Yearly Archives: 2016

/2016

IWAI Press Release No 3 Heritage Bill

December 6th, 2016|Press Release|

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IWAI Heritage Bill 2016 Press Release No 4

December 6th, 2016|Press Release|

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IWAI Heritage Bill 2016 News Release No 2

November 6th, 2016|Press Release|

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Free boat trips for all at Oldbridge, Co. Meath

October 11th, 2016|Press Release|

The Boyne Navigation branch of the Inland Waterways Association of Ireland (IWAI) held their annual Open Day on Sunday, 28th August, 2016, to coincide with National Heritage Week. The Open Day was IWAI Boyne Navigation’s biggest event of the year. Boat trips started at the restored sea lock at Oldbridge - [...]

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IWAI Carrick Cares Day – Promoting our Waterways for All

September 15th, 2016|Press Release|

As members of the Inland Waterways Association of Ireland (IWAI), we sometimes take access to over 1000km of lakes, rivers & canals for granted. The fact that we can just hop onto a boat and cast off on a journey of exploration is a real joy. It is this feeling of joy that IWAI [...]

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Catriona Lucas

September 15th, 2016|Press Release, Uncategorized|

Notice of sympathy IWAI members extend sincere sympathy to the family, friends and colleagues of Catriona Lucas, Doolin Coast Guard volunteer

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Winterising Engines

March 30th, 2016|Boating|

The following information is only to be used as a guide. There is no perfect way to winterise an engine! The information is compiled from a number of lectures held by the IWAI, most notably from those given by Joe Kirwan (Kirwan Technical Services, Terryglass) and by Tom Murphy (IWAI Carrick Branch) Cooling System There [...]

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Baby On Board

March 30th, 2016|Boating|

Aileen FlynnExtracted from the IWAI Waterways Mailing List, the following account is reproduced by kind permission of Aileen Flynn Our daughter Elise, who has just turned two, had her maiden voyage at 3 weeks, and has been boating regularly ever since. In our experience, the areas of most concern are: Safety - not so much [...]

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Liveaboards

March 30th, 2016|Boating|

By Brian J Goggin and John Thompson There is no explicit provision for liveaboards on the Irish inland waterways. If you have a place in a marina or private harbour, your arrangements are a matter for you and the landowner or marina owner. However, except for a small stretch of the waterfront at Lowtown that [...]

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Bringing your Boat to Ireland

March 30th, 2016|Boating|

We occasionally get enquiries from British narrowboat owners who would like to spend one or more seasons on the Irish waterways. If you're thinking of doing that, we'd like to welcome you, assure you that it can be (and has been) done and offer you some information about what to expect. Dimensions You will need [...]

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