Tag Archives: RCAG

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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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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WPhotoC: Green… Irish Green

Sara Rosso must have planned an Irish event for this week’s photo challenge… imagine… asking an Irish resident to do green. The Emerald Island and green are what it’s all about… green and pleasant land… even on occasion Green Guinness… although I wouldn’t … Continue reading

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A Saturday’s Stroll…

Hi all, sorry for the glitch yesterday when this post went live in its incomplete state. Thanks for the folk who liked it without the photos. This move drama and the lack of internet in the new house is a tad counterproductive … Continue reading

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The Kildare IWAI Visits Kilcock.

Today’s post is in keeping with yesterday’s contribution… little time, lots to do. So… as I had quite a few requests for photo’s on Saturday and Sunday I’m going to say very little and place as many as possible… One … Continue reading

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Why I’m addicted to the Royal Canal

A few nights ago I had the privilege of listing to the inimitable Dick Warner chat about his love for the Royal Canal. I felt honoured to have been invited in the first place… me? The rookie canal walker? Why … Continue reading

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Pappa Smurf Visits 4E

I decided to make a small detour on the way home yesterday afternoon. Why not get off the train at Confey Station and take a short stroll to where 4E and Rambler are moored for the winter. I knew JT an BT … Continue reading

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The Last Ramble of 2011

I’ve been promising to get the last 2011 posts out of the way. Our final Rambler experience for 2011 must surely rank as one of the most memorable Royal Canal boating days. We got the invite a few weeks after our … Continue reading

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