Lough Foyle and the Strabane Canal

This is one of several extracts from the Irish section of A New Oarsman’s Guide to the Rivers and Canals of Great Britain and Ireland edited by F E Prothero and W A Clark: a Cruising Club Manual published by George Philip & Son, London, in 1896.

As far as I can tell, Prothero himself wrote most of the material about Irish waterways.

If only the promoters of the recent restoration of the Strabane Canal had heeded his wise words ….


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