Carrick-on-Shannon is the county town of in northwest Ireland, and grew up at a place where the Shannon could be forded. Later the river was bridged, so Carrick and the south bank village of Cortober in became a single settlement.
Photo: Brian Shaw, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Railway station
serves the town of Carrick-on-Shannon. Photo: Brian Shaw, CC BY-SA 2.0.


53.9441° or 53° 56' 38.9" north
-8.0953° or 8° 5' 43" west
Open Location Code
United Nations Location Code
50 metres (164 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 31086076
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Basque: Carrick-on-Shannon
  • Breton: Cora Droma Rúisc
  • Bulgarian: Карик он Шанън
  • Catalan: Carrick-on-Shannon
  • Cebuano: Carrick-on-Shannon
  • Chinese: 香农河畔卡里克
  • Danish: Carrick-on-Shannon
  • Dutch: Carrick-on-Shannon
  • English: Carrick on Shannon
  • Esperanto: Cora Droma Rúisc
  • French: Carrick-on-Shannon
  • Gaelic (Scots): Cora Droma Rúisc
  • Georgian: კერიკ-ონ-შენონი
  • German: Carrick-on-Shannon
  • Irish: Cora Droma Rúisc
  • Italian: Carrick-on-Shannon
  • Japanese: キャリック=オン=シャノン
  • Korean: 캐릭온섀넌
  • Latin: Caricta (Comitatus Letrimensis)
  • Latin: Caricta
  • Lithuanian: Karikas prie Šanono
  • Manx: Cora Droma Rúisc
  • Norwegian: Carrick-on-Shannon
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Carrick-on-Shannon
  • Persian: کریک آن شانون
  • Polish: Carrick-on-Shannon
  • Russian: Каррик-он-Шаннон
  • Russian: Каррик
  • Serbian: Карик на Шенону
  • Slovak: Carrick-on-Shannon
  • Spanish: Carrick-on-Shannon
  • Swahili (generic): Carrick on Shannon
  • Swedish: Carrick-on-Shannon
  • Ukrainian: Каррік-на-Шанноні
  • Urdu: کیرک-آن-شینن
  • Welsh: Carrick-on-Shannon
  • Carrick-On-Shannon

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