County Leitrim, Ireland
Leitrim comes from the Irish word 'Liathdroim' - the grey
hillridge. In the past many of Leitrim's hills were coal and
iron ore mines because of the large deposits of minerals
from the river Shannon. Leitrim is a mainly inland county
with only two miles of coastline.
River cruising is a very popular activity in the area and Carrick-on-Shannon is one of the most developed centres on the River Shannon for hiring cruisers for long or short term periods.
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