On the River Shannon April / May 2012

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In the afternoon we leave this peaceful lake and drive up the Lough to Terryglass.

Leaving Úmará lakeNarrow channel









Úmará cutÚmará cut









Sand bar aheadLough Derg









At Terryglass the harbour is busy and we spot some well-known faces. We moor at the quay before 'Tugal'.

A hire boat gives way to a motoring sailboat and goes close to the shallow inside the marked area but they are lucky.

Harbour lifeClose to the shallow









Busy TerryglassJetski meeting









Shannon Airport Max 12.9C Min 4.0C Rainfall 1.1 mm (We had no rain till sunset) Sun hours 7.8 Wind NE F3 (We had in the morning less)


Sunday 06/05/2012 Terryglass - Portland Island - Meelick Quay

Length of boat trip: 3.2 hours

Motto of the day: Rainbows in the Shannon Callows

The morning starts mild and sunny after a windy night with heavy rain.

Breakfast nearly ready!Dabu









TerryglassParked jetskies









A speedboat become adrift close to the quay wall and the captain of a cruiser while approaching Terryglass sees that and comes along to help and also a jet ski arrives on the scene. The driver of the speedboat seems to enjoy his rescue and to be picked up by the jetski driver!

Help is on the wayTowed by a lady








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