Masters and users of the Shannon Navigation are advised that a Smart Card system will be introduced at all locks on the navigation from 01 July 2018.
As Afloat.ie reported in March, Waterways Ireland says Masters of vessels will be able to use a Smart Card or pay in cash until 01 September 2018.
From 01 September 2018 payment will be by Smart Card only.
Where bridge lifting is required at Tarmonbarry and Rooskey, a combined toll payment for the lock and bridge will be taken at the Lock.
"From 01 September 2018 payment will be by Smart Card only"
The cost of the lock passage on the Shannon will cost two units from the smart card. The cost of the lock passage on the Lower Bann will cost 1 unit. The lock passage on the Shannon-Erne Waterway will remain at 1 unit. The 10 unit card costs €6.35/£5.55 and the 20 unit card costs €12.70/£11.10.