The River Suir (, Irish An tSiúr or Abhainn na Siúire) is a river in Ireland that flows into the Atlantic Ocean near Waterford after a distance of 184 kilometres (114 miles).The total catchment area is 3,526km2. Popular with anglers, it holds plentiful reserves of brown trout. While the Suir holds the record for a salmon taken from an Irish river, (weighing 57 lb/26 kg, taken on a fly in 1874) as is the case in many other Atlantic rivers, salmon stocks have been in decline in recent years.
Together with the Nore and the Barrow, the river is one of the trio known as The Three Sisters.
The Suir is known in Irish as the Siúr and it is thought the present spelling in English with the u and i reversed is due to a mistake. Some people therefore feel that the spelling in English should be Siur and this spelling is occasionally seen.. Edmund Spenser (1552–1599) author of the The...... Read More