The source is Glangevlin and the mouth is Atlantic Ocean.
Navigation on the Shannon starts at Carrick-on-Shannon and ends at Limerick.
The Shannon is 360.00 kilometres long (223.69 miles) with a total of 220.00 kilometres of navigable waterway.
The highest point on the Shannon is 100.00 metres (328′ 1″ ft) above sea level and the lowest point is at 0.00 metres (0′ 0″ ft) above sea level.
We've divided the Shannon into the following different zones.
From Carrick-on-Shannon to Limerick
The air draft is 1.35 metres (4′ 5″ ft).
There is a total of 6 locks in this section.
Lock length 0.00 metres (0′ 0″ ft)
Lock width 0.00 metres (0′ 0″ ft)
Barges cruising on the Shannon
|Shannon Princess||Glasson to Killaloe on the river Shannon||10||View the itinerary|
Self-drive boats cruising on the Shannon
|Locaboat||Ireland, Shannon river & Erne waterway||View the Locaboat boats|
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