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The 3rd National Biodiversity Action Plan was launched in October 2017 for the period 2017 - 2021.

Interim Review of the Implementation of the National Biodiversity Action Plan 2017 - 2021

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 (MAY 2017) 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

Prioritised Action Framework

Status of Habitats and Species - Article 17 Reports

The status and trends of Ireland’s bird species – Article 12 Reports

LIFE Applications where National Parks and Wildlife Service input is required or requested

Species Action Plans (SAPs) for species of highest conservation concern.

Conservation Management Plans for many of the Special Area of Conservation Sites. If you know the sitecode, you can also download the plan documents through our site search.

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.

Leaflets of general interest.