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Shannon Boaters Advised of Triathlon at Portrunny Harbour
Inland Waterways
#InlandWaterways - Waterways Ireland is advising masters and users of the Shannon Navigation that a triathlon event will take place on Saturday 8 June in the environs of Portrunny Harbour. The swimming course will be laid out adjacent to the…
Support For Midlands Fisheries, Carlingford Oyster Fest
Inland Waterways
#InlandWaterways - Minister Fergus O'Dowd today (3 May) helped launch a new pilot scheme by Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) through which angling clubs and organisations can access funding to undertake sustainable development works in the Midland Fisheries Group permit area.…
MARINE NOTICE No.30 of 2013 GRAND CANAL TULLAMORE
Inland Waterways
Marine Notice No. 136 of 2012 and No. 10, 18 and 24 of 2013 refer. Waterways Ireland wishes to advise masters and owners of vessels that navigation on the Grand Canal from the Kilbeggan Bridge to Coxes Bridge will be…
MARINE NOTICE No. 29 of 2013 Shannon Navigation Lough Ree Coosan Point, Athlone
Inland Waterways
Waterways Ireland wishes to advise all users that an extension to the existing mooring facility at Coosan Point is presently being installed at the southern end of this facility.As such, this end of the mooring is considered to be a…
NI Minister Greenlights Ulster Canal Restoration
Inland Waterways
#InlandWaterways - NI Environment Minister Alex Attwood has finally announced planning permission to restore part of the historic Ulster Canal that has not been used since 1929. The original Ulster Canal was completed in 1841 and linked the Erne System…
PSNI Announces G8 Marine Plan for Lough Erne
Inland Waterways
As part of Waterways Ireland role in preparing to deliver a safe G8 event for everyone, planning has been taking place to police Lough Erne. This will involve implementing a marine plan, the aim of which is to deliver a…
MARINE NOTICE  No. 25 of 2013 – ERNE NAVIGATION UPPER LOUGH ERNE TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF PUBLIC JETTY AT CROM
Inland Waterways
Waterways Ireland advise the mooring jetty at the above location has been temporarily closed to the public to facilitate emergency repair works.
Royal Canal 41 St. Level Mullawornia and Coolnahinch Bridge Closure for Leak Repairs
Inland Waterways
#grandcanal – Waterways Ireland advises masters and owners that the 41st level of the Royal Canal between Mullawornia and Coolnahinch Bridge will be closed from Monday 29th April to Friday 17th May. This is required to carry out emergency leakage…
MARINE NOTICE No. 25 of 2013 ERNE NAVIGATION UPPER LOUGH ERNE TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF PUBLIC JETTY AT CROM
Inland Waterways
Waterways Ireland wishes to advise masters and owners that the mooring jetty at the above location has been temporarily closed to the public to facilitate emergency repair works. Waterways Ireland apologises for any inconvenience caused during these works. Charles LawnLt…
Innovative Waterways Ireland Website launched by Minister Deenihan
Inland Waterways
#waterways – Waterways Ireland's new website has been launched by Minister Deenihan and Martin Cullen, Head of Microsoft Ireland on Thursday 18th April 2013 in the Waterways Ireland Visitor Centre in Dublin's Ringsend The new website www.waterwaysireland.org aims to actively…
MARINE NOTICE No 24 of 2013 GRAND CANAL TULLAMORE
Inland Waterways
#grand canal – Waterways Ireland wishes to advise masters and owners of vessels that the Grand Canal from the Kilbeggan Bridge to Coxes Bridge will be closed to navigation from Monday 22nd April until Friday 26th April 2013 to facilitate…
Entries Open For IUSRU Raft Race at Docklands Summer Fest
Inland Waterways
#InlandWaterways - The Irish Underwater Search and Recovery Unit (IUSRU) has announced details of its Raft Race as part of the Waterways Ireland Docklands Summer Festival. Entry is €25 per person with four persons per raft for the day of wackiness on…
Floating Moorings Out of Bounds at Acres Lake, Shannon Navigation
Inland Waterways
#shannonnavigation – Works to upgrade the floating moorings at Acres Lake, Drumshanbo on the Shannon navigation will commence 16th April 2013. There is no access permitted to the floating moorings, by land or water, during the upgrade works which are due…
Protection of Breeding Birds at Bushy Island, Lough Derg
Inland Waterways
#breedingbirds – Waterways Ireland has been advised that protected birds are present and breeding on Bushy Island, Lough Derg. To protect and minimise disturbance to nesting birds in the area, Masters of vessels are requested to observe a voluntary exclusion…
Rent & Navigate Your Own Canal Barge Through Dublin City
Inland Waterways
#dublinbarge – After one hour personal instruction on how to drive, moor and navigate a barge through a lock, you can drive your very own barge in Dublin city centre. The barge 'Scéal Eile' is a new and exciting form…
Powerboats on River Boyne as Part of Drogheda's Maritime Festivities
Inland Waterways
#drogheda – The river Boyne at Drogheda welcomes 25 powerboats in the first of the town's Maritime Gathering events on Saturday, April 13th. As reported by Afloat.ie in February, the Inland Waterways Association of Ireland, Powerboat Branch will be making…

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