Tag Archives: Shannon

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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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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Beat the Conundrum Drum!

Today, just for a change, I’m doing a daily prompt… just because I love the word! However, that has left me with a conundrum of sorts. What shall I give you for a photo? I mean… if I beat the … Continue reading

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Shannon Bliss

Now, pray tell, why wouldn’t you want to walk all the way to the Shannon to see such a pleasant summer sight?

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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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Distance – Ailsa’s WTT…

The word distance. It could imply separation… or promise. It could evoke memories of stir yearning. It could… and can create a whole set of problems associated with the separation of two places. How far to go? It matters not … Continue reading

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Royal Canal 2013 Walk! For Midlands SIMON!!

Today is a good day! Today I announce to the whole wide world that I’m again setting off down the horse walk from Dublin to the Shannon. The only difference this year? I’m walking the Royal Canal and not the … Continue reading

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