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Encyclopedia > River Suir
River Suir
River Suir at Holycross
Origin Devil's Bit Mountain, County Tipperary
Mouth Celtic Sea at Waterford

The River Suir (IPA: [ʃuːr], Irish An tSiúr or Abhainn na Siúire) is a river in Ireland that flows into the Atlantic Ocean near Waterford after a distance of 183 kilometres (114 miles). Popular with anglers, it holds plentiful reserves of brown trout and salmon.[citation needed] Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (2592 × 1944 pixel, file size: 1. ... [[ == Headline text == This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Map of the Celtic Sea, an arm of the Atlantic. ... This article is about the city in Ireland. ... Articles with similar titles include the NATO phonetic alphabet, which has also informally been called the “International Phonetic Alphabet”. For information on how to read IPA transcriptions of English words, see IPA chart for English. ... This bridge across the Danube River links Hungary with Slovakia. ... WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: 52. ... km redirects here. ... Binomial name Salmo trutta Linnaeus, 1758 Morphs Salmo trutta morpha trutta Salmo trutta morpha fario Salmo trutta morpha lacustris The brown trout (Salmo trutta morpha fario and morpha lacustris) and the sea trout ( morpha trutta) are fish of the same species distinguished chiefly by the fact that the brown trout... Illustration of a male Coho Salmon The Chinook or King Salmon is the largest salmon in North America and can grow to 1. ...


Rising on the slopes of Devil's Bit Mountain, just north of Templemore in County Tipperary, the Suir flows south through Loughmore, Thurles, Holycross, Golden and Knockgraffon. Merging with the River Aherlow at Kilmoyler and further on with the Tar, it turns east at the Comeragh Mountains, forming the border between County Waterford and County Kilkenny. It then passes through Cahir, Clonmel and Carrick-on-Suir before reaching Waterford. Here, it meets the River Barrow and the River Nore to form a wide navigable estuary, capable of accommodating seagoing vessels. WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: , Statistics Province: Munster County: Elevation: 478m Population ( ) The Devils Bit, also known in Irish as Barnane Éile is a mountain in County Tipperary, Ireland. ... WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: 52. ... Statistics Province: Munster County Town: North: Nenagh South: Clonmel Code: North: TN South: TS Area: 4,303 km² Population (2006) 149,040[[1]] County Tipperary (Contae Thiobraid Árann in Irish) is a county in the Republic of Ireland, and situated in the province of Munster. ... WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: 52. ... WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: 52. ... Holycross (Mainistir na Croise Noafa) is a village near Thurles in County Tipperary. ... The village of Golden is situated on the River Suir in south west County Tipperary. ... Statistics Province: Munster County: County Tipperary Population ( )  - Town:  - Rural:   c. ... Kilmoyler is a rural area near the town of Cahir and forms part of the united parishes of Bansha & Kilmoyler in County Tipperary, Ireland. ... County Waterford (Port Láirge in Irish) is a county in the province of Munster on the south coast of Ireland. ... County Kilkenny (Contae Chill Chainnigh in Irish) is located in the south east of Ireland in the province of Leinster. ... WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: 52. ... WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: 52. ... WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: 52. ... WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: 52. ... The River Barrow (Irish: Abhainn na Bearú or An Bhearú) is a river in Ireland. ... The River Nore (Irish: An Fheoir or Abhainn na Feoire) is one of the Three Sisters rivers which flow into the sea at Waterford Harbour in the Republic of Ireland. ... Rio de la Plata estuary Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Estuaries An estuary is a semi-enclosed coastal body of water with one or more rivers or streams flowing into it, and with a free connection to the open sea. ...


Together with the River Nore and the River Barrow, the river is one of the trio known as The Three Sisters. 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 Suir is known in Irish as the Siúr and it is thought the present spelling in English with the u and i reversed is due to a mistake. Some people therefore feel that the spelling in English should be Siur and this spelling is occasionally seen.[citation needed]. Edmund Spenser (1552-1599), author of the The Fairie Queene, in his writings during the Elizabethan age while domiciled in County Cork, referred to the 'gentle Shure', probable a most accurate spelling and the most phonetically correct of the period. This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Una and the Lion by Briton Rivière The Faerie Queene is an English epic poem by Edmund Spenser, published first in three books in 1590, and later in six books in 1596. ... Elizabethan redirects here. ... Statistics Province: Munster County Town: Cork Code: C (CK proposed) Area: 7,457 km² Population (2006) 480,909 (including City of Cork); 361,766 (without Cork City) Website: www. ...


In the early years of the 21st century, the remains of a very large Viking settlement were found at a bend in the river just upstream from Waterford. The term Viking commonly denotes the ship-borne warriors and traders of Norsemen (literally, men from the north) who originated in Scandinavia and raided the coasts of Britain, Ireland and mainland Europe as far east as the Volga River in Russia from the late 8th–11th century. ...


In Clonmel, the Suir floods the local area after very heavy rainfalls. The Gashouse Bridge, Coleville Road, Coleville Avenue, Waterford Road and the Old Bridge are the most commonly affected areas. WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: 52. ...


Where the river flows through south County Kilkenny, and near the town of Mooncoin, one of the most famous Irish ballads was written called The Rose of Mooncoin which includes the lines "On the banks of the Suir, that flows down by Mooncoin". County Kilkenny (Contae Chill Chainnigh in Irish) is located in the south east of Ireland in the province of Leinster. ... Mooncoin is a village situated in the far south of county Kilkenny, in Ireland, just 7 miles from Waterford City on the main Waterford to Limerick road. ... One of the most famous Irish ballads, this song was written in the 1800s in Mooncoin by a local schoolteacher and poet named Watt Murphy, who met and gradually fell in love with a local woman called Elizabeth, also known as Molly. ...


 
 

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