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

We also recommend checking all beach facilities in advance of travel including safety notices. 

Kerry Beaches - three with wheelchair availability

BeachCollection PointBooking by phoneTime Weekdays (up to 3 hrs)Time Weekends (up to 3 hrs) 
BallinskelligsCafé Cois Trá087 296 587412 noon – 7pm11 am – 7 pm
InchLifeguard Hut086 266 318612 noon – 7pm11 am – 7 pm
BallybunnionCollins’ Seaweed Baths068 2746912 noon – 6pm11 am – 6 pm


Fingal Beaches, Co. Dublin - three beaches with wheelchair availability

BeachCollection PointTo book phoneTimes  Weekends  (up to 2 hrs)
South Strand SkerriesLifeguard Hut086 809 015311 am – 7 pm
Velvet Strand PortmarnockLifeguard Hut086 822 264611 am – 7 pm
Waterside House Hotel DonabateHotel01 834 615311 am – 6 pm


Wexford Beaches - Wheelchair Locations

BeachOnline BookingContact / Collection PointPhone No.Period of Availability
CarneBook NowCarne Beach Caravan Park053 9131131June to August
CourtownNot currently availableTBCTBCNot available yet in 2018
Curracloe (White Gap)Book NowThe Surf Shack053 9137679 / 087 7519194May to October
DuncannonBook NowTurlough Marshall June to August
MorriscastleBook NowLawler's Shop053 9130334June to August
Rosslare Strand Available. Book by phoneCentra, Strand Road, Rosslare 053 9173060June to August
Kilmore QuayBook NowStella Maris Center053 9129922June to August
BallineskerBook NowCurracloe Holiday Villas, Ballinesker053-9137241July to August


Donegal - Wheelchair Locations

BeachEmailContact number 
Rathmullan: rathmullanwatersports086 812 3019
Downings Beachjawswatersports  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
BeachContact number   
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.