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  Park Villa Bed and Breakfast Kilkenny Accommodation B & B
Carlow is a tiny inland county in the shape of an upside-down triangle, south of County Kildare and south-west of County Wicklow.
The River Slaney flows through its eastern part, which is an extension of the granite area of County Wicklow.
River cruising, tennis, pitch and putt, swimming (outdoor heated pool), cinemaDelightful formal and informal gardens at Altamount House which dates to the late 17th Century.
www.kilkennybedandbreakfast.com /carlow.htm   (546 words)

  
 Events 2005
Peter not only provided an insight into the physiology of the various fauna to be encountered on the river and their relationship with other riparian inhabitants but highlighted the joy of observing the river ecosystem as another aspect of fishing.
River was the last site, where the group were shown bank revetment using logs and treetops and rock armouring to prevent bank erosion and siltation.
Secondly, it is now clear that the East coast rivers in Ireland suffer most from drift net mixed stock and draft net single stock exploitation, because returning salmon have to run the gauntlet of a barrage of nets along the coast and in the estuary.
www.slaneyrivertrust.ie /events.htm   (784 words)

  
 IWAI - Slaney Branch- History of the Slaney
The river Slaney, flowing diagonally from northwest to southeast across Wexford and dividing it into two parts, has played a vital role in the history of the county.
Mythology tells us that the river received its name from a chieftain named Slainghe and that the broad harbor into which it flows was called Loch Garman (the Irish name for Wexford) because a thief named Garman was drowned in its waters.
Strategically placed on the river Slaney this castle must have played an important role in the history of medieval Wexford and was retained in the hands of the Lord of Wexford.
slaney.iwai.ie /riverhistory.shtml   (1901 words)

  
 the barrow river
Fringed with reeds and river flowers, and harbouring a wealth of wildlife in her banks, the River Barrow bears boats and barges along 68km of navigable waterway past pretty riverside villages and through 23 Victorian locks.
Throughout the year, the River Slaney, in all her wild and tempestuous beauty, is home to salmon and trout and rarer catches of pike.
Ireland's second longest navigable river, the Barrow, is noted for the beauty and variety of its landscape, the fascination of its historic hinterland and the picturesque charm of its riverside towns and villages.
www.carlowtourism.com /barriver.html   (1500 words)

  
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A scenic village in the River Slaney valley.
Ballymahon is situated on the River Inny near the heart of Goldsmith country and a couple of miles from the shores of Lough Ree.
Situated on the River Avoca, Arklow boasts a large harbour and sandy beaches to the north and south of the town.
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 Holiday home to rent in Wicklow Mountains: Glenmalure Lodge, Ireland
The River Derry rises near Knockannana village (11 kilometres north of Tinahely) and flows southwards through Tinahely, Shillelagh and Clonegal to meet the River Slaney near Kildavin.
The River Slaney is one of the foremost salmon fishing rivers in Ireland.
The Tinnehinch Fishery is a private fishery on the Dargle River, which extends from the Tinnehinch Bridge on the R760 road near the Powerscourt Estate downstream for 1.5 km, to the top of the gorge in the Dargle Glen.
www.glenmalurelodge.com /game.html   (1976 words)

  
 River Slaney - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Slaney (Abhainn na Slaine in Irish) is a river in the southeast of Ireland.
The estuary of the Slaney is wide and shallow and is known as Wexford Harbour.
Towns on the Slaney include Baltinglass, Tullow, Bunclody, Enniscorthy and Wexford.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/River_Slaney   (113 words)

  
 Bunclody History
The Slaney has meandered the self same course to the sea at Wexford Harbour for at least 100,000 years; the landscape of the Slaney Valley having been carved out in the Munsterian ice age when the glaciers moving slowly across the country sculptured the landscape into the form in which it remains to-day.
West and southwest of the river Slaney is the Duffry or Dubh Tire, an area totally covered in forest and thicket until the middle ages.
Valency, the road to Enniscorthy on the west side of the Slaney was built in the 1760's and continued northwards as the new road to Dublin.
homepage.eircom.net /~skelton/bunclody/More_history/Bun_his-rory.htm   (2355 words)

  
 Art for sale at the Gallery of Irish Artist Roger Cummiskey
The River Gods of Ireland, or Heads of the Rivers, were commissioned by the famous Architect, James Gandon (1743-1823).
This type of design was once a common architectural motif and generally incorporated those elements closely associated with the flow of the river in the crowns of the stone heads.
The Atlantic Ocean, The River Bann, The River Barrow, The River Blackwater, The River Boyne, Lough Erne, The River Foyle, The River Lagan, The River Lee, The River Liffey, The River Nore, The River Shannon, The River Slaney and the River Suir.
www.rogercummiskey.com /gallery/rivergods.htm   (398 words)

