Rinn Lough - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About Rinn Lough
Rinn Lough is a freshwater lake in the northwest of Ireland. It is located in south County Leitrim. It measures about 4 km long and 1 km wide. Two smaller neighbouring lakes drain into Rinn Lough: Clooncoc Lough and Lough Errew. Rinn Lough drains south into the Rinn River flowing into Lough Forbes.
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Cavan and Leitrim Railway Dromod
5.29km from Rinn Lough
The Cavan and Leitrim Railway in Dromod was one of the most fascinating, and at one time busiest, of Ireland's narrow-gauge railways. Today, the restored narrow gauge railway offers you the chance to experience the age of steam transport. Unusually for Ireland, this 3 ft narrow gauge line survived on coal traffic, from the mine at Arigna. The line consisted of a main line 54 km long between Dromod and Belturbet with a 24 km (15 mi) branch from Ballinamore to Arigna.
7.44km from Rinn Lough
Lough Bofin is a freshwater lake in the west of Ireland. It is located in the Connemara area of County Galway. The lake is part of the Connemara Bog Complex Special Area of Conservation.
8.68km from Rinn Lough
Lough Boderg is a lake on the River Shannon in County Roscommon and County Leitrim, Ireland. It is a large lough with a surface area of about 1,200 hectares which is on the River Shannon, between Kilmore, County Roscommon and Annaduff in County Leitrim.
12.2km from Rinn Lough
This is a hill in County Longford, Republic of Ireland. It lies north of Longford, between Drumlish and Ballinalee, in the parish of Killoe. At 278 metres above sea level, it is the highest hill in the county and has a television mast on the top which rises 123 metres above the peak of the hill. The hill has extensive views of the landscape below. The forested land obstructs most of the view from Cairn A, but Cairn B has an extensive panorama from WSW to SSE.
15.47km from Rinn Lough
Keshcarrigan lough is a mesotrophic freshwater near Keshcarrigan village, in northwest Ireland. Known for quality coarse fishing, Keshcarrigan lough allows bank fishing from concrete stands on the northern shore, two with wheelchair access.
15.98km from Rinn Lough
Castlefore Lough is a mesotrophic freshwater in northwest Ireland. Known for good coarse fishing, Castlefore Lough has limited bank fishing. Castlefore Lough has limited bank fishing. The ecology of Castlefore Lough, and other Leitrim waterways, is threatened by curly waterweed, zebra mussel, and freshwater clam invasive species.
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County Leitrim is a county in the Republic of Ireland. Leitrim is the 26th largest of the 32 counties by area and the smallest by population on the island. It has a hilly and mountainous landscape and there are so many things to explore.