Easkey, Sligo

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Easky Lough, also known as Easkey Lough or Lough Easky, is a freshwater lake in the northwest of Ireland. It is located in west County Sligo in the Ox Mountains.GeographyEasky Lough is located about 13km south of Easky village and 45km by road from Sligo. It lies at an elevation of 180m and covers an area of 1.19km2.HydrologyEasky Lough is fed by mountain streams entering at the lake's southeastern end. The lake drains north into the Easky River, which flows north to the Atlantic Ocean near Easky village.Natural historyFish species in Easky Lough include brown trout, salmon and the critically endangered European eel. Easky Lough is part of the Ox Mountains Bogs Special Area of Conservation.
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  • Beautiful landscape, on a clear day you can see for miles. The tower is a must, either for sight seeing or for taking in the surf. Fishing available to the patient, but bring plenty of tackle, snagged...  more »
  • Village of North West of Ireland very known for its surfing spot. The atmophere is cool, the locos are nice, the pubs are typical and frequented by the locals. In one of them you can see old posters of the year 80 surfing competitions.
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  • Stayed here recently for a weekend in the local community camp site. This small quaint village is a gem. Beautiful walk down by the river leading to the beach. Roslee Castle which is over 800 years ol...  more »
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