BANAGHER, Co. Offaly nestles on the western border with Co. Galway and in fact only the river Shannon divides Banagher’s  property lines with Co. Galway. The famous river is just a few hundred yards from Banagher’s main street thoroughfare and its location contributes greatly to the seafaring activities so renowned with Banagher over several decades.   Modern day Banagher is far removed from the prosperity associated with the town when important personalities frequently visited the area…