Over 5 % of the country’s rivers in are in Tipp

There are 4,120 kilometres of rivers in Tipperary.

That’s one of the findings of the latest data released by the Central Statistics Office.

This represents 5.6% of the length of all Irish rivers which totals 74,083 kilometres..

Meanwhile lakes in Tipperary cover 5,239 hectares which accounts for 4.2% of Ireland’s 125,111 hectares of lakes

Galway and Mayo account for 41% of Irelands lake area while Cork, Donegal and Mayo make up around one-third of the total length of Irish rivers.