Monthly Archives: January 2014

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ONE DAY ONLY – Monday 3 rd Feb 201 4: Save the Canals & River Barrow.

January 28th, 2014|Press Release|

IWAI News Release Date of Issue 28 January 2014 ONE DAY ONLY– Monday 3rd Feb 2014:Save the Canals & River Barrow. Widespread community alarm is emerging at proposed amendments by Waterways Ireland on Canals Bye-laws. Comments in the Seanad on Tuesday 21st January included “there is an element within the proposed bye-laws of over-bureaucracy and bureaucracy gone mad”. Waterways Ireland opened a consultation on these bye-laws; from 6th Jan for just 21 [...]

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No More Boats on the Grand and Royal Canals ??

January 21st, 2014|Press Release|

The Inland Waterways Association of Ireland (IWAI) is preparing a robust response to the amendments proposed by Waterways Ireland to the Canals bye-laws. IWAI raise serious concerns regarding the future of boating on the Grand and Royal canals and River Barrow. An initial review by IWAI of proposals for amendments to the canal regulations indicates that they will not encourage and nurture the growth of domestic [...]

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IWAI encourages participation in Bye-Law Consultation

January 14th, 2014|Press Release|

The Inland Waterways Association of Ireland (IWAI) acknowledges the Waterways Ireland consultation period on canal use bye-laws. The IWAI today 6th January welcomed the Waterways Ireland 2014-2016 draft Corporate Plan. Waterways Ireland is the North-South body responsible for maintenance of the Inland Navigations across the whole of Ireland. An item in the draft plan is the introduction of canal [...]

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