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Low Water Levels Warning Issued for Inland Waters
Waterways Ireland has issued a warning to users of all navigations that water levels on the inland waterways have fallen in recent weeks. Masters of vessels, particularly those with deep drafts, are advised to proceed with due caution and prudence when…
Shannon Navigation Lough Derg-Southern Part. Buoy 'A' -off station
Waterways Ireland advises all masters and inland waterways users of the Shannon Navigation that buoy “A” , situated between Scilly Island and Lushing Rocks in the southern part of Lough Derg is off station and a temporary mark has been…
Shannon Navigation - Roosky to Tarmonbarry
Waterways Ireland wishes to advise all masters and users of the Shannon Navigation that water levels have fallen in recent weeks. Masters of vessels, particularly those with deep drafts, are advised to proceed with caution in the area between Roosky Lock…
Waterways Ireland Wins O2 Ability Award
Waterways Ireland has won the coveted O2 Ability Award for Environmental Accessibility for its work on inland waterways at an awards ceremony last evening in the Royal Hospital Kilmainham. The awards were presented by Ryan Tubridy, RTE and Caroline Casey…
Powerboat Racing on Upper Lough Erne
Powerboat Racing will take place at the Derryad Powerboat Club, Lisnaskea on Ireland's inland waterways on Sun 16 May 2010 from 11.00 hrs to 19.00 hrs. Through traffic will be catered for via the west side of Inishrath Island i.e on…
Shannon Navigation – Sarsfield Lock, Limerick
Waterways Ireland advises that Sarsfield lock, Limerick is now fully operational.
Lower Bann Navigation - Agivey Road Bridge
Inland Waterways Works being undertaken to Agivey Road Bridge on the Lower Bann Navigation will result in a reduction in normal airdraft being encountered.
Erne System - Temporary  Closure of Jetty
Inland waterways boat owners are advised that the public mooring jetty at Lustymore Island on Lower Lough Erne will be closed to the public for construction works for approximately three weeks from Monday 17th May 2010. For further details please…
New Free Waterways Publications for the Season ahead
Waterways Ireland has released three new publications which will provide much assistance to waterway and waterside visitors to Ireland’s Inland Waterways throughout the year. The Waterways Ireland What’s On Guide, promotes a series of events happening alongside as well as…
Grand Canal - Five Day Rule Applies
Waterways Ireland have reminded users of the Grand Canal that as part of ongoing developments at Shannon Harbour, the provisions of S.I No. 24/1988: Canals Act, 1986 Bye-law (25, 1 (d)) will be applied on all hard edged moorings in…
Nominees to the Board of Inland Fisheries Ireland announced
Minister for Natural Resources Conor Lenihan today announced details of five of the nominees to the Board of Inland Fisheries Ireland. The Minister confirmed that he has asked these nominees to work with the CEO designate of Inland Fisheries Ireland…
Change of Date for Inland Waterways Association AGM
The date of the Inland Waterways Association Ireland (IWAI) AGM has been changed due to circumstances beyond control. IWAI Annual General Meeting will be held on Friday, 30th April, 2010 at 8pm in Lough Ree Yacht Club, Athlone Co. Westmeath.
Shannon Navigation - Limerick City Moorings
Waterways Ireland advises Masters and Owners of reduced draft below weir level at moorings in Limerick as follows; Custom House Quay 0.5m at inside moorings 1.3m at outside moorings Arthur Quay Moorings 1.2m
A Taste of the Waterways – Favourite Places to Eat & Drink, 2010
If you’ve never spent a few days lazing around our wonderful inland waterways you just don’t know what you’re missing. It’s a magical world of pottering along, enjoying the wildlife and exploring the unfolding countryside - just sooo relaxing… especially…
Royal Canal Reopening Celebrations
Waterways Ireland has hosted the first meeting of the working committee involved in planning the celebrations to mark the reopening of the Royal Canal on the inland waterways. The reopening is intended to take place in September 2010 and will…
Galway Audit Still Seeks Heritage Boats
Field-work for an audit on heritage boats has recorded almost 500 heritage boats from the coastline and inland waterways of Co. Galway. However, despite press advertisements in 2008 and 2009, no boats have been found in the extensive inland areas…

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