Loughs sentence example

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  • On the west the rivers are generally short and torrential, excepting the Erne, which drains the two beautiful loughs of that name in county Fermanagh, and the Shannon, the chief river of Ireland, which, rising in a mountain spring in county Cavan, follows a bow-shaped course to the south and south-west, and draws off the major part of the waters of the plain by tributaries from the east.

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  • The lakes (called loughs - pronounced lochs) of Ireland are innumerable, and (apart from their formation) are almost all contained in two great regions.

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  • The principal of these lie in county Westmeath, such as Loughs Ennel, Owel and Derravaragh, famed for their trout-fishing in the May-fly season.

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  • In the north lie Loughs Melvin, close above Donegal Bay, and Gill near Sligo, Lough Gara, draining to the Shannon, and Lough Conn near Ballina (county Mayo), and in the south, the great expanses of Loughs Mask and Corrib, joined by a subterranean channel.

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  • But the most distinguishing features of Fermanagh are the Upper and Lower Loughs Erne, which occupy a great extent of its surface, stretching for about 45 m.

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  • It passes Belturbet, the Loughs Erne, Enniskillen and Belleek, on its way to the Atlantic, into which it descends at Bailyshannon.

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  • Trout are taken in most of the loughs, and pike of great size in the Loughs Erne.

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  • The scenery about the two Loughs Macnean is carved out in similarly scarped hills, rising to 2188 ft.

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  • The principal lakes are Lough Mask and Lough Corrib, on the borders of the county with Galway, and Loughs Conn in the east, Carrowmore in the north-west, Beltra in the west, and Carra adjoining Lough Mask.

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  • These loughs and the smaller loughs, with the streams generally, afford admirable sport with salmon, sea-trout and brown trout, and Ballina is a favourite centre.

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  • The river Clady, running past the village from the Nacung Loughs, affords salmon and trout fishing.

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  • The fine surrounding scenery culminates to the east in the wild mountain Errigal (2466 ft.) at the upper end of the loughs.

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  • Every variety of form is seen, from steep flat-topped table-mountains as near Loughs Neagh and Erne, to peaks such as those of the Twelve Pins or Bens of Connemara.

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  • Apart from these two regions the loughs of Ireland are few but noteworthy.

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  • In the south-west the lakes of Killarney are widely famed for their exquisite scenic setting; in the north-east Lough Neagh has no such claim, but is the largest lake in the British Isles, while in the south-east there are small loughs in some of the picturesque glens of county Wicklow.

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  • Loughs Mask and Corrib are thus bounded on the west by rugged Silurian and Dalradian highlands, and on the east appear as mere water-filled hollows in the great limestone plain.

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  • Landscape Key Characteristics Rolling drumlins with broad areas of wetland and bog in inter-drumlin hollows; small rounded loughs are fringed by moss.

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  • There are some loughs on parts of the valley floor, particularly in areas where the valley floor has a slightly undulating landform.

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  • The bogs are punctuated by small, rounded loughs, the source of many streams.

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  • It gives you a real feel of what it is like to fish the world-famous loughs of Corrib, Derg, Mask and others.

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  • Whilst some continue to exist as isolated small loughs, many have now been infilled by sediment washing off the surrounding drumlins.

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  • How to catch dace, tips on Irish loughs or Caribbean bone fishing seemed to abound.

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  • Wet woodland also occurs around the shores of some of the small loughs.

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  • This open loch surrounded by mature mixed woodland and with sudden ledges and drop-offs to 25ft is very reminiscent of many Irish loughs.

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