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MARINE NOTICE No. 76 of 2019 GRAND CANAL DUBLIN Locks 1 & 2 Lock (Suir Road)

MARINE NOTICE No. 76 of 2019

GRAND CANAL 

DUBLIN

 

Locks 1 & 2 Lock (Suir Road)

 

EMERGENCY WORKS 

Waterways Ireland wishes to advice all users of the Grand Canal that there has been a breach in the canal between Locks No.1 &. 2 on Suir Rd.

Water levels are currently very low.

Navigation is not possible at this time due to emergency works.

Waterways Ireland thanks it customers for their cooperation in this matter.

 

Patrick Harkin

Inspector of Navigation

22 July 2019

00 353 87 9852324

MARINE NOTICE No. 75 of 2019 Erne System Upper Lough Erne Long Distance Swimming events – Saturday 27 July 2019

MARINE NOTICE No. 75 of 2019

Erne System

Upper Lough Erne

 

Long Distance Swimming events – Saturday 27 July 2019

 

Waterways Ireland wishes to advise Masters and owners of vessels that a long distance swimming events will take place on Sat 27 July 2019on Upper Lough Erne.

The 17km Swim will start at 1000 hrs at Carrybridge and finish at Lakeland Forum Enniskillen at approx. 1800 hrs

The  10Km Swim will start at Tamlaght Bay  and  finish at The Lakeland Forum.

The 5km Swim will start at Culky Jetty and finish at The Lakeland Forum.

The Ted Kennan Mile swim will take place around Castle Island In Enniskillen.

Masters of all vessels should take note of this event and when encountering swimmers accompanied by a Kayak / Canoe reduce speed and pass without causing any wash which could affect the swimmers.

 

Marshalling boats will also accompany the swimmers and any directions given should be adhered to.

 

Waterways Ireland thanks its customers for their cooperation in this matter.

 

P Harkin

Inspector of Navigation

19 July 2019

MARINE NOTICE No. 74 of 2019 SHANNON NAVIGATION ROOSKEY HERITAGE FESTIVAL

MARINE NOTICE No. 74 of 2019
SHANNON NAVIGATION
ROOSKEY HERITAGE FESTIVAL

Waterways Ireland wishes to advise masters of all craft that the Rooskey
Heritage Festival takes place on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th July 2019.
Vessels operating on the Shannon Navigation should be aware of several
events that will occur along and on the navigation. 
Masters of vessels are requested to proceed with caution during these
events.
Waterways Ireland thanks it customers for their cooperation in this matter. 

P Harkin
Inspector of Navigation
19 July 2019

MARINE NOTICE No. 73 of 2019 Shannon Navigation IWAI 59th Shannon Boat Rally 27th July to 4th August 2019

MARINE NOTICE No. 73 of 2019

Shannon Navigation

IWAI 59th Shannon Boat Rally

27th July to 4th August 2019

 

Waterways Ireland wishes to advise masters and owners of vessels that the Shannon Boat Rally will take place from 27th July to 4th Aug 2019 and intends to visit the following harbours on these dates:

 

Saturday 27th July            Dromod

Sunday 28th July              Dromod

Monday 29th July            Drumsna

Tuesday 30th July            Drumsna

Wednesday 31st July      Lough Key

Thursday 1st August       Boyle

Friday 2nd August           Boyle

Saturday 3rd August       Carrick on Shannon

Sunday 4th August          Carrick on Shannon

 

P Harkin

Inspector of Navigation

19 Jul 2019

MARINE NOTICE No. 72 of 2019 SHANNON NAVIGATION Carrick-on-Shannon Rowing Regatta Navigation and Mooring Restrictions Sun 4th Aug 2019

MARINE NOTICE No. 72 of 2019
SHANNON NAVIGATION
Carrick-on-Shannon
Rowing Regatta 
Navigation and Mooring Restrictions 
Sun 4th Aug 2019 

Waterways Ireland wishes to advise all masters and users of the Shannon
Navigation of navigation and mooring restrictions in Carrick- on- Shannon to
facilitate the Rowing Club Regatta on Sunday 4th August 2019.
The Regatta will be held on a 500 metres stretch of water immediately south
of the town bridge commencing at 0900hrs and finishing at approx 1800hrs.
Craft wishing to make a through passage will be facilitated every 2 hrs
approximately, during the course of the regatta.
Masters should note that ONLY vessels of an overall length of 22ft. / 6.8m
or less will be permitted on the floating jetties from Wednesday 31st July
to Sunday 4th August. 
This is necessary in the interest of marine safety and to facilitate the
laying of the competition course.
Vessels berthed from Wednesday at 1600hrs will be required to remain in
place until racing finishes at approx 1800hrs on Sunday 4 August.
No vessels should approach the jetties between 1600hrs on Wednesday and
approx 1800hrs on Sunday as the entrance to the berths will be closed off
and manoeuvring room will be severely restricted due to the proximity of the
course.
Masters are advised to proceed at slow speed and with due caution and to
take note of advice from course marshals when passing through the area.
Waterways Ireland takes this opportunity to thank its customers for their
co-operation with these arrangements.

P Harkin
Inspector of Navigation
17 Jul 2019