Lough Ross, source of the Fane
|Native name||Abhainn Átha Féan|
|Etymology||Perhaps "river of the ford of carts"|
|Main source||Lough Ross, County Monaghan–Armagh|
|River mouth||Irish Sea via Dundalk Bay|
|Basin size||350 km2 (140 sq mi)|
|Length||61.56 kilometres (38.25 mi)|
The River Fane (Irish: Abhainn Átha Féan) is a river originating in Lough Ross on the border of County Monaghan and County Armagh. It then flows east towards Dundalk Bay, straddling the border between Counties Monaghan, Louth and Armagh flowing through Inniskeen, Knockbridge, before meeting Dundalk Bay near Blackrock, County Louth. The Fane River is 38.25 miles long and drains an area of 350 km2
It is, through the Cavan Hill pumping station, a major source of fresh water for Dundalk and the surrounding area in North Louth.
- "Fly fishing in Dundalk. Salmon and trout fishing.". Eastern Regional Fisheries Board. Retrieved 2009-05-29.
- Ordnance Survey of Ireland: Rivers and their Catchment Basins 1958 (Table of Reference)
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