Today, Oct 10, Waterways Ireland (WI) are removing vessels in Kildare. There is a large crane on site, west of Sallins Bridge and boats are being lifted onto trucks for removal.
WI Marine Notice No 81 of Sep 9, states removals will take place in Sallins, Lowtown, Robertstown, Hazelhatch and environs. Those being lifted are deemed to be contravening the following:
a. Vessels with no permit, Bye Law 6(8)
b. Vessels non-attended and apparently abandoned, Bye Law 6(8)
c. Vessels doubled moored and causing obstruction (sunk), Bye Law 27 (3)
d. Vessels deemed to be / likely to cause a hazard to navigation, Bye Law 33(3)
Recently, WI removed two boats from Vicarstown.
‘Any Activity in Sallins this morning’ comments photos