Inishmaan Island SAC

Site Details

Site code
000212
Designation
Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
County
Galway
Coordinates
Latitude: 53.0839
Longitude: -9.60694

Features of Interest

Reefs [1170]

Perennial vegetation of stony banks [1220]

Vegetated sea cliffs of the Atlantic and Baltic coasts [1230]

Embryonic shifting dunes [2110]

Shifting dunes along the shoreline with Ammophila arenaria (white dunes) [2120]

Machairs (* in Ireland) [21A0]

European dry heaths [4030]

Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) [6210]

Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) [6510]

Limestone pavements [8240]

Site Documents

Download Conservation Objectives

CO000212.pdf [3.23 MB]

Download Natura2000 form

NF000212.pdf [91 KB]

Download Site Synopsis

SY000212.pdf [142 KB]

Related Publications

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Title: Marine communities of Kilkieran Bay, the Aran Islands and the Skerd Rocks and an assessment of their nature conservation importance [4.21 MB]
Year: 1994
Author: Sides, E.M., Picton, B.E., Emblow, C.S., Morrow, C.C., Costello, M.J.
Series: Unpublished Report
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Title: Coastal Monitoring Project 2004-2006 [2.67 MB]
Year: 2009
Author: Ryle, T.; Murray, A.; Connolly, C.; Swann, M.
Series: Unpublished Report
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Title: Inishmaan Island SAC (000212) Conservation objectives supporting document - Marine habitats [Version 1] [531 KB]
Year: 2014
Author: NPWS
Series: Unpublished Report