Barrigone SAC

Site Details

Site code
000432
Designation
Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
County
Limerick
Coordinates
Latitude: 52.5997
Longitude: -9.03833

Features of Interest

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]

Euphydryas aurinia (Marsh Fritillary) [1065]

Site Documents

Download Conservation Objectives

CO000432.pdf [136 KB]

Download Natura2000 form

NF000432.pdf [71 KB]

Download Site Synopsis

SY000432.pdf [128 KB]

Related Publications

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Title: The conservation status of juniper formations in Ireland [7.14 MB]
Year: 2012
Author: Cooper, F., Stone, R.E., McEvoy, P., Wilkins, T., Reid, N.
Series: Irish Wildlife Manual
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Title: A Report on Areas of Scientific Interest in Co. Limerick [1.39 MB]
Year: 1971
Author: Young, R.
Series: Unpublished Report
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Title: Barrigone SAC [3.18 MB]
Year: 2005
Author: NPWS
Series: Conservation Plan