Michael Keenan Walking Tours - Royal Canal Walk
Hear about the bribery and corruption that surrounded the Royal Canal from its inception to its completion. The history of this canal reads like a mystery novel.
Walkers start at the 46th Lock in Clondra, immersing themselves in the history of the building, as well as the operation, closing and wonderful re-opening of the beautiful 145km Royal Canal. Affordable prices, dependant on numbers and distance.
Royal Canal Walk 1
Set off from Clondra's Lock 46 towards Ballymahon. Drop off points are after approx. 30 minutes, 45 minutes, 1 hour and 1 hour 45 minutes.
Royal Canal Walk 2
Setting off again from Clondra we go all the way to Keenagh Bridge and on to the Corlea Bog experience.
Royal Canal Walk 3
Continuing on from the "Bog Experience" we head on to Ballymahon, crossing the N5 and passing the quarry where a lot of the stone used to build the canal comes from.
The Royal Canal Special
Magnificent 6 day trek from Longford to Dublin. Approx. 25km per day. Ballymahon - Ballinacarrigy - Mullingar - Moyvalley - Dublin.
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