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Status on the Royal Canal Towpath

Waterways Ireland is working to develop the Royal Canal Towpath into the longest multi-purpose Greenway in Ireland. This is the current status of works being carried out on the towpath. 

Spencer Dock to Sherriff Street (Dublin): This section is complete and is available for walking  and cycling. 

Sherriff Street to Newcomen Bridge (Dublin): This section is currently under construction and is not available for walking or cycling.

Newcomen Bridge to Phibsborough Road (Dublin): Planning is approved but works have not started, this section is available for walking only. 

Phibsborough Road to 10th Lock (Dublin): Planning has been submitted, this section is available for walking only

10th Lock to 12th Lock (Dublin): This section is complete and is available for walking  and cycling. 

12th Lock to Confey - Cope Slipway (Dublin): Planning has been submitted, this section is available for walking only.

Confey - Cope Slipway to Maynooth Slipway (Kildare):  Planning has been submitted, this section is available for walking only.

Maynooth Slipway to Ferns Lock (Meath/Kildare): This section is complete and is available for walking  and cycling. 

Ferns Lock to Cloncurry Bridge (Meath/Kildare): This section is currently under construction and is not available for walking or cycling.

Cloncurry Bridge to Blackwater Aqueduct (Meath): This section is complete and is available for walking  and cycling. 

Blackwater Aqueduct to Moyvalley Bridge (Kildare): This section is currently under construction and is not available for walking or cycling.

Moyvalley Bridge to Clondara (Kildare/Meath/Longford): This section is complete and is available for walking  and cycling. 

Longford Branch: This section is complete and is available for walking  and cycling. 

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