Lough Lene

Scenic View of Lough Lene

Ireland’s Lough Lene is a natural freshwater glacial lake in northern Westmeath, an inland county in the province of Leinster. This lake has an irregular, flattened oval shape and is noted for its clarity and pristine condition. References to its…

Lough Eske

Lough Eske, or “Lake of the Fish,” is a cozy little lake nestled in Ireland’s Northwest tourism region. Wedged between the Blue Stack and Tawnawully Mountains, this scenic body of water is best known for its dramatic backdrops and awesome…

Lough Derg

Swan at Lough Derg

One of Ireland’s most pristine national treasures is Lough Derg, a 29,000-acre lake nestled within western Ireland’s Shannon Region. Its title comes from the word “Loc Dergdherc”, meaning the “lake of the red eye.” The name was derived from an…

Lough Cullin

Shore View of Lough Cullin

Lough Cullin is one of the little-known jewels of County Mayo in West Ireland. Tucked neatly between Nephin and Ox mountains, the 2500-acre shallow lough, or lake, figures prominently in Celtic mythology. The lough is named for one of Fionn…

Lough Currane

Lough Currane is a pristine body of water located in County Kerry, the heart of Ireland’s lush South West tourism region. The province is best known for its beautiful rugged coastlines and fascinating archeological sites. Lough Currane features an average…

Lough na Fooey

A border collie chases the black-faced sheep across the hill while the water of Lough na Fooey sparkles behind him. The 633-acre lough (lake) provides the perfect backdrop as the dog hunkers down and drives the sheep up the green…

Lough Salt

Lough Salt in May 2010

Lough Salt is a small mountain tarn at the foot of Lough Salt Mountain, in Donegal. Situated at an altude of over 800 feet, the lough itself measures over a mile long and over 3/4 of a mile across at…

Lakes of Killarney

View of Mountains From Shoreline of Lower Lake of Killarney

For more than 250 years, the beauty of Killarney Lakes has attracted royalty, world leaders, literary figures and now more than one and a half million visitors a year. Tucked in the Mountains of Kerry in Ireland’s Southwest Tourism Region,…

Lough Mask

The picturesque Lough Mask is situated to the north of Lough Corrib in West Ireland. The clear blue waters of Lough Corrib magnify the surrounding area. Known as a limestone lake, the 20,000 acres of Lough Mask are crystal clear…

Lough Corrib

Clouds and Blue Sky at Lough Corrib

Lough Corrib is the largest lake in the Republic of Ireland, covering about 44,000 acres. Situated between Galway City and the County Mayo, Lough Corrib’s lush landscape consists of green pastures on the eastern shores, rugged foothills off to the…

Lough Ennell

Sunset at Lough Ennel

Lough Ennell is nestled into Ireland’s countryside, near the town of Mullingar, and features a steep, stony and picturesque shoreline. The beauty of the lough, or lake, is harmonized by its significance in providing a natural habitat for diverse flora…

Lough Cutra

Located in Galway, Ireland, Lough Cutra is situated in a romantic setting with picturesque views of a gothic castle in the foreground. The idealistic surroundings provide a wonderful backdrop for weddings, family gatherings and relaxing vacations. Lough Cutra Castle and…