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Dunglow Lough
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Dunglow Lough location in Ireland
Dunglow Lough location in Ireland
Location in island of Ireland
Location County Donegal
Coordinates 54°57′16″N 8°20′35″W / 54.95444°N 8.34306°W / 54.95444; -8.34306
Native name Loch an Chlocháin Léith Error {{native name checker}}: parameter value is malformed (help)
Primary inflows Lough Craghy
Primary outflows Dungloe River
Catchment area 37.67 km2 (14.5 sq mi)
Basin countries Ireland
Max. length 1.4 km (1 mi)
Max. width 0.7 km (0.4 mi)
Surface area 0.61 km2 (0.24 sq mi)
Average depth 1.3 m (4 ft 3 in)
Max. depth 7.5 m (25 ft)
Surface elevation 13 m (43 ft)
Islands Flat Island, Fern Island, Black Island, Brush Island, Wren Island

Dunglow Lough (Irish: Loch an Chlocháin Léith), also known as Dungloe Lough, is a freshwater lake in the northwest of Ireland. It is located in north County Donegal in the Rosses fishery.


Dunglow Lough is 1 kilometre (0.6 mi) east of Dungloe. It measures about 1.5 km (0.9 mi) long and 1 km (0.6 mi) wide. The lake has five named islands.


Dunglow Lough is fed on its eastern side by neighbouring Lough Craghy. The lake drains westwards into the Dungloe River.

Natural history

Fish species in Dunglow Lough include brown trout, salmon and the critically endangered European eel.

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