Loughshinny Beach

Loughshinny is a small seaside village with a sheltered cove-like beach, an active fishing harbour, a picnic area and a public car park.   

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North County Dublin. Situated between Rush and Skerries

How to get there 

By bus

Loughshinny is serviced by Bus Eireann. There’s a bus stop on the main road between Skerries and Rush. The beach is a 20 minute walk from the bus stop. Check Bus Eireann for timetables and service updates

By car

See the google map at the end of this page.


Public car park
Public toilets (summer months only)
Lifeguard station (summer months only)

Lifeguard information

There’s a red or yellow flag flying from the lifeguard station when a lifeguard is on duty. A lifeguard is only on duty in the summer months from 11am to 7pm as follows;

  • Saturday and Sunday during June
  • everyday during July and  August

Bathing Water Quality

The water quality at LoughshinnyBeachis regularly monitored during the summer months. Information regarding Water Quality will be displayed on the Beach Notice Board.  It’s a designated beach under the Quality of Bathing Waters Regulations, 1992. 

Bathing Water Notice

Loughshinny Beach is an identified beach under the Bathing Water Quality Regulations 2008 (SI No. 79 of 2008). The water quality is monitored regularly from mid-June to mid-September every year.  Water quality results are available on the beach noticeboard and on the EPA website www.splash.epa.ie.

Any water quality issues at our beaches are reported on our Water Pollution Incidents section. We also place notices at the beach, and you can also find the incident report at www.splash.epa.ie .