Naas Canal celebration – public events – Oct 29

Big Boats and Little Boats –

return to the Harbour in Naas, to celebrate thirty years since the Naas Canal reopened to recreational traffic

The celebrations will start when the first boats float through the locks on Saturday morning October 28 and will continue until Sunday evening. 

WE 68M on Naas CanalOn Sunday starting at 1pm, there will be a series of public events including –

Boats on display in the Harbour and along the Naas Canal
Launch of the children’s book Johnny Magory and the Wild Water Race by Emma-Jane Leeson

W Johnny Magory

Music by the Water Gypsies
Heritage Boats Exhibit
Waterways information talks
Small Boat races
Model Boat display
Art Exhibition – paintings and prints by Sean Curran

W Lock 5 Naas Sean Curran

Barge Trips on the Corbally Branch of the Grand Canal

W BargeTrip

The Naas Library at the Harbour, will host a Waterways Exhibition from Monday October 23 to Friday 27 featuring exhibits from the Inland Waterways Association, the Heritage Boat Association and Waterways Ireland