Conservation Objectives

Site-Specific Detailed Conservation Objectives List

Available for download via "Maps and Data" under the "Habitats and Species datasets" section

[List updated 29 June 2017]

Special Areas of Conservation

Roaringwater Bay and Islands SAC (000101) July 2011
Castlemaine Harbour SAC (000343) July 2011
Dundalk Bay SAC (000455) July 2011
Clew Bay Complex SAC (001482) July 2011
River Barrow and River Nore SAC (002162) July 2011
Lough Swilly SAC (002287) July 2011
Kingstown Bay SAC (002265) Aug 2011
Carnsore Point SAC (002269) Oct 2011
Hook Head SAC (000764) Oct 2011
Saltee Islands SAC (000707) Oct 2011
Slaney River Valley SAC (000781) Oct 2011
Raven Point Nature Reserve SAC (000710) Dec 2011
Donegal Bay [Murvagh]SAC (000133) July 2012
Bannow Bay SAC (000697) July 2012
Slyne Head Islands SAC (000328) Sept 2012
Lower River Shannon SAC (002165) Sept 2012
Blackwater River [Cork/Waterford] SAC (002170) Sept 2012
Mulroy Bay SAC (002159) Nov 2012
Boyne Coast and Estuary SAC (001957) Nov 2012
Valencia Harbour/Portmagee Channel SAC (002262) Nov 2012
Killala Bay/Moy Estuary SAC (000458) Nov 2012
Baldoyle Bay SAC (000199) Dec 2012
Galway Bay Complex SAC (000268) April 2013
Long Bank SAC (002161) April 2013
Blackwater Bank SAC (002953) April 2013
Kenmare River SAC (002158) April 2013
Malahide Estuary SAC (000205) May 2013
Wicklow Reef SAC (002274) July 2013
Lambay Island (000204) July 2013
Carlingford Shore SAC (002306) July 2013
Rogerstown Estuary SAC (000208) Aug 2013
South Dublin Bay SAC (000210) Sept 2013
Tramore Dunes and Backstrand SAC (000671) Sept 2013
Cummmeen Strand / Drumcliff Bay (Sligo Bay) SAC (000627) Sept 2013
Rutland Island & Sound SAC (002283) Oct 2013
Kerry Head Shoal SAC (002263) Oct 2013
Achill Head SAC (002268) Oct 2013
Black Head Poulsallagh Complex SAC (000020) May 2014
Ballymacoda SAC (000077) Feb 2015
Glengarriff Harbour and Woodland SAC (000090) May 2015
Clonakilty Bay SAC (000091) May 2014
Rockabill to Dalkey Island SAC (003000) May 2013
North Dublin Bay SAC (000206) Nov 2013
Ballysadare Bay SAC (000622) Nov 2013
Magharee Islands SAC (002261) Dec 2013
Tralee Bay and Magharees Peninsula, West to Cloghane SAC (002070) Dec 2013
Duvillaun Islands SAC (000495) Dec 2013
Kilkieran Bay and Islands SAC (002111) Feb 2014
Broadhaven Bay SAC (000472) Feb 2014
Carrowmore Dunes SAC (002250) Mar 2014
Carrowmore Point to Spanish Point and Islands SAC (001021) April 2014
Blasket Islands SAC (002172) April 2014
Rathlin O’Birne Island SAC (000181) May 2014
Ballyness Bay SAC (001090) May 2014
Ballinskelligs Bay and Inny Estuary SAC (000335) May 2014
Great Island Channel SAC (001058) June 2014
Ballyteige Burrow SAC (000696) July 2014
Courtmacsherry Estuary SAC (001230) July 2014
Kilmuckridge-Tinnaberna Sandhills SAC (001741) July 2014
Kilkee Reefs SAC (002264) Aug 2014
Lough Hyne Nature Reserve and Environs SAC (000097) Aug 2014
Barley Cove to Ballyrisode Point SAC (001040) Sept 2014
Inisheer Island SAC (001275) Sept 2014
Sheephaven SAC (001190) Sept 2014
Horn Head and Rinclevan SAC (000147) Oct 2014
North Inishowen Coast SAC (002012) Nov 2014
Inishmaan Island SAC (000212) Dec 2014
Mullet / Blacksod Bay Complex SAC (000470) Dec 2014
Inishmore Island SAC (000213) Jan 2015
Slyne Head Peninsula SAC (002074) Feb 2015
Gweedore Bay and Islands SAC (001141) Mar 2015
Bunduff Lough and Machair/Trawalua/Mullaghmore SAC (000625) Mar 2015
St. John’s Point SAC (000191) Mar 2015
Streedagh Point Dunes SAC (001680) Mar 2015
Tory Island Coast SAC (002259) Mar 2015
Tranarossan and Melmore Lough SAC (000194) April 2015
Inishkea Islands SAC (000507) April 2015
Inishbofin and Inishshark SAC (000278) May 2015
Hempton's Turbot Bank SAC (002999) May 2015
Slieve League SAC (000189) Aug 2015
Slieve Tooey/Tormore Island/Loughros Beg Bay SAC (000190) Aug 2015
West of Ardara/Maas Road SAC (000197) Aug 2015
Connemara Bog Complex SAC (002034) Oct 2015
West Connacht Coast SAC (002998) Nov 2015
Barroughter Bog SAC (000231) Nov 2015
