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Inland Navigations of Ireland Historical Society Hosts Limerick Navigation Conference

7th February 2017
Using the Limerick Waterway is the theme of a conference in March by the Inland Navigations of Ireland Historical Society Using the Limerick Waterway is the theme of a conference in March by the Inland Navigations of Ireland Historical Society

Inland Navigations of Ireland Historical Society are holding a One Day Conference in March on the Limerick Navigation.

Speakers on the day include Dr Joachim Fischer who will talk about the Construction of Ardnacrusha and Brian Goggin on 'Killaloe an Open Museum'.  See the full programme below.

The conference is being held in partnership with In partnership with The Inland Waterways Association of Ireland, The Heritage Boat Association and Waterways Ireland will be held on Saturday, 11th March 2017 in the Hugh Lynch Function Room in Tullamore, County Offaly.


Speaker Subject Time
 Registration  Tea available 9-9.15 
John Dolan President IWAI Welcome  Opening Address 9.15
Brian Wison Chair  
Una Kierse Killaloe 9.20-9.50
Brian H Goggin Killaloe an Open Museum 9.55-10.15
    Tea available 10.15-10.20
Pat Lysaght Chair  
Dr Charlotte Murphy The Limerick Navigation 10.20-10.50
Mick Murtagh Castleconnell, O'Briensbridge 10.55-11.15
Sharon Slater Plassey, Limerick and the Black Bridge 11.20-11.50
Dr Joachim Fischer  Constructing Ardnacrusha  11.55.-12.15
Dr William O'Connor After Ardnacrusha 12.20-12.50 
  Lunch 12.50 -13.30
  Denise MaCauliffe Chair  
Tony Browne Limerick City 13.30-13.50 
Gary McMahon       Historic Boats of Limerick 13.55-14.15
Jim Lawless Limerick Boating Today 14.20-14.50
Tea available    
Mary Moore Chair  
Noel Griffin  Using the Limerick Waterway 14.55-15.15
Paul Scannell Beyond the Limerick Waterway 15.20-15.50
Éanna Rowe   Lough Derg and the Limerick Waterway 15.55-16.10
Brian H Goggin Overview and Closing Address 16.15-16.30

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  • Comment Link Frank Larkin 7th February 2017 posted by Frank Larkin

    Sounds an interesting Conference. Pity its not being held in Limerick

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