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Annual General Meeting

The 2016 agm of the Newry and Portadown IWAI will be held in the Sluicekeeper’s Cottage at Acton at 2.00pm Saturday 19th November.

Following the AGM business there will be a talk on Steel yacht building and Ocean cruising by Geraldine Foley.



Annual Bath Tub Race

Our annual bath tub race takes place in Newry at the Albert Basin this Sunday (28th).

You’ve still got time to get organised.

Call Paul on 07591403199

or Email

Come and join the fun!

New Branch Officers

At todays AGM the new officers elected were:-

Chairman             George Beattie

Hon. Secretary    Tony Donnelly

Treasurer             Jonathan Cully

Vice Chair

and                        Paul McKeown

Child safety

Safety Officer   Bruce Crawford

Public relations   Vacant


We wish them all the best for the coming year.


Work Party this saturday ,12th

Late notice due to uncertain weather forecast.
The heavy rain should clear by 9.00ish tomorrow morning.
So work party at the sluice keeper’s cottage at Acton.
Starting at 9.30am.
Hope to see you all there.

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Newry Canal Towpath Tour

Now available to download to a phone or tablet. You can also view the tour immediately on a webpage. Click the phone app image below.