Carrick-on-Shannon

town in County Leitrim, Ireland

Carrick-on-Shannon (Irish: Cora Droma Rúisc) is the county town of County Leitrim in Ireland. It is the largest town in the County Leitrim whilst it is the smallest county town in the entire country. According to the 2016 census, there are people 4,062 living there.[2] It is strategically located in the crossing point of the River Shannon.

Carrick-on-Shannon
Cora Droma Rúisc
Town
The River Shannon at Carrick-on-Shannon
The River Shannon at Carrick-on-Shannon
Carrick-on-Shannon is located in Ireland
Carrick-on-Shannon
Carrick-on-Shannon
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 53°56′38″N 8°05′42″W / 53.944°N 8.095°W / 53.944; -8.095Coordinates: 53°56′38″N 8°05′42″W / 53.944°N 8.095°W / 53.944; -8.095
CountryIreland
ProvinceConnacht
CountyCounty Leitrim
Elevation
45 m (148 ft)
Population
 (2016 census)[1]
 • Total4,062
Time zoneUTC±0 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+1 (IST)
Eircode routing key
N41
Telephone area code+353(0)71
Websitewww.carrickonshannon.ie

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Sapmap Area - Settlements - Carrick-On-Shannon". Census 2016. CSO. 2016. Archived from the original on 17 January 2018. Retrieved 17 January 2018.
  2. "Census 2016 Sapmap Area: Settlements Carrick-On-Shannon". census.cso.ie. Archived from the original on 2018-01-17. Retrieved 2020-08-08.