Snails may save us from restoring the Longford Branch of the Royal. Industrialheritageireland has the story.
Might be an idea to start breeding these snails for judicious use elsewhere.
Posted in Ashore, Built heritage, Canals, Charles Wye Williams, Drainage, Economic activities, Engineering and construction, Extant waterways, Forgotten navigations, Industrial heritage, Ireland, Natural heritage, Operations, People, Politics, Restoration and rebuilding, Shannon, Sources, Steamers, The cattle trade, Tourism, Ulster Canal, Water sports activities, waterways, Waterways management
Tagged Barrow, boats, bridge, canal, Clones, department of arts heritage and the gaeltacht, Erne, Ireland, lock, Longford, lost, nitwits, Operations, Royal Canal, Shannon, snails, Ulster Canal, waterways, Waterways Ireland
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