There are now a total of 25 sites located across the Wicklow and Dublin Uplands participating in the SUAS Project with a combined total of 7,500ha.of upland habitats under management.
Under the three phases of the project’s delivery, there are now a total of 25 sites located across the Wicklow and Dublin Uplands participating in the SUAS Project. With a combined total of 7,500ha., each location has its own unique landscape characteristics, cultural heritage and management approach and are undertaking different actions under the guidance of the project.
Map of Participating Sites
Please see the map below to view the location and topography of each of the participating sites.
The Phase 1 sites inducted into the project in 2018, are denoted in red. The second phase of sites inducted in 2019 are denoted in blue and the Phase 3 sites inducted in 2021, are denoted in yellow.
Commonages Groups: Phase 1 & 2
Located on the northeast of the Wicklow Uplands, on the slopes of Djouce Mountain and White Hill and facing the well-known Great Sugarloaf.
Located in the west of County Wicklow, 5km south of the Blessington Lakes.
Located on the slopes of Black Hill in the south part of County Wicklow.
Located in the middle of the Wicklow Uplands, this very large commonage (674 ha) includes lands close to Lough Dan and the Glenmacnass Waterfall and the summits of Mullaghcleevaun East Top and Duff Hill.
Located in the Dublin Uplands, rising to the summits of Seefingan and Corrig Mountain..
Located in the middle of the Wicklow Uplands, the commonage extends from the Glenmalure Valley rising to the shoulder of Lugnaquilla and includes the ridges and summit of Cloghernagh.
Located close to Askanagap in the southern Wicklow Uplands
Non-Commonage Upland Areas: Phase 1 & 2
Located in the northeast of County Wicklow, to the south of the famous Powerscourt Estate .
Located on the slopes of south County Dublin’s Two Rock Mountain (also known as the Fairy Castle).
Located in the Wicklow Uplands, Ballynultagh adjoins the commonage of Carrigeenduff and extends to summits such as Mullaghcleevaun East Top.
All Sites: Phase 3
Laragh East (1)
Laragh East (2)
SUAS Pilot Project.
The SUAS Pilot Project is operated by a wholly-owned subsidiary of Wicklow Uplands Council. Company Name: WUC-SUAS. CRO623917