My dry docks overview page had a bad link in it, which was my fault, but I hope that’s now fixed as the Shannon Harbour dry docks
34B in the dock
page is now up. Comments, corrections and suggestions for improvements and additions will be welcome.
Posted in Extant waterways, Industrial heritage, Irish inland waterways vessels, Irish waterways general, Operations
Tagged 34B, 59M, acro, boats, bridge, canal, dry dock, gate, Grand Canal, grille, Ireland, Knocknagow, lock, loo, Operations, paddle, prop, rack, Shannon, sluice, Swaine, vessels, waterways, Waterways Ireland, winch
Material has been added today to the pages on
- non-WI workboats
- traditional boats and replicas
- Waterways Ireland workboats
- Irish waterway bogs.
See links to the right.
Posted in Extant waterways, Irish inland waterways vessels, Irish waterways general, Operations, Scenery, shannon estuary, The fishing trade, Uncategorized
Tagged Barrow, boats, canal, Cashen, Castleconnell, gandalow, Inishee, Ireland, Killaloe, Limerick, loo, O'Briensbridge, Operations, Shannon, Spirit of Lough Derg, Suir, turf, waterways, Waterways Ireland, workboat
On recent visits to two waterways sites, I found old loos that had been provided for the use of the workers. Here are some photographs. There must be more such loos out there; I’d love to hear from anyone who knows of any.
Posted in Irish waterways general, Operations
Tagged Ballylynch, Carrick-on-Suir, Dowleys, ferrous sulphate, Grand Canal, Ireland, loo, Shannon Harbour, Suir, waterways