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Waterways Ireland advises users of the Royal Canal in Dublin between Lock 1 at the North Strand Road and Lock 5 at Phibsborough that cycleway upgrade works have recently commenced on this stretch of the canal.

Facilitating these works will require closures of the canal towpaths in the area over the upcoming months through the spring and summer period, with diversion signage erected where applicable, the cross-border body for Ireland’s inland waterways says.

Meanwhile, navigation of this area will still be possible during these works, though some additional restrictions may apply. Any affect on planned passage will be advised at time of making contact, it adds.

Published in Inland Waterways

#DublinBay - New flood defences in Clontarf will be several feet higher than agreed, local residents fear.

As The Irish Times reports, the Clontarf Residents' Association says it was promised by Dublin City Council that new defences constructed as part of the Sutton to Sandycove cycleway would be no higher than the existing wall at the entrance to the Bull Wall bridge.

But it's now claimed that the new poured concrete barrier is much higher – and residents are blaming the council for obfuscating details of the planning documents, which specify flood defences "of 4.25m OD", which equates to the height above sea level.

It marks the latest point of issue in what's been a long-running disagreement between Dublin City Council and Clontarf residents over flood defences for the north Dublin Bay suburb.

The Irish Times has more on the story HERE.

Published in Dublin Bay