Graig, Graiguenemanagh, River Barrow

Graig, Graiguenemanagh, River Barrow

Graiguenemanagh, River BarrowJuly 2011Graig, for short, is located alongside the River Barrow and is a well used boating stop. When we were there the river had plenty of boats moored with lots of people messing about in them.There are two places to swim here, almost side by side. Unusually, the first spot has diving boards where young people can dive in and mess about. And then a bit further down the river there is a small area for swimming where lifeguards are located in the summer. [...]

Inistioge, River Nore

Inistioge, River Nore

Inistioge, River NoreJuly 2011Inistioge is an attractive village on the River Nore. The swimming spot is located just outside the town. The river is tidal and when we were there it was very shallow and not attractive for swimming. We were reassured by the lifeguards that the tide comes up to a good height and you can jump in from the wall at the river's edge.This is a small, but attractive location. There is a car park and one picnic table. [...]

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