Magnus Vikings

For the first time in over 1000 years a fleet of Vikings rowed the River Shannon. Northern Ireland’s Magnus Vikings embarked on this epic voyage with a fleet of Viking long ships, an army of Vikings and over 100 miles covered in only 6 days, the Magnus Viking Association rowed from Enniskillen to Athlone, from 2nd – 9th July 2016. Lots of spectators lined the shores of the River Shannon here in Lanesborough on Thursday 7th July 2016 to witness this once in a lifetime event. The Vikings hosted an event at the base camp here in Lanesborough for members of the public to witness real life re-enactments, living history, full period dress, and the Viking way of life.Lough Ree Website Viking Boats 7th July 2016-36