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The 4th National Biodiversity Action Plan was launched in January 2024 for the period 2023 - 2030.
The EU Commission published a mandate for the Fitness Check on the EU Birds and Habitats Directives in February 2014. Its purpose was to examine progress in implementation and integration of the Directive across the Member States of the EU.
Birds Case (C 418/04) Programme of Measures - The Programme of Measures sets out the actions taken to date by Ireland in response to the Judgment of the Court of Justice of the European Union in the Birds Case, together with commitments for further action to ensure that remaining issues have been dealt with.
- Aquaculture Update, June 2019
- General Update, December 2019
- Programme of Measures Update, February 2022
Status of Habitats and Species - Article 17 Reports
The status and trends of Ireland’s bird species – Article 12 Reports
Species Action Plans (SAPs) for species of highest conservation concern.
Site-Specific Conservation Objectives are available for many Special Areas of Conservation and Special Protection Areas. You can find SSCO documents here, or by searching for the site using the site code at this page.
Red Lists dealing with rare and threatened species.
Marine Reports - Reports relating to the Marine Environment, Habitat and Species.
Irish Wildlife Manuals reports from research branch projects relating to the conservation management of habitats and species in Ireland.