Mulkear River

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River Mulkear Weir, Annacotty
Country Ireland
 - elevation 8 m (26 ft)
 - coordinates 52°40′50″N 08°32′45″W / 52.68056°N 8.54583°W / 52.68056; -8.54583Coordinates: 52°40′50″N 08°32′45″W / 52.68056°N 8.54583°W / 52.68056; -8.54583
Length 21.5 km (13 mi)
Basin 650 km2 (251 sq mi)

The Mulkear River, or Mulcair, rises in the Slievefelim and Silvermine Mountains in Ireland, flows through the east of County Limerick before joining the River Shannon near Annacotty. It flows through Counties Limerick and Tipperary. The principal tributaries are the Dead River, the Bilboa River and the Newport River (Tipperary).[1]

The Mulkear River is salmon and brown trout river, so from 1 March to 30 September, there is a fishing season.[2] The river is currently designated as catch and release for Salmon.[3]


  1. ^ Mulkear Life
  2. ^ Salmon Ireland: River Mulcair Guide
  3. ^ Mulkear Anglers - Catch and Release Restriction

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