The waterway connects Abhainn na Sionainne to Abhainn na hÉirne.
Navigation on the Shannon-Erne Waterway starts at Lough Erne and ends at Leitrim.
Construction began in 1846 and ended in 1860.
The Shannon-Erne Waterway is 63.00 kilometres long (39.15 miles).
There is a total of 16 locks, with an average of 1 lock every 3.94 kilometres (2.45 miles).
From Lough Erne to Leitrim
The water draft is 1.20 metres (3′ 11″ ft) and the air draft is 3.20 metres (10′ 6″ ft).
General lock size
There are "Small" lock types.
Lock length 24.00 metres (78′ 9″ ft)
Lock width 4.50 metres (14′ 9″ ft)
Self-drive boats cruising on the Shannon-Erne Waterway
More details about The Shannon-Erne region