Monthly Archives: August 2009

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Kilbeggan Challenge: Irish Whiskey travels again by canal for the first time in over half a century

August 31st, 2009|Press Release|

Kilbeggan Challenge:   Irish whiskey travels again by canal for the first time in over half a century. Two specially selected nine year old single malt whiskey casks were moved by canal from Locke's Distillery in Kilbeggan to the Grand Canal at Ballycommon on Saturday 29th August. The event was organised to mark the 50th anniversary [...]

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IWAI at the Ploughing Championship

August 6th, 2009|Press Release|

Grand Canal and Agricultural links to be celebrated during this years Ploughing Championships in Athy. The Inland Waterways Association of Ireland (IWAI) is delighted to announce its involvement at the Ploughing Championships this year. Given the historical significance of the role that the Grand Canal played in the development of the farming hinterlands that it [...]

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