Saturday 24th; Cabra for Youth Group

The ‘Cabra For Youth Group’ will hold a ”Kayaking Taster Event” on the Royal Canal. The event aims to encourage people to try out the sport of Kayaking. It starts at 2pm at the 10th Lock Ashtown and proceeds down to the 5th Lock at Shandon, Phibsboro and will finish around 5pm approx. Advice and information on Kayaking will be available on the day

Sunday 25th; Royal Canal Enfield Festival

The Enfield Royal Canal festival takes place on Sunday the 25th June. It will be held in the Enfield Royal Canal Amenity park starting at 1pm. Make a date and come along to enjoy fun and events for all the family. The event features kayaking / canoeing activities, a BBQ and live music.


Saturday 1st; Royal Canal Open Day, Maynooth Harbour

The Royal Canal Group are running a canal awareness day in Maynooth Harbour between 10.00am and 5.00pm. Information about developments and leisure activities along the canal will be available on the day

The event will include Kayaking demonstrations advice and information. A steam driven launch and a restored barge will also be in the harbour.

Maynooth festival is also taking place over the weekend featuring historic walks, live music, family fun and children’s entertainment in Maynooth castle. So come along and enjoy a day out in Historic Maynooth.

Saturday 1st; Royal Canal Enfield. Open Night Match Fishing Competition

For details see the  NCFFI website


Sunday 6th; Royal Canal Enfield. Open Fishing Competitions

For details see the  NCFFI website

Saturday the 19th – 27th; Royal Canal Heritage Week Guided Walks

This year Heritage Week is 19th-27th August, and The Royal Canal Amenity Group are running our usual series of Heritage Week guided walks. They will take place on both the Royal and Grand Canals

  • Royal Canal; The walks start at Binns Bridge (Drumcondra Road)  and go to the Blessington Street Basin (one way).
  • Grand Canal; The walks start at the 1916 monument at the junction of Northumberland Rd. and Percy Place.
  • For full details and times see Heritage Week Walks

Booking is necessary!  You can book HERE! or Contact Us or Telephone:  01 6991031


Sunday 17th; Royal Canal Enfield Winter League Fishing Competitions

 For details see the  NCFFI website