A River Boat’s Blog

Waterways College

Waterways College

Irish Waterways Ecology Ambassadors Recently I took part in an eight week training course run in Graiguenamanagh aimed at becoming a Waterways Ecology Ambassador. Run from the newly established...

The Barrow Cot

The Barrow Cot

My First Boat - The Barrow Cot Dedicated to the memory of my good friend and the gent that taught me to fish, Nicky Cahill RIP.  Tied off at the jetty was an old colourless boat we named the...

Canoeing in Kilkenny

Canoeing in Kilkenny

Canoeing & Kayaking in Kilkenny Kilkenny boasts one of the most active and successful kayaking and canoeing clubs in Ireland, that being Kilkenny Aqua Canoe Club. Catering for numerous...

Questions on the river Nore

Questions on the river Nore

Common questions about the river Nore. Where does the river Nore rise? How long is the river Nore? How fast is the river Nore? Is the river Nore Tidal? Can I canoe/Kayak the river Nore? How deep is the river Nore?

Source of the River Nore

Source of the River Nore

The river Nore rises in the Devils Bit mountain in County Tipperary. However, some argue over the exact location of the true source with the two main suggestions being at Gorteenashingaun or Benduff. Going on local knowledge, it is suggested that Gorteenashingaun it the start of the Nore. This is a little piece about our adventure tracing the Nore’s source.