Kilsallagh Bog SAC (000285) Nov 2015
Sheheree (Ardagh) Bog (000382) Nov 2015
Corbo Bog SAC (002349) Nov 2015
Moanveanlagh Bog SAC (002351) Dec 2015
Ardgraigue Bog SAC (002356) Dec 2015
Tullaghanrock Bog SAC (002354) Dec 2015
Redwood Bog SAC (002353) Dec 2015
Cloonmoylan Bog SAC (000248) Jan 2016
Flughany Bog SAC (000497) Jan 2016
Callow Bog SAC (000595) Jan 2016
Cloonchambers Bog SAC (000600) Jan 2016
Cloonshanville Bog SAC (000614) Jan 2016
Kilcarren-Firville Bog SAC (000647) Jan 2016
Corliskea/Trien/Cloonfelliv Bog SAC (002110) Feb 2016
Knockacoller Bog SAC (002333) Feb 2016
Crosswood Bog SAC (002337) Feb 2016
Brown Bog SAC (002346) Feb 2016
Moneybeg and Clareisland Bogs SAC (002340) Feb 2016
Lisnageeragh Bog and Ballinastack Turlough SAC (000296) Mar 2016
Mount Hevey Bog SAC (002342) Mar 2016
All Saints Bog and Esker SAC (000566) April 2016
Mongan Bog SAC (000580) April 2016
Lough Lurgeen Bog/Glenamaddy Turlough SAC (000301) April 2016
Lough Forbes Complex SAC (001818) May 2016
Mount Brandon SAC (000375) June 2016
River Moy SAC (002298) Aug 2016
Drumalough Bog SAC (002338) Aug 2016
Clara Bog SAC (000572) Aug 2016
Corraun Plateau SAC (000485) Aug 2016
Ox Mountains Bogs SAC (002006) Aug 2016
Caha Mountains SAC (000093) Aug 2016
Lough Ree SAC (000440) Aug 2016
Clooneen Bog SAC (002348) Aug 2016
Slieve Fyagh Bog SAC (000542) Aug 2016
Boleybrack Mountain SAC (002032) Aug 2016
Ballyhoura Mountains SAC (002036) Aug 2016
Slieve Bernagh Bog SAC (002312) Aug 2016
Coolrain Bog SAC (002332) Aug 2016
Galtee Mountains SAC (000646) Aug 2016
Arroo Mountain SAC (001403) Aug 2016
Cuilcagh - Anierin Uplands SAC (000584) Sept 2016
Lough Nillan Bog (Carrickatlieve) SAC (000165) Sept 2016
Slieve Bloom Mountains SAC (000412) Sept 2016
Termon Strand SAC (001195) Sept 2016
Fawnboy Bog/Lough Nacung SAC (000140) Sept 2016
The Gearagh SAC (000108) Sept 2016
Ballynamona Bog and Corkip Lough SAC (002339) Sept 2016
Drongawn Lough SAC (002187) Sept 2016
Durnesh Lough SAC (000138) Oct 2016
Three Castle Head to Mizen Head SAC (000109) Nov 2016
Aran Island (Donegal) Cliffs SAC (000111) Nov 2016
Inishtrahull SAC (000154) Nov 2016
Helvick Head SAC (000665) Nov 2016
Erris Head SAC (001501) Nov 2016
Ardmore Head SAC (002123) Nov 2016
Howth Head SAC (000202) Dec 2016
Kilkeran Lake and Castlefreke Dunes SAC (001061) Dec 2016
Tullaher Lough and Bog SAC (002343) Dec 2016
Cahore Polders and Dunes SAC (000700) Dec 2016
Lackan Saltmarsh and Kilcummin Head SAC (000516) Dec 2016
Bellacragher Saltmarsh SAC (002005) Dec 2016
Clare Island Cliffs SAC (002243) Dec 2016
Omey Island Machair SAC (001309) Jan 2017
Doogort Machair/Lough Doo SAC (001497) Jan 2017
Murvey Machair SAC (002129) Jan 2017
Ireland's Eye SAC (002193) Jan 2017
Clogher Head SAC (001459) Jan 2017
Inagh River Estuary SAC (000036) Jan 2017
Lough Cahasy, Lough Baun and Roonah Lough SAC (001529) Jan 2017
Ballyhoorisky Point to Fanad Head SAC (001975) Jan 2017
Akeragh, Banna and Barrow Harbour SAC (000332) Jan 2017
Lough Nagreany Dunes SAC (000164) March 2017
Dog's Bay SAC (001257) March 2017
Kilpatrick Sandhills SAC (001742) March 2017
Lower River Suir SAC (002137) March 2017
Buckroney-Brittas Dunes and Fen SAC (000729) March 2017
Magherabeg Dunes SAC (001766) March 2017
Bray Head SAC (000714) April 2017
Lough Corrib SAC (000297) April 2017
Croaghonagh Bog SAC (000129) May 2017
Gannivegil Bog SAC (000142) May 2017
Magheradrumman Bog SAC (000168) May 2017
Meenaguse/Ardbane Bog SAC (000172) May 2017
Meentygrannagh Bog SAC (000173) May 2017
Rosroe Bog SAC (000324) May 2017
Lough Gall Bog SAC (000522) May 2017
Coolvoy Bog SAC (001107) May 2017
Dunragh Lough/Pettigo Plateau SAC (001125) May 2017
Derryclogher (Knockboy) Bog SAC (001873) May 2017
Maulagowna Bog SAC (001881) May 2017
Mullaghanish Bog SAC (001890) May 2017
Tamur Bog SAC (001992) May 2017
Pollagoona Bog SAC (002126) May 2017
Lough Golagh and Breesy Hill SAC (002164) May 2017
Carrowmore Lake Complex SAC (000476) May 2017
River Finn SAC (002301) May 2017

