C6704 : Waterfalls and pool on Glenedra Water - Banagher Glen Nature Reserve

taken 4 years ago, 4 km from Feeny, Northern Ireland

Waterfalls and pool on Glenedra Water - Banagher Glen Nature Reserve
Waterfalls and pool on Glenedra Water - Banagher Glen Nature Reserve
A picturesque gorge near the confluence with the Altnaheglish River. Viewed from the bridge carrying the track towards Altnaheglish Reservoir.

According to legend, in the late 6th century (after St Patrick banished the serpents from Ireland, a great serpent (Lig-na-Paiste) was left behind and lived in a pool here, before being capture by a local holy man, St Murrough O'Heaney and banished to the waters of Lough Foyle.

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C6704, 36 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Thursday, 18 July, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 11 August, 2019
Geographical Context
Uplands  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Woodland, Forest 
Primary Subject of Photo
River 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! C 673 042 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:52.8795N 6:57.0480W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! C 673 042
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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Banagher Glen Nature Reserve  Banagher Glen  Nature Reserve  National Nature Reserve  Glendra Water 

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