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Dairy pasture by Carrigadrohid Lake
Carrigadrohid Lake is located in Ireland
Carrigadrohid Lake
Carrigadrohid Lake
Location in Ireland
Location Ireland
Coordinates 51°53′50″N 8°52′36″W / 51.897162°N 8.876642°W / 51.897162; -8.876642
Native name Loch Charraig an Droichid Error {{native name checker}}: parameter value is malformed (help)
Primary inflows River Lee
Primary outflows River Lee
Basin countries Ireland
First flooded 1952–57
Surface area 5.8 km2 (2.2 sq mi)
Surface elevation 62 m (203 ft)
Settlements Carrigadrohid

Carrigadrohid Lake is a lake on the River Lee in County Cork, Ireland. Standing upstream (i.e. west) of Carrigadrohid village, it is a reservoir created for the Carrigadrohid hydroelectric power station, built in the 1950s.


Carrigadrohid Lake is located in southern Ireland.


Carrigadrohid Lake is a noted fishery for bream, rudd, roach, northern pike and perch.

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