Other Sites

If you’re interested in The Grand Canal, you might like to visit some of the websites described below.

Heritage Boat Association : The Heritage Boat Association’s aspiration is to protect, promote and celebrate the floating heritage on the inland waterways of Ireland. www.heritageboatassociation.ie

Waterways Ireland : Official Cross Border Body which looks after the Waterways of the whole of Ireland.  www.waterwaysireland.org

Waterways Ireland Visitor Centre : The Waterways Ireland Visitor Centre, affectionately known as ‘The Box on the Docks’, is a family friendly visitor attraction located on the waters of the Grand Canal Quay. www.waterwaysirelandvisitorcentre.org/

Inland Waterways Association of Ireland : Enthusiastic and well organised group of boating and canal enthusiasts who organnise regular meetings, work parties, historical talks, boat training courses etc. – www.iwai.ie

Walk and Talk Groups organised by Dublin City Council lead a walking tour along the Grand Canal each Tuesday. www.dublincity.ie/community

An account of one man’s hike along The Grand Canal is recorded on www.grandcanalhike.org

Some history of The Grand Canal is to be found at http://www.canalways.ie/ and www.irishwaterwayshistory.com

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