Brian Fitzgerald

MARINE NOTICE No 77 of 2021 Shannon Navigation Diving operations Athlone 22 October 2021

MARINE NOTICE No 77 of 2021

Shannon Navigation

Diving operations

Athlone

22 October 2021

Waterways Ireland wishes to advise Masters of Vessels on the Shannon Navigation that an underwater archaeological survey adjacent to Wansboro Field, Athlone will take place between 0900hrs and 1400hrs on Friday 22nd October 2021.

All vessels are asked to take additional care when underway in this area.

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

P Harkin

Inspector of Navigation

18 October 2021

MARINE NOTICE No 76 of 2021 Royal Canal Richmond Harbour Breach in canal

MARINE NOTICE No 76 of 2021

Royal Canal

Richmond Harbour

Breach in canal

 

Waterways Ireland wishes to advise Masters of Vessels that a breach in the canal has occurred in the vicinity of Richmond Harbour. A significant reduction in water levels has occurred on the level between Locks 45 and 46.

Repair works have commenced on Monday 18 Oct 2021.

No access to Richmond Harbour from the Camlin River will be possible until further notice. No access to Richmond Harbour from the Eastern side through Lock 45 will be possible until further notice.

Masters and owners of boats moored in Richmond Harbour are advised to check on their boat regularly as water levels stabilise and rise again.

Further updates will be provided in due course.

Waterways Ireland apologies for any inconvenience caused.

P Harkin

Inspector of Navigation

18 October 2021

MARINE NOTICE No 64 of 2021 Updated Grand Canal – Naas Branch Lock N1 reopening on Monday 18 Oct 2021

MARINE NOTICE

No 64 of 2021

Updated

Grand Canal – Naas Branch Lock N1 reopening on Monday 18 Oct 2021

 

Waterways Ireland wishes to notify masters that Lock N1 on the Naas Branch of the Grand Canal will reopen on Monday 18 October 2021.  Repairs to the bridge will be completed by 18 October 2021.

Waterways thanks its customers for their understanding. 

P. Harkin 

Inspector of Navigation

15 October 2021

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