Shannon River Sunset at Roosky in County Roscommon

Shannon River Sunset at Roosky

Shannon River Sunset at Roosky, County Roscommon.

A setting sun reflects its yellow glow on the mighty Shannon River near Roosky in County Roscommon, Ireland.

Roosky (also spelled Rooskey or Ruskey) is a popular and peaceful mooring spot for boats cruising the Shannon, Ireland’s longest river stretching 224 miles.

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The picturesque village is located on the border of counties Leitrim and Roscommon, about eight miles Northwest of the town of Longford.

Roosky’s five-arch masonry bridge was built in 1845 to provide a vital river crossing. In 1922, it was the venue for a battle in the Irish Civil War.

This image was captured during an evening walk along the river — Roosky has a beautiful hiking and biking path that stretches from the village to the Roosky Lock, built in the 1840s to accommodate river navigation.

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