Lax Weir

MILL ROAD ARTIST SARAH ROSE BOLGER WITH HER PAINTING OF THE LAX WEIR, MILL ROAD, CORBALLY, COMMISSIONED FOR CORBALLY HOUSE NURSING HOME.
Low tide showing up what little remains of the once Great Lax Weir, the Weir 1,150 feet long extended across the Shannon from below Corbally Mill to St. Patrick's Protestant Church, Parteen.
View of Lax Weir showing the Queen's Gap, Castle (Caisleán na Coran), Caretakers house, tip of St. Thomas's Island and St. Patrick's Protestant Church, Parteen.
Lax Weir and Castle (Caisleán na Coran).
Lax Weir and Castle (Caisleán na Coran).
Timber gratings in position to block salmon from going upstream and to divert them into traps or cribs.
Salmon cribs in position at the Lax Weir. The salmon could not return once they passed through the narrow vertical openings in the cribs
Portion of the Lax Weir, caretakers house and St. Patrick's Protestant Church, Parteen, Co. Clare.
LAX WEIR - BASED ON A PLAN DRAWN BY A. GRAY IN 1864
A section of the Lax Weir on the Clare shore was recently cleared of ivy, underneath it revealed part of the remains of the caretakers house.
Part of remains of caretakers house on Lax Weir, Clare shore.
REPORT OF ACCIDENTAL DROWNING OF 2 MEN
REPORT OF ACCIDENTAL DROWNING OF 5 MEN ABOVE THE LAX WEIR AT CORBALLY. - Limerick Chronicle.

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Will Lynch | Reply 08.09.2021 22:12

Thank you for this great website, it brought back some very nice memories and a very happy time in my life.

Sean McNamara | Reply 10.02.2021 09:18

Really cool website!

elaine | Reply 08.08.2020 22:36

love your website anne got lots of info on the hayes my late grandfather side elaine

Mark Ryan | Reply 06.11.2017 17:47

Great site . filled in some information on my family tree aswell. ☺

Ann 06.11.2017 23:35

Great Mark, good luck with the research.

Tony | Reply 06.11.2017 15:26

thank you very much Anne

tony | Reply 02.11.2017 09:37

Hello Anne
Really enjoy the site!
Is it possible to get the great photos of the weir?

Regards
Tony

Ann 06.11.2017 15:21

Yes, Tony, I will email some to you.

Jim | Reply 14.01.2016 19:50

mick hayes from the abbey

jim 14.01.2016 19:51

hi Anne Elaine the late Mick hayes was in so many pictures on your website where can I get the abbey fishermen dolls

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