  
 Observer | Suicides prompt tragic vigil on the banks of the Slaney
It was from this point that four men jumped into the river Slaney on separate occasions over a six-day period last week.
Up to 70 small vessels took to the river yesterday and a makeshift kitchen along the banks was inundated with supplies of food for the divers and boatmen.
He was pulled from the river by a local bouncer and the driver of the car.
observer.guardian.co.uk /print/0,,4553567-102285,00.html   (780 words)

  
 Rivers of Ireland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The main river in Ireland is the River Shannon, 386 km (240 mi), the longest river in either Britain or Ireland, which separates the boggy midlands of Ireland from the West of Ireland.
This is a list of rivers in the whole island of Ireland; that is to say, it includes rivers in both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.
The rivers are listed in clockwise order starting from the Foyle at Derry, and for convenience are divided by jurisdiction and by the sea into which they each drain.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Rivers_of_Ireland   (425 words)

  
 Slaney Meats Group .... a success story
Then a relatively small plant (known as the Slaney Meats Packing Company), it received a welcome impetus in 1970 when Bert Allen and his brother took control and brought to the enterprise their experience and management skills in the meat industry.
Slaney continued to supply lamb to the French market but with Ireland's impending entry into the European Community, beef production became a national priority.
The village of Clahamon on the River Slaney
www.slaney.com /success_story.html   (382 words)

  
 Art for sale at the Gallery of Irish Artist Roger Cummiskey
The River Slaney, an Irish river, rises in the Wicklow foothills under the Northwest side of Lugnaquilla and meanders parallel with the coastline, through Baltinglass by its famous ruined Abbey, through Bunclody and Enniscorty to join the sea at Wexford Harbour.
The image is from one of a series of river gods commissioned by the famous architect James Gandon (1743-1823) from Edward Smyth, a virtually unknown stonemason who worked on them from 1780 to their completion in 1786, for the Custom House in Dublin.
The "heads of the river" were 14 in number and were called after 14 different rivers in Ireland.
www.rogercummiskey.com /expanded/RG31Slaney.htm   (183 words)

  
 Iirsh Equine > Horses for Sale
Slaney River comes from the immediate family of the great Rockbarton.
Slaney River qualified in S.J. Final at Millstreet and qualified for two S.J. Championships in U.K. At present, Slaney River has 30 I.H.T.S. points and 27 B.H.T.A. points.
Slaney River was competing last year in England ridden by a Young Rider.
www.irish-equine.com /horses/slaney.html   (159 words)

  
 Total Ireland - Wexford   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
On the north it is bounded by the hills of County Wicklow and on the west by the River Barrow and the Blackstairs mountains.
The Slaney is the principal river of the county.
For the holidaymaker in Wexford there are angling and canoeing on the River Slaney, climbing in the Blackstairs mountains, and hunting in several parts of the county.
www.totalireland.com /wexford   (410 words)

  
 angling
Fishing on the River Slaney is mainly private although daily permits to fishing stretches are available to visitors through the Tullow Trout and Salmon Angling Club (visitors are asked to contact Mr.
Fly fishing only allowed for salmon and trout on the River Slaney from 1st May. In the interests of conservation 1 salmon per rod per day is allowed.
The Slaney gets a reasonable run of spring salmon and the average weight of the salmon is 10 pounds.
www.carlowtourism.com /angling.htm   (462 words)

  
 Carlow Nationalist: Was expert on River Slaney   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Known as Joey to all anglers of the River Slaney, he was the centre of Tullow Salmon and Trout Anglers Association as treasurer from 1978 to the present year.
He was always willing to accompany any angler on the river bank, members and visitors alike, giving tips on casting or where a fish might lie.
While he was a member of this association, it initiated the River Slaney Management Plan in an effort to restore salmon numbers to their former glory.
www.carlow-nationalist.ie /news/story.asp?j=5176   (294 words)

  
 Ballin Temple - living naturally
While the river remains an important focus for the town other influences include a bustling student population, a thriving arts and crafts community, a strong tradition of Irish language and music.
The mountains, the valleys and the rivers, the fishing and shooting facilities have made these villages favourite stopping places for many years and indeed the area is sometimes referred to as the "Switzerland of Ireland" for its outstanding natural beauty.
TULLOW: Tullow is located in the Slaney Valley in the midst of rich, fertile agricultural land, 50 miles from Dublin on the N81 and 50 miles from Rosslare.
www.ballintemple.com /leisure/towns.html   (5186 words)

  
 Irish Drift Nets from Friends of Irish Environment   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
After the devastating fish kill on the River Strule, it has emerged that all angling may be suspended on the river for the rest of the season.
Rod anglers on the Slaney are pessimistic about the prospects for salmon in the river, despite a €300,000 plus programme for conservation of the prized fish.
After yet another poor season in 2004 for both the anglers with their rods and the cott men with their draft nets, the very existence of the Slaney salmon is in doubt and they have clear ideas about who are the main culprits.
www.carmarthenshire.org.uk /irish_drift_nets_from_friends_of.htm   (728 words)

