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Royal Canal Bicentenary; In Picture

Selection of pictures from the Royal Canal Bicentenary held in Richmond Harbour Cloondara, Co Longford on 27th May 2017. Also see report in Afloat                         Royal Canal Bicentenary; School Art … Continue reading

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The Royal Canal by Kayak

If you would like to explore the Royal Canals waterway you don’t need to own a barge or boat; It can be done in sections by Kayak; see Kayaking on the Royal

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Smart Canal; Royal Canal QR/NFC Tags

‘Information at you fingertips as you walk, cycle or boat.’ With our Royal Canal Smart-Tags now in place from  Binns Bridge through Ashtown, Castleknock,  Maynooth, Kilcock, Thomastown, Mullingar and Richmond harbour. Details about the canal, its history and local information can be accessed … Continue reading

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Towpath Users.

We request all towpath users to please note the following Share the space; Consider other people and the local environment whenever you’re on the canal. Remember some people may move less predictably, for example young children or those with visual … Continue reading

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