Draining the southern slopes of the Mourne Mountains, this riverflows down to enter the Irish Sea at New castle (Co. Down). A short, spate river it offers double figure salmon and sea trout, usually from July, with brown trout in the upper reaches. Access for visitors is re asonable with some free stretches.

Rod Licence: FCB/G

Newcastle, Co. DownTSTS1J milesfromTollymorePark boundary to seaBB

DT: (L6)NB: 6 WT also available.

All tickets also cover fishing for

Trout only in section above

Tollymore Park and on 11 miles (BB) of Burren River from its junction with the Shimna) ATS (J.

Mackie, 125, Main Street,

Newcastle) NB: Sunday anglers are warned to buy theirtickets in advanceMar 1-Oct31

Newcastle, Co. DownTSTS2J miles near Newcastle

DT: (L 6)K (Forest Office,

Tullymore Forest, Mon-Fri, 8 am- 4.30 pm. Tel: Newcastle 2428.

Otherwise from Forest warden) or

ARO (Dept of Agriculture, Room 26, Dundonald House, Upper

Newtownards Road, Belfast BT4 3SB)Mar1-0cM5g-e

Shimna Tributary


See above under R. Shimna at Newcastle, Co. Down.

Wee Agivey. See R. Agivey

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