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River Shannon

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The longest river in Ireland or Britain

The Shannon River offers many interesting opportunities from sightseeing to boating to photography... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
Richard K
Limerick, Ireland
Silverline Cruisers Banagher

We hired the Silver Swan from Silverline cruisers..there were 2 double rooms and a third room with... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
shirley m
County Limerick
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This legendary river has figured prominently in the imaginations of Irish artists like James Joyce.
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  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

The Shannon River offers many interesting opportunities from sightseeing to boating to photography. On the lower Shannon, the following places are worth visiting: Killaloe, O'Brien's Bridge, Castleconnell, Plassey and Limerick City.

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 19 August 2017

We hired the Silver Swan from Silverline cruisers..there were 2 double rooms and a third room with bunk beds...the boat was immaculately clean - kitchen was neat and tidy and supplied with all cooking utensils that you would need - bed clothes and towels were...More

Thank shirley m
Reviewed 14 August 2017

The most relaxing vacations we have ever taken. We have hired boats to travel the Shannon River and Lakes 4 times now and are planning a trips again next year. You live on board the boat, so you are able to prepare your own meals...More

Thank Donald S
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We recently joined some others for a week long (Seemed like six months) cruise on the Shannon. We had rented a "Cruiser" from Emerald Star Line, the condition of which was absolutely atrocious. Broken fittings, Loo Instructions for a different model Loo. Condensation dripping off...More

1  Thank Paul C
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We hired the Silver Shadow from Silverline in June of this year. The boat was very new & in immaculate condition. Supplied with very high end mod cons & accessories. It slept all 5 of us very comfortably. The boat was very easy to handle...More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We were a crew of 10 family and friends. We hired the Silverbreeze that sleeps 12. The accommodation was brilliant. Plenty of room for us all. The weather was kind, the stops on the way fantastic. Barbara and receptionist and "the boys" were all very...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

River Shannon cruising. Picked up a boat from Portumna (Emerald star/le boat) despite some early teething problems re the boat, the team at Portumna soon had us underway :- Along the way there are many harbours, some public and free, some (such as Athlone) where...More

1  Thank Reynards42
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We had an excellent time cruising the River Shannon with Silverline Cruises. We hired a boat (Silver Crest) for 4 nights in May 2017 and cannot recommend this company enough! The staff (Barbara and Kevin) were extremely friendly and helpful from start to finish. The...More

Thank RebG92
Reviewed 6 April 2017

There are so many places to see this wonderful river you will want to keep taking pictures. Take the time to get out of the car and take it all in when you are able to stop, you will not be disappointed.

Thank Dan L
Reviewed 21 December 2016

This is the longest river in the British Isles and it doesn't disappoint. Take the change to walk or cycle along the banks or take a trip on the river. Be careful not to park your car too close; it floods! There are a number...More

2  Thank Bruce K
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