SACs in Northern Ireland

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There are 57 SACs, SCIs or cSACs in Northern Ireland. Sites are sorted alphabetically.


EU Code Name Country Local Authority Area (ha) Status
UK0030318 Aughnadarragh Lough
NI
Down
12.8
SAC
UK0030319 Ballykilbeg
NI
Down
37.59
SAC
UK0016599 Ballynahone Bog
NI
Londonderry
243.52
SAC
UK0030083 Banagher Glen
NI
Londonderry
87.9
SAC
UK0030084 Bann Estuary
NI
Londonderry
348.37
SAC
UK0030089 Binevenagh
NI
Londonderry
90.92
SAC
UK0016609 Black Bog
NI
Tyrone
183.72
SAC
UK0030097 Breen Wood
NI
Antrim
36.03
SAC
UK0030110 Carn-Glenshane Pass
NI
Londonderry
1941.28
SAC
UK0030116 Cladagh (Swanlinbar) River
NI
Fermanagh
28.36
SAC
UK0030321 Cranny Bogs
NI
Tyrone
79.06
SAC
UK0016603 Cuilcagh Mountain
NI
Fermanagh
2751.68
SAC
UK0030322 Curran Bog
NI
Londonderry
183.51
SAC
UK0030323 Dead Island Bog
NI
Londonderry
54.62
SAC
UK0030324 Deroran Bog
NI
Tyrone
75.6
SAC
UK0016620 Derryleckagh
NI
Down
48.73
SAC
UK0016615 Eastern Mournes
NI
Down
7509.59
SAC
UK0016611 Fairy Water Bogs
NI
Tyrone
224.18
SAC
UK0030068 Fardrum and Roosky Turloughs
NI
Fermanagh
43.21
SAC
UK0016606 Garron Plateau
NI
Antrim
4652.18
SAC
UK0016610 Garry Bog
NI
Antrim
154.91
SAC
UK0030169 Hollymount
NI
Down
49.96
SAC
UK0030045 Largalinny
NI
Fermanagh
245.54
SAC
UK0030180 Lecale Fens
NI
Down
40.87
SAC
UK0030047 Lough Melvin
NI
Fermanagh
517.98
SAC
UK0016621 Magheraveely Marl Loughs
NI
Fermanagh
58.89
SAC
UK0016613 Magilligan
NI
Londonderry
1059.62
SAC
UK0030199 Main Valley Bogs
NI
Antrim
186.35
SAC
UK0016619 Monawilkin
NI
Fermanagh
175.25
SAC
UK0030211 Moneygal Bog
NI
Tyrone
156.16
SAC
UK0030212 Moninea Bog
NI
Fermanagh
44.84
SAC
UK0030214 Montiaghs Moss
NI
Antrim
151.39
SAC
UK0016612 Murlough
NI
Down
11903.9
SAC
UK0030224 North Antrim Coast
NI
Antrim
311.44
SAC
UK0030233 Owenkillew River
NI
Tyrone
213.84
SAC
UK0030236 Peatlands Park
NI
Armagh
207.53
SAC
UK0016607 Pettigoe Plateau
NI
Fermanagh
1267.88
SAC
UK0030055 Rathlin Island
NI
Antrim
3346.59
SAC
UK0030244 Rea`s Wood and Farr`s Bay
NI
Antrim
41.83
SAC
UK0030365 Red Bay
NI
 
966.16
SCI
UK0030361 River Faughan and Tributaries
NI
 
293.79
SAC
UK0030320 River Foyle and Tributaries
NI
Tyrone
771.8
SAC
UK0030360 River Roe and Tributaries
NI
Londonderry
408.19
SAC
UK0030268 Rostrevor Wood
NI
Down
16.65
SAC
UK0030383 Skerries and Causeway
NI
 
10875.96
SCI
UK0016622 Slieve Beagh
NI
Fermanagh; Tyrone
1888.18
SAC
UK0030277 Slieve Gullion
NI
Armagh
612.7
SAC
UK0016618 Strangford Lough
NI
Down
15391.77
SAC
UK0016608 Teal Lough
NI
Londonderry; Tyrone
198.5
SAC
UK0030384 The Maidens
NI
 
7466.25
SCI
UK0030325 Tonnagh Beg Bog
NI
Tyrone
55.71
SAC
UK0030326 Tully Bog
NI
Tyrone
36.06
SAC
UK0030291 Turmennan
NI
Down
14.83
SAC
UK0030296 Upper Ballinderry River
NI
Tyrone
58.88
SAC
UK0016614 Upper Lough Erne
NI
Fermanagh
5751.34
SAC
UK0030300 West Fermanagh Scarplands
NI
Fermanagh
2276.47
SAC
UK0030303 Wolf Island Bog
NI
Londonderry
118.14
SAC

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Key to site status abbreviations

  • SAC     =    Special Area of Conservation
  • SCI       =    Site of Community Importance
  • cSAC   =    candidate Special Area of Conservation 
  • pSAC   =    possible Special Area of Conservation 


Site area and location information for pSACs, where available, is provisional. Descriptive site details are not available for pSACs.

 

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