Yearly Archives: 2006

/2006

IWAI President welcomes Taoiseach’s commitment to restoring the Ulster Canal

November 8th, 2006|Press Release|

The President of IWAI Brian Cassells today warmly welcomed the announcement last Saturday night by the Taoiseach Bertie Ahern of plans to restore and re-open the Ulster Canal. He said: "On behalf of the members of our association, and inland waterways enthusiasts everywhere, I would like to thank the Taoiseach for his commitment to the [...]

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IWAI Welcomes the launch of the Socio Economic Study of the Ulster Canal

August 31st, 2006|Press Release|

The President of IWAI Brian Cassells welcomed the launch yesterday of the Socio-Economic Study of the Ulster Canal in the Long Gallery at Stormont.  The study was prepared for the Blackwater Regional Partnership by PriceWaterhouseCoopers in association with Tourism Development International. Mr. Cassells said that the study clearly showed that the costs of restoring the [...]

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IWAI Welcomes Ulster Canal Reports

June 22nd, 2006|Press Release|

The President of IWAI, Brian Cassells today called for a commitment by the two governments north and south to begin restoration work on the Ulster Canal. Waterways Ireland had commissioned feasibility and socio-economic studies into the re-opening of the canal from Lough Erne to Clones at the western end and from Lough Neagh to Blackwatertown [...]

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