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2021 October Bank Holiday Cruise in Company

This is the itinerary for the October Weekend Cruise in Company. Entry Fee €15.00
 
Friday Oct 22nd  
9p.m. Bush Hotel  Registration and Get Together
 
Saturday Oct 23rd
Cruise to Leitrim Marina.There will be limited moorings in the visitor berths at the Hotel so any boat that can fit through the bridge please moor at the public jetties – this would be a great help to us.

Saturday afternoon   Halloween Punch at the public jetties.

9 p.m  Quiz in the Hotel
 
Sunday October 24th
11a.m Visit to the Shed Distillery
 
4pm Pool and Darts in Carthys Pub
 
7.30p.m  Buffet style dinner in the Hotel at €25 per head.

Monday October 25th 
Coffee morning

Rally ends
 
Please note that both Hotel venues have advised that all attendees at each event will be asked for their vaccination certificate.

 

MARINE NOTICE No 75 of 2021 Shannon Navigation Diving operations – Portumna and Ballymacegan Island Areas Monday 11 to Sunday 17 October 2021

MARINE NOTICE No 75 of 2021

Shannon Navigation

Diving operations – Portumna and Ballymacegan Island Areas

Monday 11 to Sunday 17 October 2021

 

Waterways Ireland wishes to advise Masters of Vessels on the Shannon Navigation that the Underwater Archaeology Unit of the National Monuments Service will be carrying out diving operations from Monday 11th to Sunday 17th October 2021 in the following locations:

 

  • Portumna: From 500 metres North of Portumna bridge to Lough Derg
  • Ballymacegan Island, within the old navigation channel. Ballymacegan Island is 7km north of Portumna bridge.

 

All vessels are asked to take additional care when underway in these areas. A safety boat will be in attendance and Flag Alpha will be flown during diving operations.

 

Waterways Ireland thanks its customers for their understanding in relation to this matter.

 

P Harkin

Inspector of Navigation

07 October 2021

MARINE NOTICE No 74 of 2021 Shannon Navigation & Shannon Erne Waterway Winter Mooring Period 2021-2022

MARINE NOTICE No 74 of 2021

Shannon Navigation & Shannon Erne Waterway

Winter Mooring Period 2021-2022

 

Waterways Ireland wishes to advise masters that the winter mooring period for public harbours on the above navigations will commence on 1 Nov 2021 and will end on 31 Mar 2022.

 Masters wishing to avail of Winter Mooring are required to pay the winter mooring fee of €63.50 prior to 1 Nov 2021.

Online registration must be made at:-

https://www.waterwaysireland.org/online-services/winter-moorings-booking

Steps in the Winter Mooring process are:

1 – Apply online for Winter Mooring at a specific harbour

2 – Receive email approval / rejection / alternative location of application

3 – Follow link on approval email when received to pay winter mooring fee online

Masters are reminded that Bye-law 17 – the “5 consecutive days / 7 days in one month rule” – continues to apply for masters not availing of winter mooring.

Waterways Ireland will be disconnecting its electricity supply points and water supply at public moorings for the winter period (November – March). Both services will be reinstated prior to the commencement of the 2022 boating season. A further advisory Marine Notice will be issued at that time.

Owners should note that vessels are moored in public harbours at the owners risk at all times and may be directed to other harbours as operational exigencies require.

Waterways Ireland thanks its customers for their co-operation.

P Harkin

Inspector of Navigation

The Docks,

Athlone,

Co. Westmeath

06 October 2021

Tel:  353 90 6494232

MARINE NOTICE No. 73 of 2021 Erne System Upper Lough Erne Lady Brooke Bridge Inspection works – 11th to 22nd October 2021

MARINE NOTICE No. 73 of 2021

Erne System

Upper Lough Erne

Lady Brooke Bridge

Inspection works – 11th to 22nd October 2021

Waterways Ireland wishes to advise Master of Vessels that inspection work will take place from 11th to 22nd October 2021 on the underside of Lady Brooke Bridge.

Pontoons will be in used to carry out the inspections and Lady Brooke Bridge will be partially closed off to vessels during the period 11 to 22 October 2021.

Masters of Vessels and waterways users are advised that Corradillar Slipway and jetty will be used for assembly of the pontoons on 11 October and for disassembling the pontoons on 22nd October 2021.

Waterways Ireland thanks all waterways users for their understanding in relation to this matter.

 

Patrick Harkin

Inspector of Navigation

Waterways Ireland

Tel:  353 90 6435693

 

05 October 2021

MARINE NOTICE No. 72 of 2021 Erne System Lower Lough Erne Portora Lock Gates Repair works – 14 & 15 October 2021

MARINE NOTICE No. 72 of 2021
Erne System
Lower Lough Erne
Portora Lock Gates
Repair works – 14 & 15 October 2021

Waterways Ireland wishes to advise Master of Vessels that major works will
be taking place at Portora Lock gates on 14th & 15th October 2021.
The Lock gates will be closed over these 2 days from 0800hrs on 14th October
to 1900hrs on 15th October 2021.
Waterways Ireland thanks waterways users for their understanding in relation
to this matter.

Patrick Harkin
Inspector of Navigation
Waterways Ireland
Tel:  353 90 6435693
        
05 October 2021

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