Parks, Reserves and other protected areas in


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The most important legislation underpinning biodiversity and nature conservation in Ireland is the Wildlife Act (1976), together with the Wildlife Amendment Act (2000) and the European Union (Natural Habitats) Regulations. The Wildlife Act provided a good legislative base for nature conservation. The species protection provisions, including those regulating hunting, were quite comprehensive, to the extent, for example, that they largely foresaw similar aspects of the EU Birds and Habitats Directives. Read more


National parks

 Ballycroy national park11.779 ha
 Burren national park1.500 ha
 Connemara national park2.957 ha
 Glenveagh national park6.475 ha
 Killarney national park10.236 ha
 Wicklow Mountains national park20.000 ha

The photo next to the name of the protected area means that you will find information directly updated by the respective Park Authorities.
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