Comeragh Mountains SAC

Site Details

Site code
Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
Latitude: 52.2365
Longitude: -7.5674

Features of Interest

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

Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation [3260]

Northern Atlantic wet heaths with Erica tetralix [4010]

European dry heaths [4030]

Alpine and Boreal heaths [4060]

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]

Drepanocladus vernicosus (Slender Green Feather-moss) [1393]

Site Documents

Download Conservation Objectives

CO001952.pdf [347 KB]

Download Natura 2000 form

NF001952.pdf [111 KB]

Download Site Synopsis

SY001952.pdf [137 KB]

Related Publications

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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 [10.72 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: The vegetation of Irish Lakes. Part 2 [10.17 MB]
Year: 1984
Author: Heuff, H.
Series: Unpublished Report
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Title: Comeragh Mountains SAC, Upland Survey Report [29.46 MB]
Year: 2014
Author: Roche, J.R.; Perrin, P.M.; Barron, S.J.; Daly, O.H.
Series: Unpublished Report