  
 Welcome to South East Ireland-Enniscorthy, Co.Wexford   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
On the west bank of the river, the Gothic church of Saint Aidans reminds us that Enniscorthy is the Cathedral town of the county.
An attractive hilly town, dominated by a norman castle, now a museum and overlooking the river Slaney, Enniscorthy is the summer festival capital of county Wexford.
The River Slaney is available to the public from the old bridge in Enniscorthy downstream.
www.southeastireland.com /content.asp?id=107   (336 words)

  
 Dáil Éireann - Volume 110 - 04 May, 1948 - Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - River Slaney Fishing.
O'Leary asked the Minister for Agriculture if he will consider permitting fishing on the river Slaney to commence on 1st March instead of 1st April as at present; and, further, if he will permit fishing on Saturdays during the season.
In the light of the facts then elicited and the statistical information available in my Department it was decided that, in the best interests of the netsmen themselves and of the river as a whole, no alteration in the opening date of the netting season would be justified.
I am not aware of any change in general conditions on the river Slaney since then.
www.oireachtas-debates.gov.ie /D/0110/D.0110.194805040061.html   (176 words)

  
 RTE News - Body retrieved from river Slaney
Divers have found the body of a 20-year-old Co Wexford man who went into the river Slaney early yesterday morning.
The body of Jonathan Skerritt from Ballymurn was taken from the river near Enniscorthy town centre at around 7pm this evening.
Gardaí in Enniscorthy believe Jonathan Skerritt was either pushed or fell into the river after a row with some other youths in the town at around 12.30 yesterday morning.
www.rte.ie /news/2003/0312/skerrittj.html   (110 words)

  
 Ireland Counties Antrim/Armagh
The River Erne, rising in Lough Gowna and flowing northwards through the centre of the county, spreads itself in a maze of small sheets of water separated by promontories and islands of every shape and size.
The narrow waterways, river and alleys give the city a continental feel with the heart of the city lying on an island between two arms of the river.
To the south the Sperrin mountains, culminating in Sawel (2,240 feet), mass along the border with County Tyrone; in the north is the Atlantic coast, fringed with magnificent beaches of surf-washed sand.
members.tripod.com /~MargKeig/index-Carlow_Derry.html   (1128 words)

  
 Kyle Family Society
It is a four-story tower measuring 14.7m long by 11m wide, and lies by the river Slaney.
One write-up mentions, "Passing under the Deeps bridge we pass Killurin on the west bank and the gaunt ruin of the Deeps castle can be seen on the east bank as we round a bend in the river.
Kyle estate, on the river Slaney, is described as the seat of W. Harvey, Esq.
www.kylesociety.org /Kyle_Castles.htm   (629 words)

  
 ::: u.tv :::   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
A helpline was set up after reports of four men entering the River Slaney in Enniscorthy over the last nine days.
Last weekend the body of one man was recovered from the river, while another man was rescued and taken to hospital in Wexford.
Harry O`Connor, of the Slaney River Rescue Group, said the scale of the search was enormous.
u.tv /newsroom/indepth.asp?id=25783   (352 words)

  
 Southeast Ireland - TravelPuppy.com
Surrounded by farmland along the River Slaney, Enniscorthy’s moment of fame arrived in 1798 with the Battle of Vinegar Hill, when the United Irishmen made their last stand against the British.
New Ross along the River Barrow, was the original family base of the American Kennedy family and remains devoted to the US President.
The second smallest of Ireland’s counties, Carlow is sandwiched between the rivers Barrow and Slaney and is mostly flat acres of rich farmland.
travelpuppy.com /ireland/southeast.htm   (887 words)

  
 Ballin Temple - living naturally
The Slaney rises on the western slopes of Lugnaquilla Mountain and flows in a southeasterly direction through Baltinglass, Tullow and Bunclody, before entering the estuary at Enniscorthy.
It is a wide river with a strong flow that is punctuated with slow-flowing areas and pools.
Irish Angler comment: This is a popular fly on the River Slaney in the spring, with 2/0 and 3/0 hooks being favoured.
www.ballintemple.com /fishing/fishingarticle0404.html   (1876 words)

  
 AHL - American Hockey League - Albany River vs. Philadelphia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
PHILADELPHIA (Ticker) -- John Slaney scored the game-tying goal early in the third period as the Philadelphia Phantoms rallied for a 3-3 tie with the Albany River Rats.
Slaney netted his seventh goal of the season 4:36 into the third to cap a three-goal comeback by Philadelphia.
Scott Clemmensen made 39 saves, including 16 in the second, for the River Rats, who are winless over their last four games (0-3-1).
www.usatoday.com /sports/scores103/103052/20030221AHL--PHILADELPH0.htm   (379 words)

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