Castletaylor Complex SAC

Site Details

Site code
000242
Designation
Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
County
Galway
Coordinates
Latitude: 53.1854
Longitude: -8.81718

Qualifying Interests

Turloughs [3180]

Alpine and Boreal heaths [4060]

Juniperus communis formations on heaths or calcareous grasslands [5130]

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

Limestone pavements [8240]

Site Documents

Download Conservation Objectives

CO000242.pdf [8.1 MB]

Download Natura 2000 form

NF000242.pdf [98 KB]

Download Site Synopsis

SY000242.pdf [135 KB]

Statutory Instrument

https://www.irishstatutebook.ie/eli/2018/si/73/made/en

Related Publications

Cover image
Title: The conservation status of juniper formations in Ireland [7.1 MB]
Year: 2012
Author: Cooper, F., Stone, R.E., McEvoy, P., Wilkins, T., Reid, N.
Series: Irish Wildlife Manual