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RAMSAR SITE

Ramsar sites are designated under the Convention of Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar Convention 1971) which includes a list of wetlands of international importance (the ‘Ramsar List’). Each member state must recognise and preserve internationally important wetlands. Ireland has designated 45 wetlands for inclusion in the Ramsar List of Wetlands of International Importance, the majority of which are owned by the State.

 

Lough Oughter in County Cavan (covering an area of 1,464 hectares) has been designated as a suitable wetland for inclusion in the ‘Ramsar List of Wetlands of International Importance’. It is recognised nationally and internationally as being of significant value not only for the Country, but for humanity as a whole.

Built Heritage
Built Heritage

Cavan Cathedral

Natural Heritage
Natural Heritage

Drumlane Manor

Natural Heritage Areas
Natural Heritage Areas

Lough Gowna

Special Areas Of Conservation
Special Areas Of Conservation

Cuilcagh-Anieran Uplands

Ramsar Sites
Ramsar Sites

Lough Oughter

Golden Ways
Golden Ways

Brankill Golden Way

Cultural Heritage
Cultural Heritage

Cavan Burren Park