Special Protection Areas (SPA)

Dundalk Bay SPA (004026) July 2011
Castlemaine Harbour SPA (004029) July 2011
Lough Swilly SPA (004075) July 2011
Saltee Islands SPA (004002) Oct 2011
Dungarvan Harbour SPA (004032) Jan 2012
The Raven SPA (004019) March 2012
Wexford Harbour and Slobs SPA (004076) March 2012
Blackwater Estuary SPA (004028) July 2012
Bannow Bay SPA (004033) July 2012
Donegal Bay SPA (004151) July 2012
River Shannon and River Fergus Estuaries SPA (004077) Sept 2012
River Nanny Estuary and Shore SPA (004158) Sept 2012
Baldoyle Bay SPA (004016) March 2013
Boyne Estuary SPA (004080) March 2013
Inner Galway Bay SPA (004031) May 2013
Rockabill SPA (004014) May 2013
Killala Bay/ Moy Estuary SPA (004036) June 2013
Malahide Estuary SPA (004025) Aug 2013
Drumcliff Bay SPA (004013) Sept 2013
Carlingford Lough SPA (004078) Sept 2013
Cummeen Strand SPA (004035) Sept 2013
Tramore Back Strand SPA (004027) Oct 2013
Rogerstown Estuary SPA (004015) May 2013
Ballysadare SPA (004129) Oct 2013
Tralee Bay Complex SPA (004188) April 2014
Trawbreaga Bay SPA (004034) April 2014
Ballyteige Burrow SPA (004020) June 2014
Ballycotton Bay SPA (004022) Aug 2014
Mid-Clare Coast SPA (004182) Sept 2014
Lough Foyle SPA (004087) Sept 2014
Clonakilty Bay SPA (004081) Oct 2014
Blacksod Bay/Broad Haven SPA (004037) Dec 2014
Cork Harbour SPA (004030) Dec 2014
Ballymacoda Bay SPA (004023) Feb 2015
North Bull Island SPA (004006) Mar 2015
South Dublin Bay and River Tolka Estuary SPA (004024) Mar 2015