Boating Holidays in Ireland offers holiday boat hire on Irish rivers and canals. Cruise Ireland with the biggest choice of cruiser boats, penichette boats, andnarrowboatson the River Shannon and the Shannon-Erne Waterway.
Choose from two large boat hire fleets with 6 bases on the River Shannon and Erne waterways. Out-and-back and one-way routes are available. These cover much of the most scenic section of the River Shannon. The unspoilt lakes of Upper and Lower Erne offer superb scenery. See cruiser boats in Ireland
The airy and roomy Penichette barges include models designed for Irish requirements. The Ballinamore barge base on the Shannon-Erne waterway is midway between the River Shannon and the Erne lakes. A one-way route is offered to or from Athlone on the River Shannon. See Penichette boats in Ireland
Traditional canal narrowboats are available from two bases in Ireland. Cruise the Royal Canal from our base near Dublin Airport or the Shannon-Erne waterway from our base near Ballinamore. Wider beam narrowboats are available, giving more space in the same length boat. See Canal narrow boats in Ireland
Join the 10-passenger Shannon Princess on a cruise on the River Shannon between Athlone and Killaloe on Loch Derg. Enjoy full service and gourmet catering with excursions to places of interest including Galway City. More about Hotel Barge holidays in Ireland