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    Royal Canal Runner: Coolnahay to Ballynacargy Bridge
    Written by Royal Canal Runner

    Coolnahay and the 26th Lock mark the western end of the Summit Level of the Royal Canal and it is the perfect place to slow things down again and walk...

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    Royal Canal Runner: Mullingar Harbour to Coolnahay
    Written by Royal Canal Runner

    I know I have tried to start or finish most my posts at a location with a train station however in my previous post I thought it made sense to stop a...

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    Royal Canal Runner: Thomastown to Mullingar Harbour
    Written by Royal Canal Runner

    Being honest, Thomastown is as close as you can get to being in the middle of nowhere, which is part of its charm. However unless you are able to...

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    Royal Canal Runner: Enfield to Thomastown
    Written by Royal Canal Runner

    In the last post I left off as we reached Enfield Bridge by the railway station. In this post I will look at the 23.5 kilometre stretch from Enfield...

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    Royal Canal: Maynooth to Enfield
    Written by Royal Canal Runner

    The Royal Canal Greenway is a major training ground for the runners of Maynooth and Kilcock. In this post I am going to take a look at what is...

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    Confey to Maynooth
    Written by Royal Canal Runner

    Today I am going to look at the 7.6 kilometre stretch from Cope Bridge at Leixlip Confey to the slipway at Maynooth Harbour which marks the start of...

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