Heritage & Culture 6 Nights | South

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Banagher Marina

Banagher to Victoria Lock - Meelick: Cruising time approximately 40 minutesApprox 1hr 15m from Shannonbridge
  • Banagher Town centre
  • Supervalu supermarket
  • Childrens playground
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool at the Shannon Bank Park
  • Pitch n Putt Golf Course
  • SUP/Kayak Rentals
  • JJ Hough's Singing Pub
  • Bars/Restaurants/Cafes/Takeaways
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Stop

Meelick Quay

Lock: Victoria at Meelick: Check opening times of Lock

Stop off at Meelick Quay or Victoria lock and visit the new Meelick walkway which links Galway and Offaly over the rivers weir.

Night 1

Portumna Castle Harbour

Castle Harbour to Mountshannon: Cruising time approximately 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Portumna Castle Harbour
  • Portumna Castle and Gardens
  • Portumna Forest Park
  • Portumna Workhouse
  • Portumna Castle Tea Rooms CaToCa
  • De Bourgos Bike Hire
  • Silk Studio
  • Cottage Store (antiques and mid-century furniture)

Choice of pubs restaurants, cafes and takeaways:

  • Ferry Inn Restaurant
  • Modena Restaurant
  • Beehive Café and Pizzeria
  • O’Meara’s Bar & Restaurant

Stop

Mountshannon Harbour

Mountshannon to Garrykennedy: Cruising time approximately 40 minutes

Stop at Mountshannon – HolyIsland is recognised as one of the foremost monastic sites in Ireland. Take a guided tour arranged by Gerard Madden, the local historian and author. Daily tours depart from Mountshannon pier from April to September ( weather permitting). Shop at Callura Pottery

Night 2

Garrykennedy

Garrykennedy to Scarriff: Cruising time approximately 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Larkins Pub & Restaurant Picturesque little pub on the banks of lough Derg. Larkins is over 300 years old and is as typical and idyllic an Irish scene as any you'll see
  • BBQ Area
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Night 3

Scarriff Marina

Scarriff to Killaloe: Cruising time approximately 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Wilde Irish Chocolate factory
  • McKerna Woollen Mills
  • Art at the Park
  • Lough Derg Craft trail ( Clay people,
  • St Cronan’s 10th Century Church
  • Nuala’s Bar & Restaurant

Night 4

Killaloe

Killaloe to Dromineer: Cruising time approximately 2 hour 30 minutes

Joined by a 13-arch stone bridge to its twin town of Ballina, Killaloe village is a network of charming narrow streets, flanked by old shops and houses that climb up the steep hillside and down over the 13th Century Cathedral.

  • St Flannan’s Cathedral
  • Brian Boru Heritage Centre
  • Lynn Kenny Artist
  • Self-guided picturesque looped walks / Killaloe Historic Town Walk
  • St Flannan’s well and Killaloe Canal
  • Lakeside Hotel for food and wine
  • Tuscany Bistro
  • Goosers Bar & Restaurant

Stop

Dromineer

Dromineer to Terryglass: Cruising time approximately 2 hours

Lough Derg House and The Lake Cafe is a cafe and guesthouse in the village of Dromineer on the shores of Lough Derg - Very friendly and well worth a stop for breakfast or lunch

Night 5

Terryglass Marina

Terryglass to Portumna bridge : Cruising time approximately 30 minutes
  • Watermark ski club
  • Wakeboarding & Waterskiing
  • Lough Derg Watersports - Experience Kayaking & canoeing on the beautiful Lough Derg with friends
  • The Derg Inn Bar & Restaurant
  • Paddy's Bar & Restaurant
  • BBQ Area
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Night 6

Banagher Marina

Approx 1hr 15m from Shannonbridge
  • Banagher Town centre
  • Supervalu supermarket
  • Childrens playground
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool at the Shannon Bank Park
  • Pitch n Putt Golf Course
  • SUP/Kayak Rentals
  • JJ Hough's Singing Pub
  • Bars/Restaurants/Cafes/Takeaways
Links

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