Decided early on Easter Monday morning that if the buses were running I would hare down to Carrick and walk the Towpath to Clonmel to experience anew whatever changes had occurred in the weeks since last I footed the way.
The day was perfect for ambling, bright with a little wind but blowing from the north west, or so it felt requiring three layers which kept me cosy till I warmed up and was then able to rucksack my fleece.
Was pleasantly surprised how foot friendly the covering of tarmac was to my legs and feet over the distance -could not say the same for the concrete!
Work has certainly moved on since last I wended my way the whole length of the path and the good news is that much is finished with above Kilsheelin remaining to be done.That's the stretch from Kilsheelin Bridge towards Clonmel for about a mile.
A serpent has messed up my images for the moment, this may well be he/she but after I get myself sorted I'll try again - in the meantime go and see for yourself; take the gentle way, by bus to Carrick and amble from there to Nagles at Kilsheelin or take the gentle way from Clonmel to Inner Bridge and backdoor the obstacle way, Clonmel Kilsheelin whatever the obstacle, manmade or otherwise and once there confiscate a seat at Nagles and have a hot soup or maybe the 'pint's yer man', - you deserve both.
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