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DUBLIN BRANCH
Past Events for 2010
(Past events are at the end of this page)

If you're new to us, have a look at our calendar of events to get an idea of what we get up to.  Past events are here..
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Past events in 2010 were:

11 January 2010 Branch Meeting 8pm at the Wellington Lounge (upstairs) on Upper Baggot St.
01 February 2010 Branch Meeting 8pm at the Wellington Lounge (upstairs) on Upper Baggot St.
20 February 2010
Workparty, Spencer Dock, Royal Canal:
A workparty will tackle some of the water-borne litter and detritus between Sheriff St. Bridge and Newcommen Bridge on the Royal Canal.

We should be working in Spencer Dock on Sat 20th Feb between 11am and 12.30
We
leave Ringsend at 10am and hope to be in Spencer by 11 (high tide on Liffey 3:10pm)

See the report on the day here with photographs of the day here and a video too.

 
08 March 2010 Branch Meeting 8pm at the Wellington Lounge (upstairs) on Upper Baggot St.
14 March 2010



 

Our 1st Small Boat Rally of the year

Some Photos of the day are here.

A Small Boat Rally on the Royal Canal
from Thomastown to Riverstown

We depart Thomastown (18th lock) at noon heading to Riverstown (20th lock).  So please arrive earlier if you have to inflate a dinghy.  Call Derek Whelan on 087-2114324 for details. 

Thomastown is on the Kinnegad - Killucan Rd -3 miles from Kinnegad (take first right leaving Kinnegad, off old N4 to Mullingar)

If you'd like to take part, please register your interest by joining our Small-Boat Register or call usWe'll be in touch with you about this and other similar outings.

If you are taking part, please download and complete the entry form and bring it with you to the launch. 

We have spaces for members without access to their own boat – be sure to check availability and reserve a spot in advance contact the Dublin Branch committee by email by clicking here or see the phone numbers here.
 



Click to see chart

 

16 March 2010

The Canals of Northern France
Peter & Mary Hanna
NOTE that the correct date for this IS Tuesday 16th March and not 15th as published in IWN.

The talk starts at 8pm.

Directions:

click here for interactive Google Map

(From North City: Cross East Link bridge-At 1st Roundabout-Take 1st Exit-Then 1st Left-Travel 300m approx.)

(From South City: At Roundabout just south of east Link bridge (end of Sean Moore road) take 2nd exit-then 1st left -then 300m.)

Poolbeg Yacht & Boat Club
click below for map
27 March 2010
 


Apologies

due to lack of numbers.

IWAI Helmsman + CEVNI course for ICC

Do you have any interest in travelling on Mainland European Waterways?  These courses/exams will suit those IWAI members with an interest in travelling on European Waterways – the practical/boat handling work will be done in the Grand Canal Dock.

At least a week before the course date candidates will receive a course pack including CEVNI Rules, ISA /IWAI Helmsman Logbook, and some course notes.  Indicative cost is approx €130 for both parts, €70 for one part - prices to be confirmed.

Please let us know if you’re interested in this by email .

Start time: 10:00 am in one hourly sessions up to 13:00 - Helmsman course.
Lunch: 13:00 to 14:00 - in house - soup, sandwiches, tea & coffee.
Afternoon: 14:00 to 17:00 - CEVNI tuition/rules/questions/exam, followed by tea & coffee.

venue to be confirmed
18 March 2010   Opening of the Daniel Libeskind-designed Grand Canal Theatre

See some photos of the evening here


 

10 April 2010 Lock Training
at 12th Lock, Blanchardstown.

details to be confirmed
 
11 April 2010 recent rally photos


Our 2nd Small Boat Rally of the year

A Small Boat Rally from
Robertstown to Pollardstown Fen

In Conjunction with Slaney, Barrow and Kildare branches of IWAI:

Meet at
The Hangman's Inn @ 11am

If you'd like to take part, please register your interest by joining our Small-Boat Register or
call usWe'll be in touch with you about this and other similar outings.

If you are taking part, please download and complete the entry form and bring it with you to the launch. 

