Investigations are continuing into the cause of a fire at Curracloe Beach in Co Wexford yesterday.

Hundreds of people were evacauted from the beach and car park as the fire spread through the sand dunes.

Gardaí say no one was injured and no buildings were damaged in the incident.

The beach was hosting the Leinster Open Sea race, which had to be abandoned due to the fire.

The beach has re-opened to the public.

(Pic: The Surf Shack Curracloe)
(Pic: The Surf Shack Curracloe)