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Royal Canal closure

I don’t usually report WI marine notices, but the current closure of the Royal Canal at Abbeyshrule is the result of one of the more unusual incidents I can recall.

Extant Waterways

Carlow Distillery

THOMAS HAUGHTON and CO., (being about to withdraw from the Trade,) are ready to receive proposals to Let with a fine, or Sell the Interest in their Concern, consisting of Distillery, Water-mill, Malt-house, Corn-stores, extensive Vaults for bonding Stores, with an excellent Dwelling-house; the whole situate at Carlow, on the bank of the navigable river Barrow. 53 more words

Economic Activities

Stamping out cancer

ADHESIVE LABELS. — It cannot be too generally known that the very numerous cases of cancer which have lately prevailed are attributed by the faculty and scientific men to moistening the adhesive postage stamps with the tongue and lips. 31 more words


Portland House

Here is a good article about the destruction of Portland House, just upstream of Portumna on the east bank of the Shannon, by ruffians in 1938. 8 more words

Economic Activities

Lagoon Flights

No, nothing (as far as I can see) to do with the Irish firm Harbour Flights, whose fleet’s mysterious non-appearance (and whose website’s mysterious disappearance) has been noted here. 41 more words

Economic Activities

Roll up! Roll up!

Download the form for paying Mineral Oil Tax on green diesel used for private pleasure navigation here . The Kingstown Blazers are relying on you to save green diesel supplies: 90 more words



Today our intrepid reporters can EXCLUSIVELY REVEAL that, between 10.00am and 11.00am on 2 January 2015, four motorbikes passed along the M7 between Junctions 27 Birdhill and 28 Castletroy. 74 more words