List of rivers of Ireland

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This is a list of main rivers in Ireland as a whole. It includes rivers that flow through the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. Rivers that flow through Northern Ireland are marked with an asterisk (*). The major rivers have their length (in miles) given.

Some of the larger or better known rivers of Ireland are shown on this map (large version).


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Longest rivers[edit]

River Length (km)
1 River Shannon 360
2 River Barrow 192
3 River Suir 184
4 River Blackwater (Munster) 168
5 River Bann 145
6 River Nore 140
7 River Suck 133
8 River Liffey 132
9 River Erne 129
10 River Foyle 129
11 River Slaney 117
12 River Boyne 113

Largest Irish Rivers (by flow)[edit]

River Mean Discharge

(m³/s)

1 River Shannon[6] 209
2 River Corrib[6] 104
3 River Bann[7] 92
4 River Foyle[8] 90
5 River Blackwater (Munster)[6] 87
6 River Erne[6] 85
7 River Suir[6] 68
8 River Moy[6] 63
9 River Barrow[6] 44
10 River Laune[6] 43
11 River Nore[6] 42
12 River Lee[6] 40
13 River Boyne[6] 38
14 River Slaney[6] 37

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar as at au av aw ax Ordnance Survey of Ireland: Rivers and their Catchment Basins 1958 (Table of Reference)
  2. ^ Notes on River Basins: Page 69[1]
  3. ^ Notes on River Basins: Page 64[2]
  4. ^ Notes on River Basins: Page 67[3]
  5. ^ Notes on River Basins: Page 68[4]
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Riverine Inputs and Direct Discharges to Convention Waters Annex V Statistical information on river catchment areas P. 70 (Convert 1,000m³/d into m³/s)[5]
  7. ^ Riverine Inputs and Direct Discharges to Convention Waters Annex V Statistical information on river catchment areas P. 76 (Convert 1,000m³/d into m³/s)[6]
  8. ^ http://www.ecowin.org/smile/loughfoyle.htm

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