The Nore in 1897

The Red House below Inistioge in 2002

F E Prothero canoed down the Nore, from Abbeyleix to New Ross, in 1897, and wrote about the trip in his Supplement to A New Oarsman’s Guide, published by the Cruising Club in 1898. Here is his account.



3 responses to “The Nore in 1897

  1. Pingback: Canal carrying 1846: Dublin to Waterford | Irish waterways history

  2. Very nice to see this old travelogue. have some friend in Thomastown Paddlers who will be interested in this.

  3. I was over photographing part of the old Kilkenny Canal last week and I hope to get up a page about that, as well as one about the tidal Nore, over Christmas. bjg

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