Coole-Garryland Complex SAC

Site Details

Site code
000252
Designation
Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
County
Galway
Coordinates
Latitude: 53.087
Longitude: -8.85186

Qualifying Interests

Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition - type vegetation [3150]

Turloughs [3180]

Rivers with muddy banks with Chenopodion rubri p.p. and Bidention p.p. vegetation [3270]

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]

Taxus baccata woods of the British Isles [91J0]

Site Documents

Download Conservation Objectives

CO000252.pdf [9.0 MB]

Download Site Synopsis

SY000252.pdf [145 KB]

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
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Title: Turloughs over 10ha. - Vegetation survey and evaluation [9.6 MB]
Year: 1992
Author: Goodwillie, R.
Series: Unpublished Report