The River Deel, is a river in County Limerick, Ireland which flows from beyond Newcastlewest through Rathkeale and onwards to Askeaton then entering the River Shannon. Limerick (Luimneach in Irish) is an Irish county in the province of Munster, located in the Mid-west of Ireland with County Clare to the north, County Cork to the south and County Kerry to the west. ... Newcastle West (An Caisleán Nua in Irish) is a town in County Limerick, Ireland. ... Rathkeale (Ráth Caola in Irish) is a town in County Limerick, Ireland. ... Askeaton (Eas Geitine in Irish) is a town located in County Limerick, Ireland on the N69 road about two miles upstream from the River Shannons Estuary. ... 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). ...
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It is situated on the river Brosna, which forms the boundary between this and King's county, and comprises 8165 statute acres as applotted under the tithe act; the greater portion of the land is arable, and the system of agriculture is improving green crops being now generally cultivated: limestone is found, adapted for building.
The western is the extensive mountain tract reaching from that river to Strabane, in which mica slate predominates in such proportions as to compose nine-tenths of the whole; it is accompanied by primitive limestone in the lower districts, especially in those bordering on the vale of the Roe.
The principal rivers are the Foyle, the Bann, the Roe, and the Faughan.
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