Barley Cove to Ballyrisode Point SAC

Site Details

Site code
Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
Latitude: 51.474
Longitude: -9.73635

Qualifying Interests

Mudflats and sandflats not covered by seawater at low tide [1140]

Perennial vegetation of stony banks [1220]

Salicornia and other annuals colonising mud and sand [1310]

Atlantic salt meadows (Glauco-Puccinellietalia maritimae) [1330]

Mediterranean salt meadows (Juncetalia maritimi) [1410]

Shifting dunes along the shoreline with Ammophila arenaria (white dunes) [2120]

Fixed coastal dunes with herbaceous vegetation (grey dunes) [2130]

European dry heaths [4030]

Petalophyllum ralfsii (Petalwort) [1395]

Site Documents

Download Conservation Objectives

CO001040.pdf [4.8 MB]

Download Site Synopsis

SY001040.pdf [136 KB]

Statutory Instrument

Download Statutory Instrument Map(s)

MAP001040.pdf [7.6 MB]

Related Publications

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Title: Marine communities of the Bantry Bay area, and an assessment of their nature conservation importance [3.0 MB]
Year: 1994
Author: Emblow, C.S., Picton, B.E., Morrow, C.C., Sides, E.M., Costello, M.J.
Series: Unpublished Report
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Title: Coastal Monitoring Project 2004-2006 [2.7 MB]
Year: 2009
Author: Ryle, T.; Murray, A.; Connolly, C.; Swann, M.
Series: Unpublished Report
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Title: Irish semi-natural grasslands survey annual report No. 1 [6.7 MB]
Year: 2008
Author: Martin, J.R.; Perrin, P.M.; Delaney, A.M.; O'Neill, F.H.; McNutt, K.E.
Series: Unpublished Report
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Title: Saltmarsh Monitoring Project 2007-2008. Volume 2 [16.5 MB]
Year: 2009
Author: McCorry, M.; Ryle, T.
Series: Unpublished Report