We have spaces for members without access to their own boat – be sure to check availability and reserve a spot in advance contact the Dublin Branch committee by email by clicking here or see the phone numbers here.
 
12 April 2010 Branch Meeting 8pm at the Wellington Lounge (upstairs) on Upper Baggot St.

08 May 2010-
22 May 2010

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The Dublin Rally
Please see the separate page for the Dublin Rally 2010 & Download the entry form here.

The Dublin Rally is from May 8th to 22nd this year and we welcome all who will make the trip from the Erne, the Shannon, the Barrow and the Grand Canal - details below are subject to change - the detailed itinerary is not yet available.

08 May 2010 L     Fleet descends from 12th Lock (Lucan) to the Grand Canal Basin
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  Small Boat Rally on the Upper Reaches of the Liffey (1 of 2),
Please see the separate page for the Dublin Rally 2010
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  !Small Boat Rally on the Upper Reaches of the Liffey (2 of 2
Please see the separate page for the Dublin Rally 2010)

 

         
        Meal and Pre-cruise briefing, ....
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Cruise on River Liffey, including a 3rd Small Boat Rally

Please see the separate page for the Dublin Rally 2010

18 May 2010 1
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  Talk: GPS for Inland Navigation
A Hands-on introduction to GPS by Noel Griffin

This is a 2hr session starting @ 7:30pm
at Poolbeg Yacht & Boat Club
click on map at right.
Please see the separate page for the Dublin Rally 2010
20 May 2010       BBQ at Mespil Rd.
        Fleet ascends to Portobello
22 May 2010       Fleet ascends to 12th Lock and on to Hazelhatch
04 June 2010 -
07 June 2010
The Dublin Maritime Festival, 31/05/08 - photo Mark Somers Docklands Maritime Festival 2010
http://www.dublindocklands.ie/maritimefestival/

(not affiliated with IWAI in any way, but of interest to those interested in boats and the docklands).
 
08 June 2010 Branch Meeting 8pm at the Wellington Lounge (upstairs) on Upper Baggot St.
11 July 2010

recent rally photos



A Small Boat Rally on the Grand Canal
from Digby Bridge to the 13th Lock

If you'd like to take part, please register your interest by joining our Small-Boat Register. 

If you're taking part, please download and complete the entry form

more details later
 

 
06 September 2010 Branch Meeting 8pm at the Wellington Lounge (upstairs) on Upper Baggot St.
12 September July 2010

The LE Dubhlinn will be at the Phizzfest - Putting the "Phizz" into Phibsborough
See photos here

 
14 September 2010 Waterways Ireland has commenced the first Phase of a Public Consultation programme on proposed new Bye-laws for all seven waterways under its remit.

An initial consultation phase is currently underway with stakeholders being invited to comment on initial draft proposals. The IWAI is one such stakeholder, and as a member, you are invited to give your input at a Special Meeting to discuss the Draft Bye-Laws (Waterways Ireland Draft Bye-laws including Construction Vessels). All of the draft documents can be downloaded from here
 

8pm at the Wellington Lounge (upstairs) on Upper Baggot St.
11 October 2010 Branch Meeting 8pm at the Wellington Lounge (upstairs) on Upper Baggot St.
18 October 2010 Talk Winterising your boat  - by Mick Kinahan 8pm at the Wellington Lounge (upstairs) on Upper Baggot St.
(beside the Canal)
08 November 2010 Branch Meeting 8pm at the Wellington Lounge (upstairs) on Upper Baggot St.
13 December 2010
AGM
The AGM of Dublin Branch IWAI will be held on Monday Dec. 13th at 8pm at the Wellington Lounge (upstairs) on Upper Baggot St. (beside the Canal)
NOTE change of date due to the inclement weather

AGENDA.

  • Minutes of 2009 AGM
  • Matters arising
  • Chairman's Report
  • Election of Officers for 2011
  • Election of Committee.
  • Motions for National AGM.
  • AOB.

 

8pm at the Wellington Lounge (upstairs) on Upper Baggot St.
(beside the Canal)

 

Past events for
2011 can be found here
2010 can be found here
2009 can be found here
2008 can be found here
2007 can be found here

See also reports from past events here.

 

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