Planting at Ardderrynagleragh was carried out mainly in 1989. The property includes approx. 178ha of a mixed conifer plantation consisting of Sitka spruce (SS) - over 70% of planted area - and Lodgepole pine (LP). The growth is consistent with SS and LP plantations in the area. The property borders Ardderry Lough, Lough Agaddy and Lough Nahasleam and overlooks the hotel at Maam Cross. A 110kV ESB line has a 61m corridor through the property. An access road from the adjacent Coillte property to the East was built by the ESB during construction of the line. Access to the property can also be gained through the entrance from the R336 just south of Maam Cross.
Altitude: 35 â€“ 85 metres
Total area: 209.68ha - as per folio GY87918F
Planted area: 178ha
Detailed species map available upon request.
LOCATION AND DIRECTIONS
Ardderrynagleragh is located just south of Maam Cross approx. 43 km north-west of Galway city.
From Galway: From Galway city take the N59. Continue on the N59 for 23km, through Moycullen and Oughterard. Continue through Oughterard on the N59 for another 17km until you reach Maam Cross. The property is on your left, across Ardderry Lough, as you approach Maam Cross. At Maam Cross (Peacockes Hotel) take a left onto the R336 for about 400m and the entrance to the property will be on your left hand side.
Loc8 Code: K5P-19-R84
Grid Reference Number: L 97531 45894
The property could also be seen on foot via the adjacent Coillte property â€“ entrance / barrier located 3km to the east of Maam Cross on the N59 â€“ this is not a right of way.
Loc8 Code: K4P-78-T74
Grid Reference Number: M 00702 45802
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