Boat Maintenance & checks before we cross Lough Ree. Episode #16

Boat Maintenance before we cross Lough Ree.

The boat maintenance to boat fun ratio should always favor the fun! That said there are times when boat maintenance can’t be avoided and you have to just roll up the sleeves and delve into the black hole that is the bilge. In this episode we do a bit of essential boat maintenance before we set out across a very large lake called Lough Ree. Lough

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Episode #12 A River Shannon cruise on a summers day

 

Come along for a River Shannon Cruise.

A super day for a river Shannon cruise to pick up two special passengers. Join in with us as we cruise from the old stone harbour in Ballyleague Co Roscommon up river and under the Bord Na Mona Bridge….(well you will just have to wait and see what happens there!) It’s another fun day on the water, so why not join in! Continue reading “Episode #12 A River Shannon cruise on a summers day”

Episode #7 Nice bit of cruising through Rooskey and Tarmonbarry

In this episode we cruise through Rooskey and Tarmonbarry.

We are on our way to the town of Lanesborough on the northern tip of Lough Res. But first we need to negotiate the lifting span at Rooskey. We have a brief look around the moorings there and also at the Waterways Ireland depot. Then we head into the lock to defend all of about two feet before we can continue on.

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Episode #6 Battlebridge to Carrick on Shannon

A cruise from Battlebridge to the town of Carrick on Shannon.

 

In this episode we cruise from Battlebridge on the north of the river Shannon and travel south to the town of Carrick on Shannon. In Carrick on Shannon we take a walk about the town in lovely sunshine and visit some of the sights including the tiny little church of Costello memorial chapel. At just sixteen feet by twelve feet this is the second smallest church in the world. If you want to see a smaller one you will have to travel to the holy land where I’m told you can find one.

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