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Ten things about Lough Ree

  Ten things about Lough Ree.   Lough Ree means Lake of the Kings in English and this setting has taken...
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The Lough Ree Monster

The Lough Ree Monster Lough Ree is home to probably the most credible lough monster sighting in the world. Similar...
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The Ballinamore-Ballyconnell Canal

The canal from Ballinamore to Ballyconnell was constructed in the 1840s partially during the Great Famine. It cost a...
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Clonmacnoise Nestling on the banks of the river Shannon, just upstream from Shannonbridge is the ancient city of Clonmacnoise. This...
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10 Best Pubs on the River Shannon

1: Mollys Bar - Killaloe This bar is located on the Ballina side of the bridge in Killaloe. There is...
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3 Night Family Cruise from Banagher

Day 1 - Leaving Banagher, travel south towards Lough Derg. As you enter the lough under Portumna bridge navigate west...
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3 Night Family Cruise – From Carrick on Shannon

From Carrick on Shannon Day 1 - Set of north from Carrick on Shannon heading to Lough Key. The Lough...
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Discover the Shannon Food Trail

The Cherrytree Restaurant in Killaloe: Starting at the Southern most navigable town on the River Shannon. The Cherrytree Restaurant...
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A little bit about the river Shannon

The River Shannon is the longest river in Ireland, with a total length of 386 km. It rises at...
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