Royal Canal (Ireland)


The Royal Canal is a way marked route follows the along the banks of Irelands Royal Canal for 145.6km (90miles) from the River Liffey in Dublin City Centre to the Camlin River which connects to the River Shannon in Cloondara, County Longford, passing through counties Kildare, Meath and Westmeath enroute. The Royal Canal was built between 1790 and 1817 to link the capital of Ireland to its largest river and allow trade and produce move more easily through the country.