Ruxton's Lock in Navan Town takes us out to the heart of Royal Meath and the home of this years All Ireland Minor Football Champions! Navan, where the Blackwater and the Boyne merge, has no shortage of water but the lock looks much too small and the channel too narrow to be either of those so where is it and what purpose did it fulfill?
Collection: Eason Photographic Collection
Date: between 1900-1939
NLI Ref: EAS_1726
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Owner: National Library of Ireland on The Commons
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