IWAI Welcomes two new branches

The Inland Waterways Association of Ireland is pleased to announce the formation of two new Branches in the Association. The Boyne Navigation Branch has been borne out of the Boyne Navigation Restoration Group who were, a sub-committee set up by the Dublin Branch of IWAI in the 1990s to continue the work of the original [...]

June 4th, 2007|Press Release|Comments Off on IWAI Welcomes two new branches

IWAI President welcomes Taoiseach’s commitment to restoring the Ulster Canal

The President of IWAI Brian Cassells today warmly welcomed the announcement last Saturday night by the Taoiseach Bertie Ahern of plans to restore and re-open the Ulster Canal. He said: "On behalf of the members of our association, and inland waterways enthusiasts everywhere, I would like to thank the Taoiseach for his commitment to the [...]

November 8th, 2006|Press Release|Comments Off on IWAI President welcomes Taoiseach’s commitment to restoring the Ulster Canal

IWAI Welcomes the launch of the Socio Economic Study of the Ulster Canal

The President of IWAI Brian Cassells welcomed the launch yesterday of the Socio-Economic Study of the Ulster Canal in the Long Gallery at Stormont.  The study was prepared for the Blackwater Regional Partnership by PriceWaterhouseCoopers in association with Tourism Development International. Mr. Cassells said that the study clearly showed that the costs of restoring the [...]

August 31st, 2006|Press Release|Comments Off on IWAI Welcomes the launch of the Socio Economic Study of the Ulster Canal

IWAI Welcomes Ulster Canal Reports

The President of IWAI, Brian Cassells today called for a commitment by the two governments north and south to begin restoration work on the Ulster Canal. Waterways Ireland had commissioned feasibility and socio-economic studies into the re-opening of the canal from Lough Erne to Clones at the western end and from Lough Neagh to Blackwatertown [...]

June 22nd, 2006|Press Release|Comments Off on IWAI Welcomes Ulster Canal Reports

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