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In the first comprehensive study of the Shannon Callows, a fascinating and distinctive landscape between Lough Ree and Lough Derg, whose character is determined by the seasonal flooding of the Shannon River, Stephen Heery has made an important contribution to our understanding of . .
In the first comprehensive study of the Shannon Callows, a fascinating and distinctive landscape between Lough Ree and Lough Derg, whose character is determined by the seasonal flooding of the Shannon River, Stephen Heery has made an important contribution to our understanding of a hitherto neglected region. Mr. Heery traces the development of the Shannon Callows since the Ice Age and describes the impact of the annual flooding that has shaped the lives of those who have farmed here over the last few thousand years.
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The Shannon Callows (Irish: Caladh na Sionainne) are areas of flat land along the shores of the River Shannon. These areas lie between Athlone, where the river flows out of Lough Ree, and Portumna, where it enters Lough Derg, in central Ireland. The shallow grade of the river here results in occasional flooding of the Callows. The Callows are a classified as a Special Area of Conservation (SAC). The Irish Wildlife Trust has a reserve on Bullock Island.
The Shannon Floodlands by Stephen Heery is published by Tír Eolas, Newtownlynch, Co Galway. Can the farmer and the callows still be friends? Traditionally, farmers mowed their narrow callows hay strips at different times, creating mosaics of habitat that favoured the area’s rich biodiversity.
The Shannon Floodlands: a natural history of the Shannon Callows
The Shannon Floodlands: a natural history of the Shannon Callows. UK guidance on conservation objectives for monitoring designated sites. Those responsible for historic buildings and structures often have to manage a diverse range of demands and expectations placed on them by various stakeholders who may not be equally supportive of efforts to conserve the historic significance of the building. However, one very rare and important group of stakeholders, with the law behind them, like the building just the way it is.
a natural history of the Shannon Callows. There's no description for this book yet. Published 1993 by Tír Eolas in Newtownlynch, Kinvara, C. Galway. Includes bibliographical references (p. 150-153) and index.
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Located between Cannibal Plains and Okran's Gulf. As the name implies, the Floodlands is a flooded swamp with a never ending downpour making this a gloomy area to travel. The only thing roaming these lands are Iron Spiders and Security Spiders.