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Grand Canal Co

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of Grand Canal House, James's Street Harbour, Dublin

1772 The company was incorporated.

1894 The company acquired the Barrow Navigation. [1]

1950 Under the Transport Act, 1950, Coras Iompair Eireann and the Grand Canal Co. were amalgamated and brought under public ownership. A new Board, again entitled Coras Iompair Eireann, was set up as from 1st June 1950 to administer the new organization.




  • Note: The Irish Waterways History website provides a fascinating source of information on the Grand Canal and many other Irish waterways [2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. [1]Irish Waterways History website