Grattan Bridge in Dublin, Ireland on the evening.

Irish Fun Facts

Do you where the largest lake in Ireland is situated and who owns it? The lake dated back as far as 400 million years ago and was built due to tectonic movements.

Grasp some fascinating facts about the geography of Irish towns in this section here.

Irish Fun Facts

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Knockmealdown is a peak range on the island of Ireland. It is located in the county of Waterford and the province of Munster.
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Lough Neagh, the largest lake in Ireland, is a freshwater lake. It is managed by Lough Neagh Partnership Ltd and owned by Earl of Shaftesbury.
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Killarney is a town in County Kerry in Ireland. The name Killarney means “church of sloes.” It is home to Purple Mountain and Ross Castle.
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The longest river in Ireland is the River Shannon that connects a total of 11 counties in Ireland. It is said to rise in a small pool in the townland of Derrylahan known as Shannon Pot.
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County Louth is the smallest county on the island of Ireland. It is also known as “wee” due to its small size.
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Located in the province of Munster, County Waterford, one of the oldest cities of Ireland, was founded in the 9th century by Vikings.
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The highest mountain in Ireland is Carrauntoohil. It is situated in the county Kerry at 1,038.6 meters (3,407 feet 6 inches).
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Dungarvan, a harbor and coastal town, was a county until 2014, when the merger of Waterford City Council with Waterford County Council happened.
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Leitrim is the least populated county of Ireland. It is a part of the Border Region and is named after the village Leitrim.
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Athenry is a town in the county in County Galway in Ireland. Athenry means “Town of the Ford of the King.”

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