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Death of Dr Ian Bath; Founder of the Royal Canal Amenity Group

It is with great sadness that we report the death of Dr Ian Bath which took place on Saturday 13th April Dr Bath was Honouree Life President of the Royal Canal Amenity Group which he founded in 1974 with a … Continue reading

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Royal Canal Longford Branch line; Dredging, Jan 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 canal. The project … 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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