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The Barrow, The Nore and The Suir - a family trip - 2005 PDF Print E-mail
01 February 2011

 

In May 2005, a family from Athy in County Kildare pointed their newly acquired barge north on the Barrow. Their objective was to make their way slowly along the canals and arrive on the Shannon at the start of their Summer holidays. However, as they were making their final preparations, a group of barges and boats (crewed by some lovely people) arrived in town on their way south. Somehow or other, they were persuaded to join in the adventure south and of course, the rest is history. Here are some photos of their travels along the Three Sisters.

Photos by Cliff and Eunice Jeffers

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More photos of this trip can be seen here Waterford Carrick-on-Suir Inistioge and here Carrick-on-Suir Inistioge.

Last Updated ( 30 March 2011 )
 
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