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Bridge on the Lock Allen Canal
Cruising lock Boderg in March
Going up!
Moored in a Town Star
Nice Catch!
Driving a Shannon Star
We look sooooo cool!
I hope I don
YOU
Taking an Elegance on the Jamestown Canal
Cruising Lough Key on an Elegance
Lazy days cruising a canal
Moored in a quiet spot
Sunset on the Shannon
I
A fabulous sunset on the Shannon
All is quiet on the shannon
Approaching the lock at Drumshanbo on a Consul
Cruising the on a Consul
Somewhere, over this rainbow...
Nothing like a nice cup of tea - it is tea, isn
Just married, how sweet!
Mmmm, Breakfast by the river
Gone Fishin
Carlow Class moored at Holy Island on Lough Erne
Teddy Bear
We
Er... Is this driver old enough to drive this boat?
View of the Shannon Erne Waterway from a Caprice Cruiser
Cruising on the Shannon Erne Waterway
Mind the Markers
What a Sky!
Crossing Lough Ree on a Carlow Class
Enjoying the August Sunshine
Taking a Carlow Class through a lock in Athlone
Approaching Athlone on a Carlow Class
Moored at Athlone
Cruising a canal on a Carlow Class
Ready for the Shannon River Adventure
Shouldn
Under the Bridge
Cruising the Lough Allen Canal
Heave!
Island hopping
When cruising, always take something to reed.
Moored at Rooskey
Rooskey Lock
Don
Just relax and watch the water go by
Maybe I should start the engine...
I hope the boat doesn
Nice Pike!
Relaxing in the sunshine on a Carlow Class
Wait - there
Back seat driver?
Panoramic view of boats moored.
Panoramic view of boats moored.
Driving a P1107W Classic
A hearty breakfast before a hard days cruising
Pikes with Bikes?
How are we going to get down there?
Did we take a wrong turn?
Moored at Carrick on a Lake Star
Surfing, Shannon Style
Lough Derg from the bow of a Shannon Star
A brace of Shannon Stars moored for the night
Family Trad Session on Lough Derg
A Carlow Class moored near Ballinamore
At a lock on the Shannon-Erne waterway
Boats at Dromod Harbour
Boats at Dromod Harbour
Boats going through a lock
Panoramic view of Tarmonbarry lock
Rooskey Bridge on the Shannon
Sunset on the Shannon-Erne Waterway
Panoramic view of boats moored near Clonmacnoise
Fishing from the jetty at Clonmacnoise
Land Ahoy"
Ducks on the mooch
Passing some boats near Leitrim
Straight on, left at the next pub.
Taking a Carlow Class through a lock
Moored for the evening, off to the pub!
Yes, it
Make sure it
No slouching on the job!
Learning the ropes in a lock
Cruising towards the sunset
Engine wake on a Carlow Class
The pier at Banagher
Crew, all present and mostly correct.
Naw, ya can
A great photo of Shannonbridge
Ooops! I forgot me trousers...
Stealth horses, native to Leitrim
Vision 3 moored
View from the Bridge
Ready for dinner?
Caught in a lock
A canal
Jetty by Sunset
Moored Lake Star
Look at those waves
Carlow Class moored
Nice scarf captain
A lock
A beautiful reflection
Very blue river
Carlow Class on the river
Carlow Class from behind
The Lockkeeper
The grass is greener on the other side
Mirrored Image
Windmills
Still water
Mossy bridge
Relaxing in the back of the boat
Carlow Class
Operating a lock
Enjoying themselves
Put your feet up!
A very straight canal
Sunny day in a lock
Having an eggcelent time
Looking for directions
Sailing on the railing
The whole crew
Locked!
Old bridge on a canal
A row of boats
A family cruise
Caught one!
And another!
A long canal
A beautiful bridge
Eunson Crew Photo
Nice hats!
The river
Word up
A ray of sunshine
Always time for a selfie
Hanging in there!
Slipping and sliding
A marker by sunset
Was it snowing?
