Lough Ree SAC

Site Details

Site code
000440
Designation
Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
Counties
Longford
Roscommon
Westmeath
Coordinates
Latitude: 53.5542
Longitude: -7.98528

Features of Interest

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

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

Degraded raised bogs still capable of natural regeneration [7120]

Alkaline fens [7230]

Limestone pavements [8240]

Old sessile oak woods with Ilex and Blechnum in the British Isles [91A0]

Bog woodland [91D0]

Lutra lutra (Otter) [1355]

Site Documents

Download Conservation Objectives

CO000440.pdf [14.79 MB]

Download Natura2000 form

NF000440.pdf [120 KB]

Download Site Synopsis

SY000440.pdf [150 KB]

Related Publications

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Title: An invertebrate survey of Coill Eoin, St John’s Wood, Co Roscommon [3.18 MB]
Year: 2011
Author: Alexander, K. N. A.
Series: Irish Wildlife Manual
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Title: Semi natural grassland survey of counties Roscommon and Offaly [3.13 MB]
Year: 2007
Author: Martin, J.R.; Gabbett, M.; Perrin, P.M.; Delaney, A.M.
Series: Unpublished Report