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CORBALLY RIVER PEOPLE & LIMERICK'S ABBEY FISHERMEN

CURRAGHGOWER 1951

ABBEY FISHERMEN
TOOLS OF THE TRADE
INNURES AND DRAWS
THE BATTLE OF THE TAIL RACE
RIVER POEMS
CORBALLY
CURRAGHGOWER 1951
CORBALLY REGATTA 1952
CORBALLY REGATTA 1953/54
ABBEY REGATTA 1977/78
MARATHON BOAT RACE
SAND COTS
RELAXING ON THE RIVER
LINKS

Poling over Curraghgower Falls at low tide, the event is the Marathon Boat Race around the parish of St. Mary's. It was won by a Corbally crew in 1951. The crew were: Seanie Gilligan, Larry Kinsella and William Lysaght. They were very often seen Poling, Paddling and Rowing on the river Shannon at Corbally.

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Seanie Gilligan, Larry Kinsella and William Lysagh
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The first crew to conquer trecherous Hell's Gate in their angling cot in 1951

HELL'S GATE
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Pat Lysaght, Joe Sheehan, Kevin Hannon

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