Category Archives: Grand Canal

D is for Dublin – My Weekly Challenge

D is for Dublin… or whatever you want D to be for. Dublin is one of those cities  where you can find anything… and everything… apart from skyscrapers. Tall buildings are not in abundance. Dublin has many other attractions… from … Continue reading

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My Weekly Challenge – C is for Canals!

It’s been a while since I’ve shown you anything canal. Boats, barges… locks and towpaths. They all make up a very interesting part of the Irish landscape. There are two canals that begin in Dublin and end on the Shannon. … Continue reading

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It’s Been A While…

When was the last time I posted a Grand Canal Dock photo? When last have I showed you the buildings around the dock? When last did I say that more than five years ago, I ruled the roost in that … Continue reading

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One-Way

The latest daily prompt reminded me of just how narrow most canal locks in Ireland are. Traffic is almost always in a one-way direction because one cannot fit two barges in side by side. So, as I haven’t visited the … Continue reading

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