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River Shannon

Ireland
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Silverline Banagher

We were a crew of 10 family and friends. We hired the Silverbreeze that sleeps 12. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Karen M
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Braintree, United Kingdom
via mobile
Beautiful part of the world

River Shannon cruising. Picked up a boat from Portumna (Emerald star/le boat) despite some early... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Reynards42
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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
via mobile
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This legendary river has figured prominently in the imaginations of Irish artists like James Joyce.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good26%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Reynards42
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The river Shannon and surrounding countryside and the people of the area are lovely, but the boat hire company Carrick Craft totally spoilt our holiday. The boat we were given stank of cigar smoke, was in poor condition with defective refrigerator and heating. Having paid...More

Thank allansharon
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 22 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
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

We had an awesome time cruising on the River Shannon. We hired a boat from Silverline Cruisers in Banagher. Their staff are very friendly and looked after us well. We were new to boating, therefore they provided us with tuition about handling the boat. The...More

5  Thank DRailton1
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

My family- adult siblings, parents and one couple of dear friends all had the incredible experience of a private, week-long, barge excursion down the Shannon River on the Shannon Princess. The good: should I say fabulous? Incredible service and food. Comfortable, homey accommodations and individualized...More

3  Thank errn94
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Hired a boat from carrick craft from start to finish staff second to none. Met lovely lady when we checked in, the lad who gave us the demo extremely helpful. First day out was a saturday noticed light was on in fridge but not cold....More

3  Thank Con M
Reviewed 2 July 2016

We were a group of 7 on Le Magnifique (8 + 2 berth) from Emerald Star, 4 nights Mon to Fri. We went from Carrick to Athlone and back (via Lough Key). This is an expensive holiday and might be worth it if half decent...More

3  Thank The-Real-Trappist
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