A haven for wildlife and home to a wealth of flora and fauna, the Lough supports thousands of wildfowl and a large-scale eel fishing industry, and also has a rich Christian Heritage with the remnants of three round towers and one of the finest high crosses in the whole of Ireland, Ardboe Cross.
Lough Neagh contains over 800 billion gallons of water and has a unique and diverse habitat with many rare species of plants, bugs, waterfowl, birds and fish. It has been designated a Ramsar Site – this is an internationally recognised treaty for the conservation of wetlands.
Its remarkable flora and fauna mean it is also an Area of Special Scientific Interest (ASSI) and a Special Protected Area. The woodlands, bogs, meadows, rivers and reedbeds all provide a wonderful home for its inhabitants.
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Lough Neagh Website