Athy River Barrow Clean-Up

Athy River Barrow Clean-Up

Annual River Barrow Clean-Up The annual River Barrow Clean-Up took place in Athy recently, having been cancelled last year due to Covid 19. Organised by Athy Tidy Towns each year in May and supported by local river based groups and club, the Clean-Up helps improve the...
Source of the River Nore

Source of the River Nore

Source of the River Nore “The river Nore rises at the Devils Bit mountain in County Tipperary” On our boat trips, we are often asked where is the start of the river Nore. A quick google will tell you that the Nore is approximately 140 kilometres long and rises in the...
List of bridges on the river Barrow

List of bridges on the river Barrow

How many bridges are on the river Barrow? It is difficult to say how many bridges are on the river Barrow. For example in the list below, we count 47 bridges. However, this does not include the lifting bridges at Ardreigh and Levitstown in Kildare which give access to...
How many Locks are on the river Barrow?

How many Locks are on the river Barrow?

How many locks are on the river Barrow? This is a question I get asked on a regular basis from those on our boat trips. I usually tell people that there are 23 locks of the Barrow Navigation system between Athy and St Mullins. The reason I say “usually” is because you...
List of Lockkeepers on river Barrow Navigation

List of Lockkeepers on river Barrow Navigation

Contacts for Lockkeepers on the river Barrow Navigation Very often I am asked who to contact if you wish to use he locks on the river Barrow Navigation. Therefore, below is a list of the Lockkeepers, the locks they manage and their contact telephone numbers. If you...