Why they call it the Emerald Isle
Flower Power
The captain and his first mate
A Carlow Class on Lough Ree
Taking a Carlow Class through a Lock
Coming to moor in Athlone
Chong Sun on the Clare Class
I can see my house from here
Mah Jong anyone?
Driver and navigator
Coming from harbour on a Limerick Class
Up Periscope!
An attempt to escape
Cruising the tranquil waters of the Shannon
Getting away from it all
Silver Spirit moored for the night
Are we there yet?
Land Ahoy!
Relax and have a drink
The Majestic Shannon River
Discovering Boyle on the Shannon River
Mmm - Dinner Time!
High speed chase on the Shannon
Beer anyone?
Singing a pirate shanty... maybe
Cruising on a Magnifique
Heave!
Entering Athlone on an Elegance
Sunset on the Shannon
Is it a mermaid?
A busy lock on the Shannon
Mooring an Elegance
Moored beside riverside apartments
I wonder what they taste like?
Going to catch some fish
Taking a Carlow Class through a Lock
Driving a Carlow Class
Passing Clonmacnoise
Sunset on a Carlow Class
Carlow Class moored at Dromod Harbour
Cruising in a Carlow Class at sunset
Crossing Lough Ree
Slowly cruising the Shannon River
I hope the navigator knows where he
Enjoying some romance on the river
I don
Cruising the still waters of the Lough Allen Canal
Passing through a Lock on the a Kilkenny Class Cruiser
Taking a Lake Star through a Lock
Looking for Mooring
Mind your Head!
Shouldn
So hard to get good help these days.
Wait a minute - is she walking on water?
Is it the next left?
Aye Aye Captain!
Going through a Lock on the P1107W Penichette
Steering a Folk Class on the Shannon-Erne Waterway
Folk Class Barge
Ready to board the Magnifique
A real family holiday!
Taking a Magnifique through Tarmonbarry  Lock
Magnifique moored at Lanesborough
If only I could reach the wheel I
At least the beer is cold
Look, no hands (almost)
Kick back, relax, and enjoy the ride.
Amhairghin Doran on the ropes at Lough Key
Oisin Doran behind the wheel  on the Shannon
Passing Castle Island on Lough Key
Might as well try to catch something...
Driver and navigator
Nice Catch!
Taking a Magnifique through a Lock
Cruising from Carrick-on-Shannon on a Town Star
Mmmmm - Breakfast!
Sunroof View
Driving a Town Star
Coming up to a bridge, mind your head!
Sunbathing on a jetty
Taking a dinghy out on a lake
Anything biting?
Are we lost?
A definite thumbs-up!
Moored at the bridge at Knockvicar
Cruising from Carrick-on-Shannon on a Fermanagh Class
Fishing from a Magnifique
Narrow bridge ahead.
Cruisers moored at Carrick-on-Shannon
Enjoying the Sunshine on a Shannon Star, Lough Derg
Really??
There has to be a fish in there somewhere.
A great day for a dip in the Lake
Lake Star moored a Lough Key
An Elegance at Portumna
Captain, First Mate and Cabin Boy - not sure who
Nice shoes...
Sunbathing ducks!
Napping on a Carlow Class
Just chilling
A little bit of bonding on the river
Sun sets over the Shannon
Moored up at Crom on the Erne
Under the bridge
Enjoying the sunshine on a Kilkenny Class
Sailing in shades
Cruising on a Kilkenny Class
"Are we there yet?"
View of Lough Key
Behave - The captain
Sun setting over the Shannon
Happy Captain
Enjoying the sun
Drumming up support
Nice weather for a barbeque
Nice Rod!
I was sure there was a fish...
Cruising past Clonmacnoise
Moored in a Silver Stream
Excellent photo of a sunset on the Shannon River
Nice day for a dip.
Cruising across Lough Ree
Shouldn
Just making it back before dark.
Enjoying a little sunshine in the quayside
More swans trying to mooch food... they never give up!
