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|See more information on the oft-times unsung work at branch level below. For an overview of overall IWAI activities, see reports from recent IWAI Council meetings|
Branch Activities (volunteers always needed)
|Boyne||The Boyne Navigation Branch is campaigning for the restoration of the Boyne Navigation. They want to hear from people interested in getting involved in heritage restoration work. Skills (like stoneworking) would be welcome but they can use anyone who is willing to help in any way.|
Kildare Branch organises regular work parties (monthly). The current focus
is the restoration of the four pots near Digby Bridge on the Grand Canal. This work
started in 2002.
Prior to that, the emphasis was on the restoration of the side chambers at Digby Bridge. this work started in 1996.
In 2003, Kildare branch organised a clean-up of Leixlip spa - they are campaigning for its restoration.
Kildare are also anxious to restore the Corbally Line of the Grand Canal to navigation. This line runs from Naas to Corbally.
Contact the Kildare branch via the
The Coalisland Branch is focused on the restoration of the Coalisland Canal.
Contact the Coalisland branch via the Coalisland website.
2013: The Dublin Branch commenced restoration work on the
smallest of the Graving Docks at Grand Canal Dock, Ringsend, Dublin. Workparties are held every
month or so. Volunteers welcome.
More information available
Lough Derg branch workparties are focused on the Woodford River - see the
Lough Derg branch website for more
information.. Volunteers always wanted.
2011: Offaly Branch and the Ballycommon Canal Renewal Group commenced work
on restoration of the Kilbeggan Line of the Grand Canal. Contact
Gerry Feery on 087 741 5210. Read more about the Kilbeggan Line
|River Bann & Lough Neagh Association||The River Bann & Lough Neagh Association has made an application for funding to restore the jetty at Rams Island and to undertake restoration work on the Island.|
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