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Encyclopedia > Lough Derg (Munster)
Looking out towards County Clare from County Tipperary across the southern part of Lough Derg.
Looking out towards County Clare from County Tipperary across the southern part of Lough Derg.

Lough Derg (Loch Deirgeirt in Irish) is the second largest lake (or lough) in the Republic of Ireland and the third largest in Ireland overall. It borders parts of counties Galway, Clare, and Tipperary. The lake is the last of three on the River Shannon, with the other two, Lough Ree and Lough Allen being further north. Some towns or villages on Lough Derg include Garrykennedy, Portumna, Killaloe & Ballina, Dromineer and Terryglass. Download high resolution version (2272x1704, 1517 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Download high resolution version (2272x1704, 1517 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Poulnabrone Dolmen in the Burren, County Clare, Ireland, 2004. ... County Tipperary (Tiobraid Árann in Irish) is a traditional county in the Republic of Ireland, in the province of Munster. ... A lake is a body of water surrounded by land. ... Look up Lough in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Please see also Loch A lough is a body of water and either: a lake or; a sea lough, which may be perceived also as a fjord, estuary, bay or sea inlet. ... County Galway (Contae na Gaillimhe in Irish) is located on the west coast of Ireland. ... Poulnabrone Dolmen in the Burren, County Clare, Ireland, 2004. ... County Tipperary (Tiobraid Árann in Irish) is a traditional county in the Republic of Ireland, in the province of Munster. ... The River Shannon, Irelands longest river, divides the West of Ireland (mostly the province of Connaught) from the east and south (Leinster and most of Munster). ... Lough Ree (Loch Rí in Irish) is a lake in the midlands of Ireland, the second of the three major lakes on the River Shannon. ... Lough Allen (Loch Aillionn in Irish) is a lake situated on the River Shannon between the West and Northwest of the Republic of Ireland, near Irelands border region. ... A street in Ynysybwl, Wales, relatively stereotypical of a small town A town is usually an urban area which is not considered to rank as a city. ... A village is a human settlement commonly found in rural areas. ... Portumna (Port Omna in Irish) is a town in County Galway, Ireland, on the border with County North Tipperary. ... Killaloe is a town in east County Clare, Republic of Ireland, situated in the midwest of Ireland. ... Categories: Ireland-place stubs ...


At it's deepest, the lake is 36 metres and covers and area of 118sq km. The lake is a popular place for leisure boating and fishing. The University of Limerick have their activity centre by the lake, just outside Killaloe. It is used for canoes, kayaks, windsurfing and yachts, amongst other purposes. For alternate uses, see Number 36. ... This article explains the meaning of area as a physical quantity. ... Events The Roman Forum, which had been commissioned by the late Emperor Trajan, is finished. ... Boating is the activity of traveling by boat. ... Fishing from a Pier Fishing is a term applied to any activity which aims to capture fish or shellfish for subsistence, scientific, commercial or recreational purposes. ... The University of Limerick (UL) was established in 1972 as the National Institute for Higher Education, Limerick and became a university by statute in 1989. ... Canoe at El Nido, Philippines A canoe is a relatively small human-powered boat. ... A kayak is a type of small human-powered boat. ... Windsurfing in Essex, England Windsurfing (also called boardsailing) is a sport involving travel over water on a small 2-4. ... A yacht A yacht was originally defined as a light, fast sailing vessel used to convey important persons. ...


Another Lough Derg is situated in County Donegal. That lake is famous for the St. Patrick's Purgatory pilgrimage. Lough Derg (Loch Dearg in Irish, ) is a small lake in County Donegal, Ireland. ... For other uses, see Donegal (disambiguation) Donegal (Irish: Dún na nGall) is a county in the northwest of Ireland. ... St. ...

See also: List of Irish lochs and loughs

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Lough Derg (190 words)
Lough Derg is the largest lake on the Shannon, stretching for 22 miles from Portumna in the north to Killaloe in the south.
Historically this has been one of the great trout fisheries, though the fishing was mainly concentrated on mayfly time.
The flooded area between Killaloe and O'Briens Bridge is dangerous for boats, with a lot of under water hazards, but holds a good stock of trout.
The Ultimate Lough Derg - American History Information Guide and Reference (69 words)
There are two lakes in Ireland of the name Lough Derg:
Lough Derg in Munster is the largest lake in the Republic of Ireland and borders Tipperary, Galway, County Clare and others.
Lough Derg is a small lake in county Donegal and is famous for Christian pilgrimages.
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