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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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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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Heritage Boat Assosiation

How could I not do a post about Ireland’s inland waterways? I’ve been fascinated by he canals and barges ever since arriving in Ireland. Mostly though, I’ve been warmly welcomed by Bargees! I’ve learned so much from them so why … Continue reading

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Come Walking – Again!

On Tuesday, I took you for a walk along the Royal Canal… but, the aficionados won’t forgive me if I don’t take you for a meander along Leinster’s other great waterway. Yep, some say the Grand Canal is a much … Continue reading

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That “Effin” Bridge…

Train windows aren’t great filters, occasionally one manages to get a reasonable photo through the dirty screen… like this pic of that “Effin” Bridge. The bridge was so named by a very irate skipper who wanted to take his craft … Continue reading

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1101 Posts Later!!

Phew, there’s really no other way to say it. Phew! I’ve managed to keep up with a daily post for a full three years! Yes, I know there are many of you who have passed this milestone by and are … Continue reading

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Beginning – WPhotoC

Let’s keep the Irish canal theme going for a day or so longer. Cheri’s WP challenge this week is, as she herself puts it, obvious. Yes, it is the beginning of the new year… the beginning of new adventures or … Continue reading

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Royal Canal – Liffey to 6th Lock

01 June saw me along the Royal Canal again. Since reaching the Shannon some time in October 2011 much has happened.  I’d walked the Grand Canal in 2012 in aid of Midlands SIMON so it seemed quite natural to do … Continue reading

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