Broad Lough

The Broad Lough
Broad Lough

This is a tidal lake to the north of Wicklow Town. It is fed by the Leitrim River, which flows out of it, through Wicklow Town and into the Irish Sea.

The Broad Lough
Broad Lough

As with most tidal estuaries it supports a mixture of freshwater and marine organisms, especially Green Shore Crabs. Plaice and turbot are also found in its waters, but the most commonly seen fish is the large Thick-lipped Grey Mullet.

The Broad Lough
Broad Lough