To find out what research is being undertaken at Sheskinmore Lough, how and why it’s being done, or simply to find out more information about the site and those associated with it, click on the following links:
Conservation information and legislation:
NPWS Conservation objectives for Sheskinmore Lough SPA 
NPWS Conservation objectives for West of Ardara/Maas Road SAC 000197
NPWS Sheskinmore Lough Nature Reserve
Birdwatch Ireland Sheskinmore Lough Reserve Details
Birdwatch Ireland Important Bird Areas of Ireland Report
European Environment Agency (EEA) Sheskinmore Lough Factsheet
Barrett-Mold C, Burningham H and French JR 2009. Stratigraphic insights from sedimentary peels of littoral estuarine depositional systems. Journal of Coastal Research SI56, 584 – 588. Lisbon, Portugal, ISSN 0749-0258.
Barrett-Mold C, Burningham H 2010. Contrasting ecology of prograding coastal dunes on the northwest coast of Ireland. Journal of Coastal Conservation 14(2), 81-90.
Knight J, Burningham H 2011. Sand dune morphodynamics and prehistoric human occupation in NW Ireland. In Brown, A.G., Basell, L.S., Butzer, A.K.W., Basell, L.S., Butzer, K.W. (Eds.). Geoarchaeology, Climate Change, Sustainability, Geological Society of America 476, 81-92.
Lavery TA 1993. A review of the distribution, ecology and status of the marsh fritillary Euphydryas aurinia Rottemburg, 1775 (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) in Ireland. The Irish Naturalists’ Journal, 24 (5), 192-199.
McLoughlin D, Benson C, Williams B, Cotton D 2010. The movement patterns of two populations of Twite Carduelis flavirostris in Ireland. Ringing & Migration 25(1): 15-21.
Molyneux Hutton 2000. Evidence for significant granite space creation by the ballooning mechanism: The example of the Ardara pluton, Ireland. Bulletin of the Geological Society of America 112(10): 1543-1558.
Pilgrim EM, Von Dohlen CD 2007. Molecular and Morphological Study of Species-Level Questions Within the Dragonfly Genus Sympetrum (Odonata: Libellulidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 100(5): 688-702.
Ruttledge RF, Hall Watt R 1958. The Distribution and Status of Wild Geese in Ireland. Bird Study 5(1): 22-33.
UCL Research at Sheskinmore and in west Donegal