PARK CANAL: IN 1757, WORK BEGAN ON THE LIMERICK TO KILLALOE CANAL.

IN 1757 WORK BEGAN ON THE LIMERICK TO KILLALOE CANAL, BUT IT WAS NOT UNTIL 1799 THE FIRST BOATS BEGAN TO TRAVEL ITS ENTIRE LENGTH. THE CANAL ALSO LINKED LIMERICK TO DUBLIN. IN 1960 THE LAST COMMERCIAL BARGE USED THE WATERWAY. CREDIT: LIMERICK CIVIC TRUST.

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