- Site number:842
- Area:1,491 ha
- Designation date:07-06-1996
- Coordinates:54°17'N 08°30'W
Cummeen Strand. 11/06/96; Sligo; 1,491 ha; 54°17'N 008°30'W. Special Protection Area EC Directive. An estuarine arm of Sligo bay, made famous by poet W. B. Yeats, with mudflats and sandflats. Important arrival point for Brent geese Branta bernicla and also has internationally important numbers of Charadrius hiaticula. Ramsar site no. 842.
- Regional (international) legal designations:
- EU Natura 2000
- Last publication date:07-06-1996