We chat to Ronnie & Mary on their Grand Canal Company Barge 72M.
Join us while we take a look at this old Grand Canal Company barge 72M. All the barges were 60 foot barges and were numbered by the Grand Canal Company. The M signified that it was a motor powered barge rather than a horse drawn barge.
Ronnie & Mary bought their barge when it was just a rusting hull,
in Ringsend Basin in Dublin. Over the next four years they set about making it into a floating home.
Ronny and Mary recall some humorous moments during their long boating life and especially around the restoration of 72M.
The heritage boat association’s website is available at http://www.heritageboatassociation.ie/cms/
The Inland waterways association of Ireland has a very informative website www.iwai.ie
The Royal Canal Amenity Group was instrumental in getting Ireland’s Royal canal restored to navigation. Their website is www.royalcanal.ie
This video was filmed on a Samsung S6 phone
An Eliphone P9000
Drone: DJI Saprk
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Edited using iMovies
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