The June Bank Holiday weekend CIC is being organised by the Morgan Family of Corry Lass.
Meeting in the Bush Hotel on Friday 1st June at 9pm. Saturday 2nd we will cruise to Drumsna where the fleet will remain for the weekend. Lots of exciting things to look forward to for all.
Please let us know if your intending to join us for that weekend.
Weather looking good for the trip next weekend to Rams Island.
If you have not registered and do want to join us, please contact the branch secretary at Carrick@iwai.ie
For those of you who have registered, an email has been issued with directions on how to get to Sandy Bay Marina. If you have not received them, please contact me.
IWAI Carrick-on-Shannon Branch Hon. Secretary
Date for your Diary:
In keeping with our promise to arrange some different branch events, on Saturday 14th April 2018 IWAI Carrick will hold its first branch meeting of the year during a trip to RAMS Island, Lough Neagh. (at the invitation of IWAI RBLNA.).
This is a great opportunity to visit this heritage project and see the fantastic work carried out by the volunteers.
Further information can be found here: http://www.ramsisland.org/index.htm
An email will be sent to all members in the coming days and we will need to know attendance for this event. So check your diary and get planning. It will be another great day out.
This event is open to all IWAI members.
On Saturday 17th February the branch make a visit to the Maritime Museum in Dún Laoghaire.
The National Maritime Museum is housed in Dun Laoghaire’s 180-year-old Mariners Church, directly opposite the new DLR Lexicon library.
Arrive at the Museum at 12.15pm for the tour. The tours takes about an hour, followed by soup and sandwich supplied by the museum.
Total cost €10 per adult with reduction for children
How to get there: Information on location can be found here http://www.mariner.ie/visitor-info/
All parking in Dún Laoghaire is pay and display, so public transport, buses and Dart are a good option and also allow for members to partake in a hot toddy if the weather is cold!. The Lexicon library is also worth a visit or go for a walk on the West Pier and buy a Teddies ice cream!
The cheapest parking is on Carlisle Pier at €5.00 for the day.
We need to give the museum final numbers by Tuesday 13th February. If you want to attend and have not already confirmed your attendance, can you contact firstname.lastname@example.org to advise on numbers.
DATE FOR YOUR DIARY: Saturday 17th February @ noon.
Our first event of 2018 kicks off with a visit to the National Maritime Museum of Ireland. www.mariner.ie
Ireland’s National Maritime Museum is housed in Dun Laoghaire’s 180-year-old Mariners Church, directly opposite the new DLR Lexicon library and easily accessible by DART suburban train and several bus services.
Further details will be issued by email to all branch members shortly,
If you want to be added to the attendance list please let us know.