BANN , the
See also:river in the
See also:north of
See also:Ireland . Rising in the Mourne mountains in the south of the Co . Down it runs N.W. until it enters Lough
See also:Neagh (q.v.), which it drains N.N.W. to an estuary at
See also:Coleraine, forming Lough Beg immediately below the larger lough . The length of its valley (excluding the lesser windings of the river) is about 90 m . The
See also:total drainage
See also:area, including the other important feeders of Lough Neagh, is about 2300 sq. m., extending westward to the confines of the Co .
See also:Fermanagh, and including parts of the Cos . Down and
See also:Armagh and
See also:Monaghan, Tyrone and
See also:Londonderry . The river has valuable salmon
See also:fisheries, but is not of much importance for navigation . Above Lough Neagh it is known as the Upper Bann and below as the
See also:Lower Bann .
GEORGE BANNATYNE (1545—? 1608)
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