Complete Set of the River Gods of Ireland

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Complete 14 piece set of all Ireland’s River Gods

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Complete 14 piece set of all Ireland’s River Gods

River Gods Included in the set

  • The Atlantic – Half a century after the head was made with an enormous importance. Thousands of starving Irish people took to ships to escape the famine.

  • The Bann – This river is famous for its eel fishing. People come from all round the world to fish in Lough Neagh.

  • The Barrow – The imposing ruin Carlow Castle and monastic centre from the seventh century which joins the Nore and Suir rivers before The Three Sisters meet the sea.

  • The Blackwater – With steep wooded banks its route are full of interest. One of Ireland’s great angling rivers, reaching the sea from an old seaport town.

  • The Boyne – The legend of Ireland river, its brow revealing its age 1690. The Boyne is associated with Battle of the Boyne and stories that reach back before history.

  • The Erne – A lifetime one would spend exploring along this river, salmon, pike, shellfish and all sources of small fish are found here.

  • The Foyle – Across the forehead, the date 1689 signifies the Siege of Derry. Lough Foyle a great stretch of water spreads out to the North Sea.

  • The Lagan – Shipyards of the Lagan, the birth place of the famous ship, The Titanic. Belfast is where this River meets the sea.

  • The Lee – This river flows through the city of County Cork. A deep and lovely lake called Gougane Barra is its source.

  • The Liffey – The Liffey provides both electrical power and drinking water for Dublin City. This river holds the only female head and no one knows why.

  • The Nore – The river of Kilkenny appears sombre and sleepy. Known for activities such as net fishing, the historic, Kilkenny Castle stands on its banks showing off its medieval features.

  • The Shannon – Originating from a small pool in the slops of Cuilcagh Mountain in Co. Cavan, it has become Ireland’s largest river.

  • The Slaney – Half of the world’s population of Greenland white geese spend the winter here.

  • The Suir – Its source is merely a short distance known as Devils Mountain. Henry II claimed Waterford city when he sailed up the river in 1171.