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River Allow
Native name Abhainn Ealla
Physical characteristics
Main source Mullaghareirk Mountains
River mouth River Dalua and Munster Blackwater
Leader's Bridge, County Cork
Length 36.61 kilometres (22.75 mi)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    7.46 m3/s (263 cu ft/s)
Basin features
Basin size 316 square kilometres (122 sq mi)

The River Allow ( Irish: Abhainn Ealla) is a river in Ireland, flowing through County Limerick and County Cork.

Course

The Allow rises in the Mullaghareirk Mountains and forms part of the County LimerickCounty Cork border before flowing eastwards, passing under the R579 and meeting a tributary near Freemount, passing under the R578 and continuing southward to Kanturk where it meets the River Dalua. The Allow then flows southwards, passing under the N72 at Leader's Bridge and enters the Munster Blackwater at Ballymaquirk/Dromcummer Beg.

Wildlife

The River Allow is a salmon fishery.

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