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Annual Rowan Hamilton Walk; Wed. 16th October

The staff and students of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Maynooth University and members of the general public are invited to retrace the steps of Rowan Hamilton from Dunsink Observatory to Broome Bridge on the Royal Canal to … Continue reading

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Royal Canal Enfield; Moyvalley (Fureys) to Enfield Walk, Sun. 20th Oct

Apologies for putting out incorrect information and causing confusion about this walk. The walk is from Fureys Pub in Moyvalley to Enfield and not from Ferns Lock. Updated details are below Walkers will depart Fureys, Moyvalley at 2.30pm and proceed … Continue reading

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Royal Canal Longford Branch line; Update May 2019

January 2019; Dredging has been carried out on the branch line (missing link) from the railway bridge in Longford to Churchlands bridge which is about a 2.55km length of the branch, heading from Longford to the main line of the … 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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