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Keadue | Co. Roscommon
 

Keadue, Co. Roscommon - Award Winning Town

 Lough Meelagh


Its name means the Lake of the Marsh. It has a surface of 116 ha. An outlet from the lake runs into the River Feorish. Fish in the lake include Pike, Perch, Roach, Bream and Tench.

There are many crannogs in Lough Meelagh. Crannogs are man-made islands of timber and rock and were used for defence and habitation. They were occupied during the early Christian period through to the 17th century.