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Shannon Navigation

Castle Island Lough Key River Shannon

Shannon Navigation

The Shannon is a treasure waiting to be discovered. The longest river in Ireland, the River Shannon and its lakes are a bustling,
colourful navigation.

Once a major waterway on the backbone of Ireland, the Shannon still holds onto the legacy of bustling harbours and peaceful bays, lively towns and villages and fascinating heritage and historical sites. ​

You will be amazed at the range of activities and at the stunning natural scenery. Harbours and marinas in towns and villages along the Shannon welcome all kinds of watersports and boating enthusiasts. The newly developed Shannon Blueway encourages recreational activity along the stunning Shannon, with a network of paddling trails around Carrick-on-Shannon, Drumshanbo, Boyle, Ballyleague / Lanesborough, along with many walking and cycling opportunities. Further Blueway developments are currently taking place on the Shannon, with the Lough Derg Blueway coming soon.  For more Blueway information, please click here​.​

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Adventure Gently, Guided Canoe Tours of Ireland's North West Waterways

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Allen Centre

Curraghill Drumshanbo Co Leitrim

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Annacarriga/ Lough Derg Holiday Village

AnnaCarriga Estate, Lough Derg, Killaloe, Co. Clare

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Arigna Mining Experience

Arigna Mining Experience, Arigna, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Roscommon

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Arigna Scenic Drive

Una Bhan Tourism Co-Operative, Main Street, Boyle, Co Roscommon

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Athlone Boat Club

3 retreat mews,Retreat Rd,Athone,Co Westmeath

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Athlone Castle Visitor Centre

Athlone Castle, Athlone, Co Westmeath

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Ballycuggeran Blue Flag Lakeside Beach

Environment Section, Clare County Council, Ennis, Co Clare

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Ballygreen House

Ballygreen, Garraunboy, Killaloe, Co Clare

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Barracuda Boat Trips

Athlone.Co Westmeath

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Baysports

Hodson Bay, Athlone, Co. Roscommon

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6;#Power Sports;#8;#Sailing

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Birr Outdoor Education Centre

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