Mouds Bog SAC

Site Details

Site code: 002331

Designation: Special Area of Conservation (SAC)

County: Kildare

Coordinates: Latitude: 53.2147 Longitude: -6.8171

Qualifying Interests

Active raised bogs [7110]

Degraded raised bogs still capable of natural regeneration [7120]

Depressions on peat substrates of the Rhynchosporion [7150]

Monivea Bog SAC

Site Details

Site code: 002352

Designation: Special Area of Conservation (SAC)

County: Galway

Coordinates: Latitude: 53.3616 Longitude: -8.68073

Google maps: https://goo.gl/maps/f68uRuUra8gu5kLT7

Qualifying Interests

Active raised bogs [7110]

Degraded raised bogs still capable of natural regeneration [7120]

Depressions on peat substrates of the Rhynchosporion [7150]

Coolrain Bog SAC

Site Details

Site code: 002332

Designation: Special Area of Conservation (SAC)

County: Laois

Coordinates: Latitude: 52.9733 Longitude: -7.60005

Google maps: https://goo.gl/maps/fsh4CG6T6n1HhaPB8

Qualifying Interests

Active raised bogs [7110]

Degraded raised bogs still capable of natural regeneration [7120]

Depressions on peat substrates of the Rhynchosporion [7150]

Corbo Bog SAC

Site Details

Site code: 002349

Designation: Special Area of Conservation (SAC)

County: Roscommon

Coordinates: Latitude: 53.6694 Longitude: -8.0855

Qualifying Interests

Active raised bogs [7110]

Degraded raised bogs still capable of natural regeneration [7120]

Depressions on peat substrates of the Rhynchosporion [7150]

Cloonchambers Bog SAC

Site Details

Site code: 000600

Designation: Special Area of Conservation (SAC)

County: Roscommon

Coordinates: Latitude: 53.7698 Longitude: -8.56517

Qualifying Interests

Active raised bogs [7110]

Degraded raised bogs still capable of natural regeneration [7120]

Depressions on peat substrates of the Rhynchosporion [7150]

Bellanagare Bog SAC

Site Details

Site code: 000592

Designation: Special Area of Conservation (SAC)

County: Roscommon

Coordinates: Latitude: 53.8273 Longitude: -8.43633

Google maps: https://goo.gl/maps/DXrn5MuK3A4C79ow6

Qualifying Interests

Active raised bogs [7110]

Degraded raised bogs still capable of natural regeneration [7120]

Depressions on peat substrates of the Rhynchosporion [7150]

Cloonmoylan Bog SAC

Site Details

Site code: 000248

Designation: Special Area of Conservation (SAC)

County: Galway

Coordinates: Latitude: 53.0535 Longitude: -8.33174

Qualifying Interests

Active raised bogs [7110]

Degraded raised bogs still capable of natural regeneration [7120]

Depressions on peat substrates of the Rhynchosporion [7150]

Bog woodland [91D0]

Ardgraigue Bog SAC

Site Details

Site code: 002356

Designation: Special Area of Conservation (SAC)

County: Galway

Coordinates: Latitude: 53.1738 Longitude: -8.24203

Qualifying Interests

Active raised bogs [7110]

Degraded raised bogs still capable of natural regeneration [7120]

Depressions on peat substrates of the Rhynchosporion [7150]

Barroughter Bog SAC

Site Details

Site code: 000231

Designation: Special Area of Conservation (SAC)

County: Galway

Coordinates: Latitude: 53.0789 Longitude: -8.31093

Qualifying Interests

Active raised bogs [7110]

Degraded raised bogs still capable of natural regeneration [7120]

Depressions on peat substrates of the Rhynchosporion [7150]

EPA investigation into turf cutting on SACs

The Environmental Protection Agency [EPA] has accepted a complaint from a conservation charity under the Environmental Liability Directive [ELD] and is undertaking an investigation into turf cutting on Ireland’s raised bog Special Areas of Conservation.

https://www.friendsoftheirishenvironment.org/press-releases/18129-epa-commences-investigation-of-turf-cutters-in-sacs