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Emergency Repairs To Royal Canal Embankment In Westmeath Until End of Month

15th September 2020
The 34th Lock on the Royal Canal at Balroe, Co Westmeath The 34th Lock on the Royal Canal at Balroe, Co Westmeath Photo: JP/Geograph

Waterways Ireland advises that emergency works on the Royal Canal embankment in Westmeath will continue until the end of this month.

As previously reported on Afloat.ie, the inland waterway between the 34th and 35th locks, at Balroe and Ballynacarrigy respectively, was closed for emergency repairs following poor weather at the end of August.

These repair works will now continue until Monday 28 September and navigation in this section will not resume before that date.

Published in Inland Waterways
MacDara Conroy

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