The best beach in Ireland 2019 is Inchydoney Beach, Clonakilty, Co Cork

The west coast of Ireland has come out on top as Tripadvisor names the best beaches in Ireland for 2019.

Listed according to the number of good reviews and comments received on the site over the past twelve months, the top ten beaches include nine on the west coast and six in Co Kerry.

Only one east coast beach, Portmarnock in Co Dublin, made the final list of Ireland’s best beaches.

“These awards recognize the best beaches in Ireland and worldwide, according to the travelers that have visited and given them the highest levels of praise,” commented Hayley Coleman, TripAdvisor spokesperson.

Throughout Europe, Spain's La Concha Beach in San Sebastian was voted top, while Baia do Sancho in Brazil’s Fernando de Noronha was named the No.1 beach in the world.

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Top ten beaches in Ireland 2019:

1. Inchydoney Beach, Clonakilty, Co Cork

Best beach in Ireland 2019: Inchydoney beach in County Cork. Image: Tourism Ireland.

Best beach in Ireland 2019: Inchydoney beach in County Cork. Image: Tourism Ireland.

2. Banna Strand, Tralee, Co Kerry

Best beaches in Ireland 2019: Banna Strand beach County Kerry. Image: Tourism Ireland.

Best beaches in Ireland 2019: Banna Strand beach County Kerry. Image: Tourism Ireland.

3. Inch Beach, Inch, Co Kerry

Best beaches in Ireland 2019: Inch Beach. Image: Tourism Ireland.

Best beaches in Ireland 2019: Inch Beach. Image: Tourism Ireland.

4. Strandhill Beach, Strandhill, Co Sligo

Best beaches in Ireland 2019: Dunes at Strandhill. Image: Tourism Ireland.

Best beaches in Ireland 2019: Dunes at Strandhill. Image: Tourism Ireland.

5. Derrynane Beach, Caherdaniel, Co Kerry

Best beaches in Ireland 2019: Derrynane Beach. Image: Tourism Ireland.

Best beaches in Ireland 2019: Derrynane Beach. Image: Tourism Ireland.

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6. Coumeenoole Beach, Dingle, Co Kerry

Best beaches in Ireland 2019: Coumeenoole Beach, Slea Head. Image: Tourism Ireland.

Best beaches in Ireland 2019: Coumeenoole Beach, Slea Head. Image: Tourism Ireland.

7. Lahinch Beach, Lahinch, Co Clare

Best beaches in Ireland 2019: Lahinch. Image: Tourism Ireland.

Best beaches in Ireland 2019: Lahinch. Image: Tourism Ireland.

8. Rossbeigh Beach, Glenbeigh, Co Kerry

Best beaches in Ireland 2019: Rossbeigh. Image: Tourism Ireland.

Best beaches in Ireland 2019: Rossbeigh. Image: Tourism Ireland.

9. Ladies Beach, Ballybunion, Co Kerry

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10.Portmarnock Beach, Portmarnock, Co Dublin

Portmarnock Beach during the July 2018 heatwave. Image: RollingNews.ie.

Portmarnock Beach during the July 2018 heatwave. Image: RollingNews.ie.

Have you visited any of the best beaches in Ireland? Share your memories of them in the comments section, below.

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The best beach in Ireland 2019: Inchydoney Beach.Getty