LESTRYGONIANS

"They did right to put him up over a urinal: meeting of the waters." (U8.414)

The Meeting of the Waters is the confluence of the rivers Avonmore and Avonbeg to form the river Avoca, in county Wicklow. The valley of Avoca (or Ovoca) is considered one of the most beautiful landscapes in Ireland. It was celebrated in poem and song by Thomas Moore.