Cuilcagh - Anierin Uplands SAC

Site Details

Site code
Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
Latitude: 54.1535
Longitude: -7.8834

Qualifying Interests

Oligotrophic waters containing very few minerals of sandy plains (Littorelletalia uniflorae) [3110]

Natural dystrophic lakes and ponds [3160]

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]

Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) [7220]

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

Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation [8220]

Hamatocaulis vernicosus (Slender Green Feather-moss) [6216]

Site Documents

Download Conservation Objectives

CO000584.pdf [21.8 MB]

Download Site Synopsis

SY000584.pdf [142 KB]

Statutory Instrument

Download Statutory Instrument Map(s)

MAP000584.pdf [90.3 MB]

Related Publications

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Title: An Inventory of Mollusca in potential SAC sites [16.6 MB]
Year: 1998
Author: Moorkens, E.
Series: Unpublished Report
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Title: The status of Red Grouse in Ireland and the effects of land use, habitat and habitat quality on their distribution. Irish Wildlife Manuals No. 50 [10.7 MB]
Year: 2010
Author: Cummins, S.; Bleasdale, A.; Douglas, C.; Newton, S.; O'Halloran, J.; Wilson, H.J.
Series: Irish Wildlife Manual
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Title: A Preliminary Report on Areas of Scientific Interest in County Cavan [2.1 MB]
Year: 1972
Author: Farrell, L.
Series: Unpublished Report
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Title: Cuilcagh – Anieran Uplands SAC, Upland Survey Report [41.6 MB]
Year: 2013
Author: Perrin, P.M.; Roche, J. R.; Barron, S.J.; Daly, O.H.; Hodd, R.L.; Muldoon, C.S.; Leyden, K.J.
Series: Unpublished Report