Friday 31st; Royal Canal Talk
A talk by Peter Clarke is taken place in the Teachers Club at 12 pm. for retired TUI members
Saturday 1st; 5 Lamps festival, Royal Canal walk
This guided walk and talk will depart the City basin at 11.00 am and finish at Charleville mall. The walk will be guided by peter Clarke ( author of Walking the Royal Canal). All are welcome
Saturday 27th; Royal Canal Bicentenary Celebration, Richmond Harbour, Cloondara, County Longford
Two hundred years ago on the 26th May 1817 the Royal Canal, which had taken twenty seven years to complete was officially opened from Dublin to the Shannon.
To mark this significant event the Royal Canal Amenity Group, in association with Waterways Ireland, the Irish Heritage Trust and the Strokestown Famine Emigrant project are organising a bicentenary commemoration in Richmond Harbour, Cloondara for Saturday the 27th May 2017
The event is still in the planning stage, however we will continue to update as more details become available.