O1361 : Delvin River by The Naul, Co. Dublin

taken 10 years ago, near to Naul and Hynestown, Dublin, Ireland

Delvin River by The Naul, Co. Dublin
Delvin River by The Naul, Co. Dublin
The Delvin River is a major feature of northern County Dublin, and forms the boundary between Fingal and Meath in places. Here we see it running away from a bridge on the road north from the Naul, towards a small cascade, an artificial lake, and a private hydro-electric installation. This section of the river is sometimes known as "the Roche" and the valley of the river leads to the name of the village - Naul comes from An Ail, "the cliff," as in places there is a fall of up to 20 metres from river to the level of road from Naul to M1 and the coast.
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O1361, 4 images   (more nearby search)
Date Taken
February 2013   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 9 July, 2013
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Village, Rural settlement 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! O 131 611 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:35.2968N 6:17.5052W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! O 131 611
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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