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Taking the piscatorial


We are glad to observe that the fishing at Killaloe is this season, as heretofore, attracting, in pursuit of their thoroughly delightful but simple sport, numerous ardent bands of the “Knights of the Angle”; and the comfortable¬† 74 more words


Foxton locks drained

Jonathan Calder reports on the open day at the locks, now drained for maintenance.

Read about the Foxton inclined plane (nach maireann) here.

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Shannon Princess

The African Queen, formerly the Shannon Princess (1), is for sale.

Economic Activities


Capt Basil Hall‘s novel principle of fitting the wheel at the head in place of the stern, is adopted by the London and Westminster Steam boat company… 14 more words

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B Specials on the Shannon-Erne Waterway?

I see from the blatts that Her unfortunate Majesty’s Government is considering having vigilantes to man Her borders, just as they have in that nice Mr Trump’s domain. 114 more words