Boat Builder Hopes To Return Old Mountshannon Rowing Boat To Banner County

A Tipperary boat builder is hoping to return a 50-year-old rowing boat built in East Clare to a new owner in the Banner County.

Borrisokane man John Meagher owns a timber rowing boat, which was one of the last built by the late John Tiernan in Mountshannon and was previously owned by a family who used it on Lough Derg.

Despite its age, the timber on the boat is in good repair, with just certain sections needing to be repaired.

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Now, John wants to return it to a new owner in the Banner County and says he’ll deliver it to a good owner free of charge.