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Death on the Royal

Sudden death

A distressing scene took place lately in a canal boat near Mullingar. A versatile humorous fellow who was on board, having seen a pair of Irish brogues, asked who was the owner, and got a general answer in the negative, when he flung the brogues into the canal. 38 more words


That it should come to this ...

A blue sleeping bag discarded near Binns Bridge in Drumcondra is the only clue that people once slept there.

On Thursday 2 November, fast and high waters covered the area under the bridge, and the pathway on either side of the canal that used to run under it.

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Lough Neagh during World War Two

Ernie Cromey of the Ulster Aviation Society will talk about Lough Neagh during World War Two on Monday 13 November 2017 at 8.00pm, at the Gate Inn, Gawleys Gate, Aghalee, Northern Ireland BT67 0DJ. 17 more words

Extant Waterways

ESB archives

On Friday 13 October 2017 at 3.00pm, Deirdre McParland will speak at the Royal Irish Academy, Dawson Street, Dublin 2, about the ESB archives, whereof she is senior archivist. 74 more words

Economic Activities

Brexit and imported boats

Several people in Ireland have imported secondhand boats from Foreign Parts, often from the Netherlands or the United Kingdom. After Brexit, importation of a boat from the UK is likely to become more difficult. 856 more words

Economic Activities

Waterways Ireland archive open day

Waterways Ireland Archive Open Day – for EHOD 2017

Waterways Ireland Headquarters will be open for guided tours of the Archive and the building. Housing a collection of original engineering drawings, maps and toll books from the 1800’s the Archive offers a unique insight into Ireland’s industrial past. 112 more words