Lough Gill SAC

Site Details

Site code
Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
Latitude: 54.2613
Longitude: -8.34124

Qualifying Interests

Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition - type vegetation [3150]

Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) [6210]

Old sessile oak woods with Ilex and Blechnum in the British Isles [91A0]

Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) [91E0]

Austropotamobius pallipes (White-clawed Crayfish) [1092]

Petromyzon marinus (Sea Lamprey) [1095]

Lampetra planeri (Brook Lamprey) [1096]

Lampetra fluviatilis (River Lamprey) [1099]

Salmo salar (Salmon) [1106]

Lutra lutra (Otter) [1355]

Site Documents

Download Conservation Objectives

CO001976.pdf [7.8 MB]

Download Site Synopsis

SY001976.pdf [135 KB]

Statutory Instrument


Download Statutory Instrument Map(s)

MAP001976.pdf [76.1 MB]

Related Publications

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Title: Assessment of the distribution and abundance of Kingfisher Alcedo atthis and other riparian birds on six SAC river systems in Ireland [2.3 MB]
Year: 2010
Author: Cummins, S.; Fisher, J.; Gaj McKeever, R.; McNaghten, L.; Crowe, O.
Series: Unpublished Report