Ballinlough, County Roscommon

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Ballinlough
Baile an Locha
Town
The N60, through Ballinlough Main Srteet
The N60, through Ballinlough Main Srteet
Ballinlough is located in Ireland
Ballinlough
Ballinlough
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 53°44′30″N 8°38′01″W / 53.74167°N 8.63361°W / 53.74167; -8.63361Coordinates: 53°44′30″N 8°38′01″W / 53.74167°N 8.63361°W / 53.74167; -8.63361
Country Ireland
Province Connacht
County County Roscommon
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)

Ballinlough (/ˌbælɨnˈlɒx/ BAL-in-LOKH; Irish: Baile an Locha, meaning "town of the lake") is a small town in County Roscommon, Ireland. The N60 national secondary road passes through it. The town is between Ballyhaunis and Castlerea on the Roscommon to Castlebar road.

Lake O'Flynn, which lies north of the town, is notable for brown trout fishing. The lake is also the source of the River Suck.

The town was the birthplace of Count Andrew O'Reilly of Ballinlough (1742-1832), who rose to prominence as a military commander in the service of the Austrian Empire.

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