7130 is the habitat code for blanket bog
No comprehensive mapping of the SAC has been undertaken
Estimate 12.376 Ha of blanket bog in Wicklow Mountains SAC (38% of the area)
Wicklow Mountains SAC (site code 002122): Conservation objectives supporting document – blanket bogs and associated habitats (NPWS, Version 1, July 2017)
Blanket bogs occur throughout the SAC, often in association with other habitats including heath and upland acid grasslands.
Well-developed examples are present at
- Liffey Head Bog,
- Castlekelly Bog,
- Shankill Bog,
- Cloghoge Bog,
- Ballynultagh Bog
- Brockagh Bog.
- large stretch from Lugnaquilla northwards towards Table Mountain, and stretching east towards Laragh
Liffey Head Bog fire