Will, from the 1st of October, depart every morning from Athy at eight o’clock, and arrive at Carlow at or before eleven o’clock, and again on each day leave Carlow at two o’clock, and arrive at Athy by five o’clock in the evening. To continue at these hours until further notice – and it is intended very shortly to run a boat to Leighlin bridge.
27th Sept 1799
Saunders’s News-Letter, and Daily Advertiser 23 December 1799
From the British Newspaper Archive run by Findmypast Newspaper Archive Limited, in partnership with the British Library.
The passage boats were not a success, nor were the hotels at Carlow and Graiguenamanagh, and the last passage boats from Carlow to Athy ceased to operate in 1809.
V T H & D R Delany The Canals of the South of Ireland David & Charles, Newton Abbot 1966
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Tagged Athy, Barrow, Carlow, Graiguenamanagh, passage boat, passenger
Dublin to and from Waterford
CALLING AT ROSS AND GRAIGUE
The Public are respectfully informed that the Boats of the BARROW NAVIGATION COMPANY call regularly each week to and from the above-mentioned Towns, say on the Mornings of MONDAY and THURSDAY, at Three o’Clock, making TWO deliveries weekly at each end.
The Company having selected Men of the besst characters as Masters of their Boats, they engage the safe delivery of all Goods forwarded, and hope by moderate charges and dispatch to give satisfaction.
GOODS FOR ENGLAND AND SCOTLAND to be forwarded by these Boats, should be directed to the Agents of the Company.
Goods can be forwarded by careful carriers to the following towns, viz:
For further particulars, apply to the Company’s Agents
Mr JOHN KELLY, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin
Mr JOHN M’DONNELL, Custom-House Quay and Lower Thomas-street, Waterford
Mr M W CARR, New Ross
Mr M RYAN, Graigue
Or to the Secretary of the Company, P D LaTOUCHE, Esq, Castle-street, Dublin
Waterford Chronicle 4 November 1854
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… bigs it up for the Barrow, specifically a walk from Graiguenamanagh to St Mullins.
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Tagged Barrow, Graiguenamanagh, Ireland, lock, St Mullins, waterways, Waterways Ireland