A Week on the River Shannon, Ireland, August 2008

Start base: Carrick-on-Shannon, County Leitrim, Ireland
End base: Portumna, County Galway, Ireland
Craft: Lake Star, "Corry"


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Date

Routes

Direction Cruising time Locks/Lifting Bridges

Sat 16 August 2008

1. Exeter Airport -> Dublin Airport (Flight)
2. Dublin Airport -> Carrick-on-Shannon (Coach)
3. Carrick-on-Shannon -> Leitrim
1 hour
2 hours
1 hour
 
 
 

Sun 17 August 2008

1. Leitrim -> Albert Lock
2. Albert Lock -> Carnadoe
3. Carnadoe -> Dromod Marina
1 hours
1 hour
1 hours
 
1 / 0
 

Mon 18 August 2008

1. Dromod Marina -> Roosky lifting bridge
2. Roosky lifting bridge -> Tarmonbarry lock
3. Tarmonbarry lock -> Lanesborough Marina
hour
1 hour
1 hours
 
1 / 1
1 / 0

Tue 19 August 2008

1. Lanesborough Marina -> Hodson Bay
2. Hodson Bay -> Quigley's Marina
3. Quigley's Marina -> Hodson Bay
2 hours
hour
hour
 
 
 

Wed 20 August 2008

1. Hodson Bay -> Athlone Marina
2. Athlone Marina -> Clonmacnoise
3. Clonmacnoise -> Shannonbridge
1 hour
1 hours
1 hour
 
1 / 0
 

Thu 21 August 2008

1. Shannonbridge -> Banagher
2. Banagher -> Victoria lock
3. Victoria lock -> Portumna
4. Portumna -> Terryglass
1 hours
hour
1 hours
hour
 
 
1 / 0
0 / 1

Fri 22 August 2008

1. Terryglass -> Kilgarvan Quay
2. Kilgarvan Quay -> Portumna swing bridge
3. Portumna swing bridge -> Portumna boat base
hour
1 hours
5 minutes
 
0 / 1
 

Sat 23 August 2008

1. Portumna boat base -> Dublin Airport (Coach)
2. Dublin Airport -> Exeter Airport (Flight)
2 hours
1 hour
 
 
Note: Timings do not include any possible waiting periods at locks or lifting bridges, nor the time to pass through them.