
Donegal - Wheelchair Locations
|Rathmullan:||rathmullanwatersports||086 812 3019|
|Downings Beach||jawswatersports||087 180 8140|
|Carrickfinn||074 954 8284|
|The chairs are available through July and August from 11 Am to 5.30 pm seven days a week|
|Kilkee : Kilkee Waterworld||065-9056855|
|Lahinch :Lahinch Seaworld||065-7081900|
This is still in process but the allocation is the Warren Beach in West Cork
Dun Laoghaire Rathdown
Beach Wheelchairs will be available on Killiney Beach from July 18th onwards
A free beach wheelchair service will continue at Brittas Bay Beach again this Summer from June to Mid-September.
The use of the wheelchair is FREE but it must be booked in advance.
Please telephone the Environment Section on 0404 20236 to book the beach wheelchair.