In this section you will find literature based on or around Lough Carra.
- Fishing for Pike published by the Angling Times in the 1960s
- Extract of Chapters Thirteen and Fourteen from the book "Lovely is the Lee" by Robert Gibbings in which he describes his time on Lough Carra.
In Chapter Fourteen he talks about the grave of George Augustus Moore, a recent picture of the grave can be found here in the Archaeology and History section of this website. The book was first published in 1945, it was "Made in Great Britain at The Temple Press Letchworth for J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd."
- Extract from D A MacManus book “Between Two Worlds: True Ghost Stories of the British Isles”
This book was published by Smythe in 1979 (ISBN 10: 0900675837 / ISBN 13: 9780900675836).
The story featured is "Fear at Castle Carra". You can find several photos of Castle Carra in the History Photographs section of this website.
- Extract from the book “Wild Sports of the West of Ireland” by W.H. Maxwell (first published in 1892) which gives a brief description of Lough Carra.