Uragh Wood

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Uragh Wood
Irish: Tearmann Dúlra Choill na hIúraí
Uragh Wood.jpg
Uragh Wood seen from the lake
Location County Kerry, Ireland
Area 87 ha
Established 1982
Governing body National Parks and Wildlife Service

Uragh Wood (Irish: Tearmann Dúlra Choill na hIúraí) is wood in Tuosist, County Kerry, Ireland, which was designated a nature reserve in 1982. The wood is largely sessile oak and covers 87 ha.[1] It is owned by the state.

Since Ireland's adoption of the European Union's Habitats Directive, the wood has been included within a Special Area of Conservation of 1,154 ha called "Cloonee and Inchiquin Loughs, Uragh Wood" (Inchiquin[2] being the lake next to the wood).[3]

Flora and Fauna[edit]

Fauna includes:

The wood is internationally important for its suite of hyper-oceanic woodland bryophytes.[4]


There is no public access.

See also[edit]


Coordinates: 51°48′16″N 9°41′19″W / 51.80444°N 9.68861°W / 51.80444; -9.68861