River Torrent

River Torrent

River Torrent is a river in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland which enters the River Blackwater approximately 4km (2.5 mi) from Maghery ferry. [cite web | title=Navigating the River Blackwater | work=Culture Northern Ireland | url=http://www.culturenorthernireland.org/article.aspx?co=14&ca=15&to=&sca=&articleID=917 | accessdate=2007-11-28] It was a great source of industrial waterpower. [cite web | title=Coalisland - Torrent River | work=Culture Northern Ireland | url=http://www.culturenorthernireland.org/town_Home.aspx?co=4&to=192&ca=0&sca=0&navID=1 | accessdate=2007-11-28] The river flows through the small village of Newmills in East Tyrone, situated three miles north of Dungannon. [cite web | title=Newmills Potted History| work=Culture Northern Ireland | url=http://www.culturenorthernireland.org/town_Home.aspx?co=4&to=206&ca=0&sca=0&navID=1 | accessdate=2007-11-28]

See also

*List of rivers of Northern Ireland

References


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