River Erkina facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsRiver Erkina
River Erkina at Durrow, County Laois
|Native name||An tOircín|
|Main source||south of Rathdowney|
|River mouth||Celtic Sea via River Nore|
|Length||36.2 kilometres (22.5 mi)|
|Basin size||387 square kilometres (149 sq mi)|
The River Erkina (Irish: An tOircín) is a river that flows through the county of Laois in Ireland. It is a tributary of the River Nore.
It has its source on the Laois-Kilkenny border south of Rathdowney. It flows north towards Rathdowney and then turns east in the direction of Durrow entering the River Nore around 1.5 km east of the town.
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