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Plassey is an area in Co. Limerick on the River Shannon, near Castletroy and up-river from Limerick City. It is sometimes confused with the Plassey estate in County Clare which was owned by Robert Clive, 1st Baron Clive, aka 'Clive of India'. Both were named after the Battle of Plassey 1757, which was part of the British Conquest of India.
Plassey House was owned by several Limerick families including the Maunsells, the Russells and the Baileys before it was acquired in 1933 by Patrick Keating, a Clareman who had made his fortune in China. On Patrick Keating's death the estate was purchased by the Rehabilitation Institute of Ireland from whom the new National Institute for Higher Education (NIHE) acquired it in 1970. NIHE later became the University of Limerick (UL).
The Black Bridge in the grounds of Plassey House crosses the Shannon from County Limerick into County Clare. Approaching Plassey across the bridge allows a number of scenic views. On the left is the beautiful lock house (Annabeg house) owned by the Ryan Family. To the right, there is a stony area of the river known as "Jim Stones". This is a very special spot for fishermen and is named after the late Jim Ryan who lived in Annabeg House, Plassey until the 1980s. Reference: Wikipedia.

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Living Bridge Fishing Party Student Village
Fishing Trip White Greylag Walking the dogs
Me and my fish High-ways & By-ways Plassey Sunset 2
Going Fishing Narcissus Sunlit Seat
Living Bridge Rusty Rudy Black Bridge 2
Reality Check Fisherman Plassey Sunset 1
Fresh Salmon Four Boats Mallard Hatchlings
Swan Patrol Hooded Horseman After the Raft-Race
Shannon Sunset Sheepdog Rudy
Navigator Black Bridge, Spring Green Salmon Fly Fishing
Jetty Rescue Sunset Reflections Dangerous River
Grey Heron River Root 2 Galloping Setter
Paper, Rock, Scissors Water-Polo - Clare-Team Plassey Sunset
Golden Retriever Riverside Path Reflections
Black Bridge in Flood River Root Red Kayak
On the wing Looking for trouble Dog Hurley
Grey Heron Plassey Evening Sunset Rowing
Plassey Sunset Plassey Falls Policeman's Helmet
Living Bridge Irish Dancing A Gaggle of Geese
Jesus Bugs Shannon in Flood * Fly Fishing
Rusty Rush Hour Flood Reflections
Shannon River Sunset Fishing Iced-in Boat
Ruined Mill Last Rays 2 Black Bridge 1 *
High Water Drama Golden Hour Cool Christmas Bird
Thomond Student Village Sunlit Island Window
Last Rays Plassey Sunset 2 Plassey Sunset
Black Bridge Plassey Teamwork
Black Bridge 3 Foam Patterns Green Boat
Shannon River Golden Light Black Bridge 3
Plassey Black Bridge Flooded Riverside
Shannon Reflections Golden Hour Flooded Riverbank
Plassey Evening Plassey Evening 2 Plassey Evening
Spring Evening Romantic Spring Evening Salmon Fishing
Last Rays Winter Sunset River Shannon
Angling Cots Jim Stones - Black Bridge Shannon Sunset
Black Bridge Entre Chien et Loup Ominous
Plassey Sunset Fishing Expedition Fishing Expedition 2
Sunset Reflection Winter Fogscape Happy St. Patricks Day
Winter Sunset Winter Sunset Last day of Summer
Fisherman at Dusk Shannon River Sunset Three Boat Sunset
Multicolour Autumn Evening Late Evening Kayak Ruined Castle Sunset
Shannon River in Flood Golden Hour Meditation
Angling Cots at Rest Rocks in the Stream Black Bridge - After the Flood
Autumn Colours Fly Fishing - Summer Evening Autumn Leaves
Black Bridge - Golden Hour Autumn Leaves Geese at Sunset
Winter Sunset Red Sky at Night Greylag Sunset
Salmon Fishing Salmon Fishing Peaceful Evening
Sunset Reflections Shannon River Sunset Greylag Geese Flock
Sunset Fisherman Equinox Sunset