Kinlough, Co. Leitrim
Kinlough (Irish: Cionn Locha) is a beautiful village in County Leitrim situated about 3km (2 miles) from Bundoran, County Donegal , (cionn Locha which means head of the lake) is at the head of Lough Melvin.
Lough Melvin is worldwidely famous for it's salmon and trout fishing. The lake runs from Kinlough to Garrison which is in County Fermanagh. The first salmon of the year has often been caught on the river Drowes which runs from the lake.
Lough Melvin has several small islands, on one of which are the ruins of Rossclogher Castle. On the mainland near by is the ruined Rossclogher Abbey. A captain in the Spanish Armada named De Cuellar is said to have taken refuge in the castle after being wrecked on the Sligo coast.