Sheskinmore Lough

Sheskinmore Lough

Sheskinmore Lough is a shallow lake located behind Tramore Strand (Rosbeg) and Magheramore dunes (Loughros More estuary). The lake lies at the heart of a complex network of wetland, reedbed, machair and dunes, all of which are protected by the European Union (EU) Habitats Directive and Birds Directive.

The Friends of Sheskinmore website provides a platform for discovery and discussion about the natural history of Sheskinmore Lough by bringing together local knowledge, interest and enthusiasm for this nationally and internationally important site. Click here to get involvedupload your photos or contact us for more information.

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Upcoming events

Location When Summary Description
Kilclooney, Co. Donegal, Ireland August 20, 2017 at 11:00 am – 5:00 pm The Invasive Nature of Nature 20 August, 11am - 5pm The invasive nature of nature. Guided bus tours of the archaeological sites of the Kilclooney area. There will be talks and a display of information about the Doon Fort- Adopt a Monument project. Bus tours departs at the Dolmen Centre at 11am, 12:30pm, 2pm and 3:30pm. Booking is essential. Tea/coffee…
Sheskinmore Nature Reserve, Co. Donegal, Ireland August 24, 2017 at 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Nature Walk in Sheskinmore 24 August, 11am - 2pm A fun and educational guided nature walk through Sheskinmore Nature Reserve. Appropriate clothing and footwear essential. Not suitable for buggies. No dogs. Suitable for Children under 12 Car Parking Available Further Information 087 National Parks & Wildlife Service McGlincheys Field Studies Centre Sandfield, Ardara, Co. Donegal
Loughros More August 26, 2017 at 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm From the Screig to the Meal Chest: Loughros Heritage Group 26 August, 1:30pm - 4:30pm A guided moderate shoreline placenames trail, followed by refreshments. Experience the breath-taking scenery of the Loughros More Bay while learning about the place names and folklore of the area. Good walking shoes required. Dogs and children must be kept under close supervision, not suitable for pushchairs. Donations gratefully accepted for…