Galtee Mountains SAC

Site Details

Site code
000646
Designation
Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
Counties
Limerick
Tipperary
Coordinates
Latitude: 52.3661
Longitude: -8.14694

Features of Interest

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]

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

CO000646_2.pdf [7.12 MB]

Download Natura2000 form

NF000646.pdf [79 KB]

Download Site Synopsis

SY000646.pdf [135 KB]

Related Publications

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Title: Galtee Mountains SAC [4.50 MB]
Year: 2005
Author: NPWS
Series: Conservation Plan
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Title: A Preliminary Report on Areas of Scientific Interest in County Tipperary (S.R.) [2.20 MB]
Year:
Author: Fahy, E.; Goodwillie, R.
Series: Unpublished Report
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Title: Galtee Mountains SAC, Upland Survey Report [24.98 MB]
Year: 2014
Author: Roche, J.R.; Perrin, P.M.; Barron, S.J.; Daly, O.H.
Series: Unpublished Report