“John Mc Donagh has been appointed Acting Chief Executive Officer of Waterways Ireland the cross-border body accountable to the North South Ministerial Council under the 1998 British-Irish Agreement.
Mr McDonagh is a English, History and Politics graduate of UCD and he holds a Masters in Finance from National College of Ireland. He spent much of his career working in Shell Ireland and was formerly Country Manager. Prior to joining Waterways Ireland Mr Mc Donagh was Sales and Marketing Director in Liberty Insurance. He has also consulted on a variety of projects across multiple sectors.
Waterways Ireland is headquartered in Enniskillen and has Regional offices in Dublin, Carrick-on-Shannon and Scariff. Its 280 staff are deployed across the management, maintenance, development and promotion of over 1,000 km of inland navigable waterways. The waterways estate comprises Grand Canal; Royal Canal; Barrow; Shannon, Shannon-Erne; Erne; and Lower Bann.”