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This is a beautiful nice sandy beach and is quite enjoyable even when windy and cool as it was when we were there! The beach is clean and the diving board allows for a plunge into the Atlantic if you are more adventurous than we...More
The beaches here are at least sand beaches facing the Atlantic Ocean and the water was COLD - nothing like a beach in Australia - no surf, but for Ireland OK to paddle about in.
While we visited - some foolhardy Irishman was having a...More
I went to jump off the diving boards on the prom. A lot of fun for divers, thrill seekers or just anyone fancying a fun dip in the Atlantic! The water was just about bearable as it was a warm September's day but would recommend...More
We were here in early June on an overcast day. The beaches were still pretty packed and people were swimming in the surprisingly decent-temperature ocean water. There are places to change along the beaches. The beaches are clean, free of rubbish and the water is...More
These are nice and spread out beaches. Some are sandy, some are stones. The water depth can vary on the location.
There is a great diving board area with two diving platforms that make great entertainment.
Went here for a swim with my nine year old. High tide was in at blackrock and the water water was deep. He got a chance to jump from the platforms on blackrock tower and loved it. A real galway right of passage for any...More
We spent one day in Galway. It was extremely warm—hottest weather in 43 years we were told. We wandered down to the beach. The teenagers enjoyed combing the beach for treasures. The younger girls loved looking at the sea creatures—hundreds of jelly fish. Beautiful. And...More