The next Dublin Branch RMATUI meeting will take place on Friday 31st january 2020
The Teachers’ Club, 36 Parnell Square
11:00am – 12:30pm
Guest Speaker: Derek Whelan will discuss Ireland's canal building "boom"
Ireland's Canal Age - The Grand Canal 1756 - 183
Derek Whelan is a graduate of DIT and Trinity College. He has been boating on Ireland’s inland waterways since 1982 and has also cruised in England and France. His talk will cover the economic and political background in Ireland which prompted the canal building “boom” of the late 18th /early 19th century and the many personalities who contributed to the building of canals with particular emphasis on the Grand Canal, which connects Dublin to the river Shannon.
Members are welcome to invite Partner/Companion to accompany you
RMATUI members from neighboring branches are welcome to attend
Dublin Br. Sec
Chairperson: Paddy Healy
Secretary: Eamonn Kerrigan (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Treasurer: Brid Canavan
Area Representatives: Eamonn Kerrigan, Joe Farrington, Paddy Healy