IWAI Advise on Hacking Prevention

Advice on Phishing and Hacking Protection In light of the recent hacking of the HSE, where a lot the HSE customer data has been copied. it is likely that many of our members may get emails or calls from people purporting to be from the HSE or related sources or [...]

June 4th, 2021|News, Press Release, Uncategorized|Comments Off on IWAI Advise on Hacking Prevention

Help map pump out facilities

Boating Code of Conduct We are all delighted to be able to get back out on the water in whatever guise takes your fancy. We remind our boating members to take care and read our Boating Code of Conduct, as there are more open water swimmers about, more canoeists and paddleboarders, as Irish people [...]

May 14th, 2021|Boating, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Help map pump out facilities

Covid-19 – IWAI Guidance – 1st May 2021

Covid-19 - IWAI Guidance – 1st May 2021 #holdfirm #IWAI We continue to advise all members to heed the advice from the relevant authorities and to follow the public health guidance as determined by the governments in both jurisdictions. Published government documents detailing increasing restrictions at various levels ROI Roadmap for Resilience and Recovery  [...]

May 1st, 2021|News|Comments Off on Covid-19 – IWAI Guidance – 1st May 2021

Dunrovin progress

Dunrovin October 2020 to January 2021 Watch our latest video on the build progress. The video records the progress from October 2020 up until January 2021. Unfortunately for the past number of months progress was suspended due to level 5 restrictions and all building work ceased. But the build is well advanced and we [...]

April 15th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Dunrovin progress

The new normal – the beginning of the boating season

The new normal as we mark the beginning of the boating season. Traditionally the month of March marks the beginning of the boating season. While many of us in reality enjoy winter boating with modern heating systems now available for boats. Nonetheless, March resonates with us in the boating world as we begin to [...]

March 16th, 2021|Boating, News|Comments Off on The new normal – the beginning of the boating season

Dunrovin build progress report

Dunrovin progress report Following the signing of the contract between IWAI and RNLI, the site clearance, and the first pandemic lockdown the contractors moved on to the Dunrovin site in August 2020 for the start of the build. Over the following months, taking COVID 19 restrictions into account, the build has progressed well. With [...]

January 12th, 2021|Dunrovin, News|Comments Off on Dunrovin build progress report

Covid-19 – IWAI Guidance – 31st December 2020

Covid-19 - IWAI Guidance – 31st December 2020 #stayathomestaysafe We continue to advise all members to heed the advice from the relevant authorities and to follow the public health guidance as determined by the governments in both jurisdictions. Published government documents detailing increasing restrictions at various levels ROI Roadmap for Resilience and Recovery                                                                                                                    NI [...]

January 1st, 2021|News|Comments Off on Covid-19 – IWAI Guidance – 31st December 2020

The virtual sod turning of Dunrovin

A marine partnership provides a shared home for Lough Ree RNLI and the Inland Waterways Association of Ireland A partnership between the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) and the Inland Waterways Association of Ireland (IWAI) will result in a shared home for the two organisations in Athlone. The site of the [...]

November 23rd, 2020|News, Press Release|Comments Off on The virtual sod turning of Dunrovin

Give the gift of membership

Give the gift of membership this Christmas If you know someone who cares about the inland waterways as much as you do, give them a special gift this Christmas of family membership that will help protect our unique heritage. FOR €55 (£36) PER YEAR YOUR GIFT RECIPIENT WILL RECEIVE… A link to the [...]

November 19th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Give the gift of membership

Take the lessons from Boat death from carbon monoxide

Download BSS guidance Sheet to Print Following the deaths of two friends from carbon monoxide (CO)  poisoning in a boat called Diversion in York in December 2019, the UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) has published a safety flyer with the lessons learnt from its initial findings and the Boat [...]

November 6th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Take the lessons from Boat death from carbon monoxide