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River Barrow
River Barrow at Leighlinbridge, County Carlow
Origin Slieve Bloom Mountains
Mouth Celtic Sea at Waterford

The River Barrow (Irish: Abhainn na Bearú or An Bhearú) is a river in Ireland. It is one of The Three Sisters; the other two being the River Suir and the River Nore. The Barrow is the longest and most prominent of the three rivers. At 120 miles (190 km), it is the second longest river in Ireland, behind the River Shannon. Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 533 pixelsFull resolution (3888 × 2592 pixel, file size: 2. ... Leighlinbridge (Leithghlinn an Droichid in Irish) is a village in County Carlow, Ireland. ... Statistics Province: Leinster County Town: Carlow Code: CW Area: 896 km² Population (2006) 50,471 Website: www. ... [[ == Headline text == This article does not cite its references or sources. ... The Slieve Bloom Mountians rise from the central plain of Ireland to a height of about 560 metres. ... Map of the Celtic Sea, an arm of the Atlantic. ... WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: 52. ... This bridge across the Danube River links Hungary with Slovakia. ... The Three Sisters are an extensive network of three rivers which drain a large part of Ireland including County Tipperary, County Carlow, County Kilkenny and County Waterford, among others, the rivers enter the sea near Waterford City. ... The River Suir (IPA: ) is a river in Ireland that flows into the Atlantic Ocean near Waterford after a distance of 183 kilometres. ... The River Nore is one of the Three Sisters rivers in the Republic of Ireland. ... Carrick-on-Shannon-Bridge Leitrim Shannon-Bridge Offaly The River Shannon (Irish: altenatively Sionna), Irelands longest river, divides the West of Ireland (mostly the province of Connacht) from the east and south (Leinster and most of Munster). ...


The source of the River Barrow is at Glenbarrow in the Slieve Bloom Mountains in County Laois. The Slieve Bloom Mountians rise from the central plain of Ireland to a height of about 560 metres. ... Statistics Province: Leinster County Town: Portlaoise Code: LS Area: 1,719 km² Population (2006) 69,012 Website: www. ...


Among the towns that the River Barrow passes through on its way to the sea in Waterford are Portarlington, Monasterevan, Carlow and New Ross. The Barrow links with the Grand Canal at Athy. WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: 52. ... Portarlington (Cúil an tSúdaire in Irish, meaning Tanners Corner) is a town in County Laois, straddling the border with County Offaly in the midlands of Ireland. ... WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: 53. ... WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: 52. ... WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: , , Irish Grid Reference S715278 Statistics Province: Leinster County: Elevation: 75 m (246 ft) Population (2002)  - Town:  - Rural:   4,810  1,727 New Ross (Irish: ) is a small town in southwest County Wexford, Republic of Ireland, in the southeast of Ireland. ... The Grand Canal of China connects a series of rivers in China. ... WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: , Irish Grid Reference S680939 Statistics Province: Leinster County: Elevation: 71 m Population (2006) 7,943  Website: www. ...

See also: List of rivers in Ireland
External link: IWAI - The Barrow Navigation

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River Barrow - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (92 words)
The River Barrow is a river in Ireland, it is one of The Three Sisters, the other two "sisters" are the River Suir and the River Nore.
The Barrow is the longest and most prominent of the three rivers.
The Barrow is the second longest river in Ireland, behind the River Shannon.
barrow: Definition and Much More From Answers.com (649 words)
The round barrow was commonly bell shaped; another type had a low central mound that invariably contained cremated remains and was surrounded by a walled ditch or a circle of standing stones, usually about 150 ft (50 m) in diameter.
The round barrow or stupa of Asia is usually a shrine for relics of the Buddha.
Barrow is an old lunar crater that is located near the northern limb of the Moon.
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