Carlingford Mountain SAC

Site Details

Site code
Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
Latitude: 54.0587
Longitude: -6.27125

Qualifying Interests

Northern Atlantic wet heaths with Erica tetralix [4010]

European dry heaths [4030]

Alpine and Boreal heaths [4060]

Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on siliceous substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas, in Continental Europe) [6230]

Blanket bogs (* if active bog) [7130]

Transition mires and quaking bogs [7140]

Alkaline fens [7230]

Siliceous scree of the montane to snow levels (Androsacetalia alpinae and Galeopsietalia ladani) [8110]

Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation [8210]

Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation [8220]

Site Documents

Download Conservation Objectives

CO000453.pdf [7.4 MB]

Download Site Synopsis

SY000453.pdf [237 KB]

Statutory Instrument

Download Statutory Instrument Map(s)

MAP000453.pdf [11.8 MB]

Related Publications

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Title: A Preliminary Report on Areas of Scientific Interest in County Louth [3.7 MB]
Year: 1972
Author: Fahy, E.
Series: Unpublished Report
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Title: Carlingford Mountain SAC, Upland Survey Report [14.6 MB]
Year: 2014
Author: Roche, J.R.; Perrin, P.M.; Barron, S.J.; Daly, O.H.
Series: Unpublished Report