Tag 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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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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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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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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Reflecting?

How do I begin? Where do I begin? Reflecting on more than six year’s daily blogging and the responsibility that brings. Yes, to respond to the visits and comments of other blogger friends. I have to apologise… my time, since I’m … Continue reading

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Footpaths and Towpaths!

Ailsa’s challenge this week took my mind back to a photo taken more than five years ago. It’s time to revisit the photo. I have often wished I’d had a better camera when I took this photo. But as the … Continue reading

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Let’s Go Walking!

Right from my early days of WordPressing, I’ve had walking as both a category and a tag. Because, just because. I noticed Ailsa’s challenge for the week with glee and thus the idea for a few walking posts took a … Continue reading

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Resilient – So Long 2016!

Another year… yes, another year has come and gone. We, as a family has gone through much. But then, I’m sure you can say the same! It’s been an interesting year on the news front. Some folk will be happy… … Continue reading

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