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Cranfield was one of three beaches in Newry, Mourne and Down District Council that were awarded Blue Flag status at the 2019 Blue Flag and Seaside Awards last week in Bangor. Tyrella and Murlough also attained the status.

The awards, which were presented by Ian Humphreys Chief Executive, Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful, are bestowed to coastal destinations, which have met strict criteria and meet the highest quality in water, safety and environmental management.

Ian Humphreys, Chief Executive, Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful, Barbara Fleming – Ovens, Beach Operator, Newry, Mourne and Down District Council, Jamie Millar, Keep NI Beautiful and Newry, Mourne and Down District Council, Chairperson Cllr Charlie Casey celebrate the award of Blue Flag status for Cranfield, Tyrella and Murlough beaches.
Included from left: Ian Humphreys, Chief Executive, Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful, Barbara Fleming – Ovens, Beach Operator, Newry, Mourne and Down District Council, Jamie Millar, Keep NI Beautiful and Newry, Mourne and Down District Council, Chairperson Cllr Charlie Casey celebrate the award of Blue Flag status for Cranfield, Tyrella and Murlough beaches.

Speaking about the awards Newry, Mourne and Down District Council Chairperson, Councillor Charlie Casey said, “Blue Flag status is such an important selling point for our district as we strive to become a premier tourism destination. I am delighted that Cranfield, Tyrella and Murlough beaches have been recognised in these prestigious awards.

“Cleanliness, safety and assured water quality are key factors in deciding which beach to visit and the Blue Flag acts as a guarantee to our tourists that these beaches are some of the best in Ireland.”

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