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Derg

 

(Lough Derg), a lake in Ireland in the Shannon River Valley. Area, 129 sq km; depth, up to 24 m; water level, 33 m. The primarily low banks are steep and rocky in the south and southeast. The lake is used as a reservoir for a hydroelectric power station on the Shannon and serves as a link in the waterway from the upper reaches of the river to the Atlantic Ocean. The city of Killaloe lies on the southern end of the lake.

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There is also something about Lough Derg that can't quite be put in to words, but has to be experienced.
The lakeside area nestles along Lough Derg, 32,000 acres of calm, clear water teeming with fish and surrounded by beautiful countryside.
The Killaloe unit of the Irish Coast Guard and the RNLI Lough Derg lifeboat was quickly scrambled.
Lough Derg has not run since disappointing when bidding for a hat-trick in the National Spirit Hurdle at Fontwell in February and is expected to need his usual few runs to find his form.
The pair settled near Lough Derg in 2011 and are now nesting near the famous early Christian monastic site at Holy Island.
LOUGH DERG, who appeared a shadow of his former self when bidding to complete a hat-trick in the Grade 2 Totesport.
Donegal's Lough Derg has been identified as possibly having large reserves of the precious metal.
For example - Lough Derg was entered at both Haydock and Ascot on February 20.
Mr Pehlps said drilling could be anything from one mile to 15 miles from Lough Derg.
com National Spirit Hurdle 2m4f Grade 2 Live on ATR Card page 52 Key stat Nick Scholfield and Paul Nicholls (Qozak) have a 100% strikerate at the course this season TOM SCUDAMORE once said Lough Derg reminded him of a Kenyan longdistance runner because of his ability to bounce back from stamina-draining races with unusual rapidity, writes Tom Kerr.
The RNLI lifeboat went to the scene on Lough Derg in Co Clare after the alarm was raised at around 3.
10 Sandown Totescoop6 Heroes Handicap Hurdle 2m6f Grade 3 C4/RUK Card page 68Key stat Despite this race regularly attracting a big field, the favourite has won four of the last seven runnings David Pipe, trainer of Lough Derg and Ashkazar "The trip won't be a problem for Ashkazar and Sandown should suit.