Galtee Mountains SAC

Site Details

Site code
Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
Latitude: 52.3668
Longitude: -8.14451

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]

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.pdf [7.1 MB]

Download Site Synopsis

SY000646.pdf [135 KB]

Statutory Instrument

Download Statutory Instrument Map(s)

MAP000646.pdf [16.2 MB]

Related Publications

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Title: Galtee Mountains SAC [4.5 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.) [2.2 MB]
Author: Fahy, E.; Goodwillie, R.
Series: Unpublished Report
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Title: Galtee Mountains SAC, Upland Survey Report [25.0 MB]
Year: 2014
Author: Roche, J.R.; Perrin, P.M.; Barron, S.J.; Daly, O.H.
Series: Unpublished Report