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Royal Canal Bicentenary Celebration This Summer

25th March 2017
Ballinacarigy Harbour on the Royal Canal in Co Westmeath Ballinacarigy Harbour on the Royal Canal in Co Westmeath Photo: Waterways Ireland

#RoyalCanal - Dun Laoghaire Harbour isn’t the only aquatic attraction in Ireland celebrating a bicentenary this year, as the Royal Canal’s 200th anniversary also takes place this summer.

Waterways Ireland, in association with the Royal Canal Amenity Group, will shortly announce an events programme marking two centuries since the opening of the inland waterway to the Shannon, with festivities set to begin from 27 May.

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MacDara Conroy

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MacDara Conroy is a contributor covering all things on the water, from boating and wildlife to science and business

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