Lough Key

Lough Key is in County Roscommon Ireland. The name Lough Key is derived from Ce', the druid of Nuadha of the silver arm, king of the Tuatha De Danann who, according to legend, was drowned when the waters of the lake burst forth from the earth.

Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
is a castle and National Monument located in , . Photo: SE Keenan, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a former monastery and National Monument located in Lough Key, Ireland. Photo: Oliver Dixon, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a former medieval Premonstratensian priory and National Monument located in Lough Key, Ireland.

Tourist attraction
was the first successful foundation in of the Cistercian order which had opened its first Irish house at Mellifont, , in 1142. is situated 4½ km southwest of Lough Key. Photo: Digital Eye, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

is a town of 2,600 people in . Photo: Colmmc, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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