Ireland and the river Shannon - put the two together and the result is a fusion of beauty and relaxation, probably unsurpassable in any other part of the world. The natural beauty of Ireland has been lauded in songs and poems by some of its' most talented sons and daughters, and Ireland is not known as the 'emerald isle' for no reason.
Irelands' inland waterways can take you on a journey through this land from the north to the south and the east and to the west on the many navigable rivers and canals that constitute Irelands inland waterways. The many towns and villages along the way offer excellent hospitality, and Irish people are always ready with a warm welcome for visitors.
Murray Marine Boating Holidays base on Lough Key in County Roscommon is only a few short hours from Dublin city and much less from Knock airport.
Probably the most relaxing way to take in Ireland and it's people is to cruise our inland waterways at your own pace, taking in the fresh air and natural charm of the land as you go. Murray Marine Boating Holidays offer boats for hire on Irelands inland waterways at the most competitive prices. All of our boats have comfortable berths, central heating, and bathrooms with toilet and shower Handling the boat is easy after a little practise with our experienced instructor. Everything you need for self catering is aboard, you need only bring food and clothing. Rain gear is a good idea, and rubber soled shoes are essential for a firm grip on deck.
Gas for cooking and heating is free.