Prepare to be Boarded!
I know there
Land Ahoy!
Is the boat leaning??
The Black Pearl P1120
AHARR ME HEARTIES!
I want to drive!
Dutch Class moored on the Shannon-Erne Waterway
Dutch Class moored on the Shannon-Erne Waterway
Cruising the Shannon-Erne Waterway
Best seat in the house
Er... your other left!
These kids really know how to relax
Cruising on the Shannon-Erne Waterway
mmmm.... This is making me hungry
On the lookout for pirates.
All hands on deck... or not
This is a very big surfboard...
I
A buoy and a bird on the river...
A cuppa for the captain.
Sunset on the Shannon River in Ireland
A beer, a boat and a sunset - what could be better?
Got any cheese?
All aboard for the magical mystery tour
Anybody see  my bike?
Where
How
The real Captain!
I
More moochy swans - got any bread?
Just kicking back and enjoying the river Shannon
Settling on board the Wateford Class
Mooring a Waterford Class Cruiser
Like my driving?
Doesn
Queen of the World!
Cruising on a Crusader
This is hard work...
Mark Scarff on board a Kilkenny Class
Cruising out of the base in Carrick-on-Shannon
Cruising in the sunshine
What
I love you man...
Are you sure you know where you
Taking a moment
Mooring for the evening on a Waterford Class
Cruising under a bridge on the way from Carrick-on-Shannon
Cruising in a Carlow Class
Cruising past islands on Lough Key
Relaxing on the stern of a Shannon Star
Crusing across a lake
Mmm - this looks really good!
Taking a Roscommon Class through a Lock
A view of lough Boderg from Albert Lock near Jamestown.
Ian Hoyle and his crew aboard the Roscommon Class Cruiser
Not much concentration involved....really!
Relaxing on the Magnifque flybridge with friends and family.
Enjoying a pint in Roosky.
Just cruising...
Getting underway from Crom Castle on a Dutch Class barge
Brook Park near Enniskillen.
Fishermans dating agency?
Cruising by the ruins of an old monastery
The O39Rourke Family Ready to cruise.
Cruising past monastic ruins
Keeping a Carlow Class steady in a lock.
Having fun on the Lough Allen Canal
Taking a Clare Class through a lock
Land Ahoy! Robert Downey and Jim Donnelly on lookout
The Coyne Family from Dublin cruising the Shannon/Erne Waterway on a 45ft Barge.
Relaxing on a 45ft Barge on the Shannon/Erne Waterway.
"Dawn in Enniskillen on 22.8.04 on a hire from Belturbet. The day Fermanagh drew with Mayo in the All Ireland Semi-Final."
"Fort on Upper Lough Erne on 23.8.04".
"Coming into the lock - Richmond I think - on a beautiful evening on 24.7.04".
A Silver Crest moored at Dromineer harbour.
A beer garden at a pub in Banagher.
Gregor Rudolph examining a peat bog near Shannonbridge.
Ole Rudolph, Captain of the Lake Star!
Sunset over the river.
Ines Rudolph fishing from the back of the Lake Star as they make their way downriver.
Myrko & Ole Rudolph rowing in the rain.
Breakfast on a Caprice - the audience is useful if you run out of milk!
Athlone has some very unique buskers.
Feeding the ducks from the rear deck of a Town Star while waiting for a lock on the Shannon/Erne Waterway.
Leaving a lock on the Lough Allen canal.
Relaxing at Crom Castle on Lough Erne.
Horse whispering at Swan Island on the Shannon/Erne Waterway.
Exploring the waterways on a dinghy.
Tricky work navigating the narrow waterways on a Glen Star.
Swans & signets visiting a Magnifique at Carrick-on-Shannon.
"...it
"Once you leave the place where you went ashore you disappear in the great unknown, the sound of water hitting your boat when you turn off your engine."
Cruising past Clonmacnoise.
"These colourful buildings are situated in Atlone, a town/city we stayed in for two days because we couldn
 
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