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A Cruising Guide and Anthology of the Ballinamore - Ballyconnell Canal

Published by the Erne-Ballinamore-Ballyconnell Rally Committee 1994

for the Inland Waterways Association of Ireland

Committee Members

Lough Erne Commodore:Gerald Mackeral
Lough Erne Honorary Secretary:Colin Beatty
Carrick on Shannon Commodore: Kieran Walsh
Carrick-On-Shannon Honorary Secretary:Tom Murphy
Carrick-On-Shannon Honorary Secretary:Bernard Delaney
Belturbet:Liam D'Arcy
Lough Erne:Alan Giff
Carrick P.R.O.Des Gillet

Compiled by:Kieran Walsh(Chairman)

© Copyright Inland Waterways Association of Ireland
No part of this publication may be reproduced without prior permission of the Association

Contents
Foreword Des Leyden
Preface Charles J Haughey
Introduction Kieran Walsh
Ballinamore-Ballyconnell Navigation P C Denham
The Ballinamore and Ballyconnell Canal It's Unfortunate History Patrick Flanagan
Times Past John Weaving
The Epic voyage of the "Audax" Sid Shine
What the Papers Said Kieran Walsh
Up An Old Canal With Three Paddles Irish Times
The Institute Of Engineers of Ireland E.S.B.I.
Managing the Shannon Erne Waterway O.P.W.
Wildlife on the Ballinamore and Ballyconnell Canal Eleanor Mayes
Shannon Erne Waterway A Water Wonderland

Cruising Guide:

-Lovely Leitrim Capital, Carrick-On-Shannon
-Leitrim Village Gateway To The Shannon Erne Waterway
-Keshcarrigan
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Ballinamore Town
-Ballyconnell

-Erne Region:
-Belturbet
-Lisnaskea
-Enniskillen
-Kesh
-Belleek