Designated and Proposed Ramsar sites in Northern Ireland

Details of new Ramsar sites for designation are submitted to the Ramsar Secretariat on Ramsar Information Sheets (RIS), in accordance with the Explanatory notes and guidelines for completing the Information Sheet on Ramsar Wetlands. The hyperlinks within each Ramsar site code in the table below link to a PDF file (size < 170kb) of the relevant RIS, as submitted to the Ramsar Secretariat. RIS are not available for proposed sites.
 
The RIS were updated during 2004, and revised data was submitted ahead of the 9th Ramsar Conference of Parties (CoP) held in November 2005. 
 
Ramsar sites 31 August 2007
Name New
Site Code
Old
Site Code
Country &
Territories
Area (ha)     Latitude       Longitude   Status
Ballynahone Bog UK12001 7UK127 Northern Ireland 243.24 54 49 25 N 06 39 40 W Designated
Belfast Lough UK12002 7UK123 Northern Ireland 432.14 54 38 00 N 05 54 00 W Designated
Black Bog UK12003 7UK142 Northern Ireland 183.42 054 40 21 N 007 01 00 W Designated
Carlingford Lough UK12004 7UK119 Northern Ireland 830.51 54 03 00 N 06 07 00 W Designated
Cuilcagh Mountain UK12005 7UK128 Northern Ireland 2744.45 54 13 26 N 07 48 17 W Designated
Derryleckagh UK12006   Northern Ireland 42.41 54 09 54 N 06 17 10 W Proposed
Dundrum Bay UK12007   Northern Ireland       Proposed
Fairy Water Bogs UK12008 7UK143 Northern Ireland 223.7 54 38 29 N 07 28 24 W Designated
Fardrum and Roosky Turloughs UK12009 7UK155 Northern Ireland 43.1 54 24 00 N 07 43 20 W Designated
Garron Plateau UK12010 7UK129 Northern Ireland 4650.07 55 00 10 N 06 03 40 W Designated
Garry Bog UK12011 7UK149 Northern Ireland 154.76 55 06 30 N 06 31 40 W Designated
Killough Bay UK12012   Northern Ireland 104.23 054 15 21 N 005 37 50 W Designated
Larne Lough UK12013 7UK109 Northern Ireland 395.94 54 48 54 N 05 44 38 W Designated
Lough Foyle UK12014 7UK133 Northern Ireland 2204.36 55 05 24 N 07 01 37 W Designated
Lough Neagh and Lough Beg UK12016 7UK009 Northern Ireland 50165.84 54 34 11 N 06 24 34 W Designated
Magheraveely Marl Loughs UK12017   Northern Ireland 58.78 054 11 21 N 007 16 00 W Designated
Outer Ards UK12018   Northern Ireland 1154.16 054 32 47 N 005 29 02 W Designated
Pettigoe Plateau UK12019 7UK105 Northern Ireland 1264.32 54 32 00 N 07 59 04 W Designated
Slieve Beagh UK12020 7UK145 Northern Ireland 1884.68 54 20 53 N 07 11 38 W Designated
Strangford Lough UK12021 7UK120 Northern Ireland 15581.3 54 26 40 N 05 35 40 W Designated
Teal Lough UK12022   Northern Ireland 198.22 054 44 06 N 006 51 14 W Proposed
Turmennan Lough UK12023 7UK156 Northern Ireland 14.83 54 22 46 N 05 42 51 W Designated
Upper Lough Erne UK12024 7UK110 Northern Ireland 5818.07 54 12 00 N 07 29 40 W Designated
 
Many designated sites are on private land: the listing of a site in these pages does not imply any right of public access.