Royal canal cows

And the auld triangle went jingle jangle

All along the banks of the Royal Canal. The Royal Canal was immortalised in Brendan Behan’s song The Auld Triangle. Last Summer we walked part of the Royal Canal Way in County Longford.  We started off near the village of Kilashee and walked to Clondra and back, it is a distance of about 12 kilometres in total.  I think we started from Aghanaskea bridge point 8 … Continue reading And the auld triangle went jingle jangle

Mullingar greenway

Old Rail Trail

We cycled the new Westmeath Greenway along the old Mullingar-Athlone railway line.   This is the Westmeath section of the Dublin–Galway Greenway and extends from the existing Royal Canal Greenway in Mullingar to the town of Athlone.  It will be known as the Old Rail Trail Greenway and is for recreational cyclists and walkers. The walking and cycling route is on a tarmacadam surface and is … Continue reading Old Rail Trail