What are Ramsar Sites?
Ramsar sites are wetlands of international importance designated under the Ramsar Convention.
For further information see the Ramsar Sites article page:
List of Marine Ramsar Sites
There are currently 7 coastal Ramsar sites designated in Northern Ireland:
- Belfast Lough
- Carlingford Lough
- Killough Bay
- Larne Lough
- Lough Foyle
- Outer Ards
- Strangford Lough
- Dundrum Bay (proposed Ramsar site)
For further information on Northern Ireland Marine Ramsar Sites, contact: