The Brook Portrane

The Brook Beach, Portrane is a long sandy beach, 2km in length and extends from the village of Portrane northwards into the Rogerstown Estuary.

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The Brook Beach is located in Portrane, North County Dublin

How to get there

The main access to the beach is inPortraneVillage in the vicinity of the Brook Inn.

By bus

The 33b from Swords services the area of Portrane. The beach is a 2 minute walk from the bus stop. Check Dublin Bus for the timetable.

By train

The Brook Beach is accessible via Donabate Train station. It is a 40 minute walk from the train station. Check Irish Rail for timetables and service updates.

By car

See the google map at the end of this page.


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

Brook 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

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 .