Clochar na gCon, Bealacooan Bog Nature Reserve is located in South Connemara, approximately 3 km north of Inverin village.

The bog forms part of the greater Connemara Bog Complex and is a classic and intact example of Atlantic or oceanic blanket bog, with a diverse flora which includes a number of scarce plant species and a blanket bog fauna which includes many of Ireland’s and Europe’s more important and threatened species. 

This actively growing bog is a priority EU habitat. Bird watching is also very popular in this reserve with many species noted.

Location

GPS: 53.275553, -9.419011