THE WEEKEND STROLL AT THE LOUGH CORK
(Pencil Drawing) The Lough is the name of a suburb of Cork City, the electoral division in which it lies, the body of water that gives the area its name and a Roman Catholic parish of the same name. It lies on the south side of the city.The Lough is a shallow, freshwater lake with an average depth of one metre and a total area of 4 hectares. It is a wildfowl preserve, particularly for swans, and has been a protected area since 1881. The Lough is also used for coarse angling (on a 'strictly catch and release basis') and is home to fish species such as carp, eel, tench, rudd and perch.