Kells Blackwater facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsKells Blackwater
Bridge carrying the R164 over the Blackwater at Moynalty
|Native name||An Abhainn Dubh|
|Other name(s)||Leinster Blackwater|
|Main source||South County Cavan|
|River mouth||River Boyne
Navan, County Meath
|Length||68 kilometres (42 mi)|
|Basin size||733 km2 (283 sq mi)|
The Kells Blackwater (Irish: An Abhainn Dubh), also called the River Blackwater or Leinster Blackwater, is a river that flows through the counties of Cavan and Meath in Ireland. It is a tributary of the River Boyne which flows into the Irish Sea at Drogheda. (This is one of two River Blackwaters which flow into the Boyne in County Meath, the other originates in County Kildare).
It has its source in the south of County Cavan, near the town of Bailieborough. It flows through Lough Ramor at Virginia, County Cavan, past Kells, County Meath, before joining the River Boyne in Navan, County Meath.
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