Category Archives: #Royal Canal

My Weekly Photo Challenge – R for Royal Canal

The Royal Canal… one of Ireland’s major inland waterways. I won’t do a history lesson… that would keep us here for a week or longer. I’ll just say the advent of the railroad and later road transport seriously affected the … Continue reading

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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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Favourite Place – the Royal Canal

It’s been quite awhile since I’ve shared anything about the Royal Canal with you. Mainly because we’ve moved away to the coast. However, the Royal Canal will always remain a special place for me. I found many moments of release … Continue reading

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Weathered…

Weather… weathered. Here in Ireland the concepts are very much entwined. The weather weathers… almost anything and everything! But then, so does old age and fair wear and tear weather almost everything! So, why don’t I just throw together a … 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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On a Scale of One to Five!

Yep… we often get judged by some means of numerical figures. When you’re at school and do exams you’re regarded as bright if you often surpass 80%. Mmmmm… makes you wonder. Other measurement scales are also used but I’ll get … Continue reading

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Calm Serenity…

Where else but by still waters can calm serenity overtake one. The still waters reminds me of a passage from a very magic book… I’ll leave a clue later. For now, why not show you a few still water photos… … Continue reading

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