Tralee Ship Canal

The Tralee Ship Canal (Irish: Longchanáil Thrá Lí) is a canal built for freight and passenger transportation from Tralee Bay to the town of Tralee in County Kerry, Ireland. The canal fell into disuse in the mid-20th century but has since been restored.

Tralee Ship Canal
Longchanáil Thrá Lí
Tralee Ship Canal from the swing bridge at Blennerville, Co. Kerry
Specifications
Length3.2 km (2.0 miles)
Locks1
StatusOpen
Navigation authorityUnknown
History
Construction began1832
Date completed1846
Date closed1951
Date restored1999
Geography
Start pointTralee
End pointBlennerville
Connects toTralee Bay