Irish waterways history
Paul Whittle has spent much time researching and writing a history of the UK marine aggregate dredging industry. He is now publishing it online in blog format. 30 more words
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… this might explain why so many of them get elected in Ireland.
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Interesting piece here; h/t Dave Shirlaw of SeaWaves.
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On last night, near Tervoe, a sail-boat, on its way up the river, from Labbysheedy, was attacked by twelve armed men, who approached in two cots from the Tervoe side of the river. 181 more words
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Fascinating page here; h/t TC/R&CHS. IIRC someone wrote to the Editor of the Irish Times in about 1906 suggesting an electric system for the canals in Dublin, but I cannot find the reference at the moment.
Fianna Fáil, an Irish political party, has published what it describes as a “new Bill to help tackle River Shannon flooding“.
In fact, of course, the bill, if enacted, would do nothing of the sort, as the party itself admits. 590 more words
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On Limerick’s Life here.
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