Events

 2018


June

Saturday 2nd, Sunday 3rd; Royal Canal Harbour Festival, Clondara Longford 

This annual Royal Canal Heritage Festival will take place in Richmond Harbour on Saturday and Sunday of the June bank Holiday weekend. Event includes stands promoting heritage, live music and fun events for the whole family.

Saturday 9th, Sunday 10th; Royal Enfield Fishing Festival

Contact Brian O’Donoghue for details. Phone 086 3658461

Saturday 16th; Coach/Boat trip to Ram’s Island Lough Neagh .(This trip is fully booked)

Sunday 24th; Royal Canal Mid-Summer Festival; Enfield

The Royal Canal Park in Enfield  is the place to be for a fun filled day for the whole family. Events include Kayaking demonstrations, music, a fun dog show, food stands, novelty competitions and much more. The festival kicks off around 1.00 pm.

For more information contact Brian O’Donoghue at phone, 086 365 8461

Wednesday 27th; Royal Canal Annual Mid-Summer walk; Ashtown

Starting at the Royal Canals 10th Lock Ashtown at 7.15 pm the walk proceeds to the 12th Lock at Blanchardstown. On the banks of the canal at the 12th there will be refreshments and music. The walk is just under 2.5 Km, and is accessible for wheelchairs. Open invitation to all to come and enjoy this unique Mid-Summer Walk.

  • Train times from Maynooth and Connolly
  • Maynooth:
  • Depart for Ashtown, 18.40 pm.
  • Return from Castleknock to Maynooth 22.36 pm & 23.36 pm.
  • Connolly:
  • Depart for Ashtown, 18.47 pm
  • Return from Castleknock to Connolly 22.32 pm & 23.32 pm.

For more information contact chairman@royalcanal.ie or phone 01 687 7034


July

Sunday  1st to Monday 2nd; Royal Enfield Fishing Competition – Night Match

Contact Brian O’Donoghue for details. Phone 086 3658461


August

Sunday 5th; Royal Enfield Fishing Competition – Open Match

Contact Brian O’Donoghue for details. Phone 086 3658461


September

Monday 16th – Wednesday 12th; World Canals Conference, Athlone

Waterways Ireland in conjunction with the Inland Waterways Association of Ireland are hosting the World Canals Conference which will take place on 10-12 September 2018 in Athlone. See Link for more details

Sunday 16th; Royal Enfield Fishing Competition – Winter League

Contact Brian O’Donoghue for details. Phone 086 3658461


October

Sunday 14th; Royal Enfield Fishing Competition – Winter League

Contact Brian O’Donoghue for details. Phone 086 3658461

Sunday 28th; Royal Enfield Fishing Competition – Winter League

Contact Brian O’Donoghue for details. Phone 086 3658461


November

Sunday 11th; Royal Enfield Fishing Competition – Winter League

Contact Brian O’Donoghue for details. Phone 086 3658461


December

Sunday 2nd; Royal Enfield Fishing Competition – Winter League

Contact Brian O’Donoghue for details. Phone 086 3658461