Hiring a boat on the Shannon is one of the most relaxing holidays on the planet.
The Shannon river is three hundred and eighty six kilometers of waterway spanning eleven counties from the north of Ireland in county Fermanagh on the Erne System, to the Shannon estuary in county Kerry in the south west of Ireland.
The river is navigable by hire cruisers for most of its length and is home to some of the best fishing in Ireland. Fish in the river include carp, roach, rudd and pike. Shannon-River.com act as agents to most of the cruiser, boat and barge hire companies on the Shannon - Just visit our
Cruiser hire page for the most comprehensive listing of the boats and barges available for hire on the Shannon River.
We compare all of the boats for hire on the Shannon River in Ireland so that you
don't have to.
Probably the best feature of the river is its intrinsic Irishness. It embodies all that is best about Ireland, it's culture and it's people. From North to South, there are many great places for tourists to stay and visit, offering great hospitality and 'craic'. You could say that the Shannon river is three hundred and eighty six kilometers of great Irish hospitality.
The dropdown box on this page lists every town and village from north to south on the navigable section of the River Shannon. Choose on one of the towns or villages to find more information about accomodation, pubs, restaurants, activities and other places of interest in and around that village. For a better idea of the the geography of the Shannon you can view our Interactive Map, and you can click on the towns and villages from here.