Corrib


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Corrib

 

(Lough Corrib), a lake in western Ireland. Area, 176 sq km; depth, up to 10 m. The lake’s basin is of karst origin and was deepened by an ancient glacier. The banks are mostly low, but steep and high in the west and northwest; there are approximately 300 islands in the lake. Lough Corrib is drained by the Corrib River into Galway Bay of the Atlantic Ocean.

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The need to go through the city to get from east Galway to west and vice-versa - on account of Lough Corrib - has been a logistical mess.
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VIKING artefacts, including Bronze Age and Iron Age logboats, have been discovered in Lough Corrib.
Shell To Sea campaigners against the Corrib gas project managed to block the road with a van near Erris.
SIR - Your story in the Western Mail (May 29) about Mr Ceri Jones from Porth catching the huge brown trout in Lough Corrib, County Galway, reminded us of our experiences last August during a holiday in that part of Ireland.
Ceri Jones hooked the monster brown trout, weighing nearly 24lbs (11kg), from the waters of Lough Corrib in County Galway on Saturday afternoon.
CORRIB GAS project consultants have apologised for omitting material submitted to An Bord Pleanala as part of its new pipeline route application.
Ireland officials want more information from Shell before approving a controversial onshore section of the Corrib gas pipeline in County Mayo.
ACCORDING to some clever number crunchers, one in every 35 Gardai are now working on the security operation at Shell's Corrib site.
Dublin, June 8 (ANI): An archaeologist has said that a number of significant finds in the Corrib catchment area in Ireland suggests a large human presence in the region 9,000 years ago.
Army bomb experts carried out a controlled explosion on the simple, improvised explosive, which was discovered near the entrance to Corrib House in Lower Leeson Street late on Monday night.