A selection of charts and guides for navigating and walking the Irish Inland Waterways

  • A Guide to the Lagan Canal, Past, Present and Future’ provides a wealth of information on the Canal’s heritage, geography, wildlife and environment along the Canal from Belfast to Lough Neagh. It includes fascinating facts on the current activities, places of interest, suggested family days out and themed visits waiting to be discovered along the towpath for both visitors and locals alike. At present navigation is limited on the canal but as restoration proceeds we will publish revised versions showing the navigation details. The Guide also includes stories of those who lived and worked along the Canal while also looking to the future containing information on the plans for restoration and the vision to reopen the entire navigation once again. There is no charge for the book itself, just pay the P&P !
  • This new Guide provides a detailed description at the Ulster Canal in its current form. Very interesting read given the good news on the restoration of this interesting waterway Produced by the Inland Waterways Association of Ireland, This is the first in a series of new guides designed to cover all the major navigation's of the Island. At present there is no navigation on the canal but as restoration proceeds we will publish revised versions showing the navigation details. The 48 page Guide was compiled by Joe McCool and members of the Ulster Canal Working Group. Maps were generated by ERA Maptec and the layout was by Nuala Redmond. Ring bound booklet style Price now reduced !
  • This is new edition of the Royal Canal Guide for 2010. It has been extensively revised from the earlier edition by Waterways Ireland in Association with IWAI. It is a larger format (approx 150mm x 297mm) than the earlier versions and contains a wealth of information in addition to the basic navigation detail.
  • This is a new edition of the Grand Canal Guide for 2013. Extensively revised by Waterways Ireland in association with IWAI. It is a larger format than the earlier versions (approx 150 x 297mm) with larger font sizes. It contains a wealth of information about the canal and it's environs in addition to the navigation information. 89 pages with a heavy spiral binding
  • "Walking the Royal Canal" is a history and local history guide to 5 walks along the Royal Canal from Newcomen Bridge on the North Strand in Dublin to Maynooth in Co. Kildare. The guide is written by Peter Clarke, a member of the Royal Canal Amenity Group. For the 25 years Peter has led walks and lectured on the history of the Royal Canal. 230mm x 135mm x 6mm. Full colour 60 pages. Card cover with wire binding.
  • The Guide outlines the navigational features and attractions of the Lower Barrow, Nore & Suir Rivers from Graiguenamanagh, Inistioge and Carrick on Suir to Waterford Estuary with Hook Lighthouse on the eastern headland and Dunmore East on the western. The guide is compatible with the Guide to the River Barrow 2012 (Item C06) which details the upper River Barrow and the Grand Canal connection to Lowtown. This publication is a Rising Tide outcome (an Ireland/Wales INTERREG 4A Maritime Heritage project, which also supported the boat building and community festivals with the John F Kennedy Trust, New Ross Town Council and Kilkenny Leader Partnership). The information has been sourced from the Barrow Guide, Waterways Ireland, the Inland Waterways Association of Ireland, A Guide to Carrick on Suir, and following a consultation process with river users and site visits.
  • This 1:25000 map, on water resistant paper, shows Lough Erne and its surrounding hinterland on an 840mm x 1230mm (approx) sheet with the Upper Lough on one side and the Lower Lough on the other. The map shows full details of the lakes and all the navigation marks and features including jetties and landing places. It also has spot depths and submarine contours along with the normal full detail you would expect on an OS map on land. The map folds down to approx 140mm x 210mm and is presented in a protective plastic sleeve.
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    Ordnance Survey Ireland Adventure Series Map of Lough Ree.  1st Edition Scale 1:25,000.  Full Colour, double sided printed on water resistant paper. All the detail you would expect on an Ordnance Survey map plus the main navigation routes and markers.
  • Ordnance Survey Ireland Adventure Series Map of Lough Derg.  1st Edition Scale 1:25,000.  Full Colour, double sided printed on water resistant paper. All the detail you would expect on an Ordnance Survey map plus the main navigation routes and markers.
  • Ordnance Survey Ireland Adventure Series Map of Lough Allen & Lough Key.  1st Edition Scale 1:25,000.  Full Colour, double sided printed on water resistant paper. All the detail you would expect on an Ordnance Survey map plus the main navigation routes and markers.
  • Completely new version of the Barrow Guide. Now covers the still water canal section from Lowtown to Athy as well as the canalised river section from Athy to St Mullins. Also includes section on the Suir to Carrick-on-Suir and the Nore to Inistioge.11pages printed on heavy paper with a heavy spiral binding. Approx size is 150mm x 297mm. Contains navigation, historical, ecological and angling information and 31 maps for the different sections. Based on the old Barrow and Grand Canal guides but completely revised and updated.
  • 2021 Edition Now Available A set of charts covering the Shannon Navigation (including the Limerick-Killaloe section), the Shannon-Erne Waterway and the Erne Navigation. Intended for novices and experienced boaters alike. Navigation notes in English and German. Charts show Shannon Navigation marks in the correct red/green colours. Depth information shown as "Shallow" (blue), "Deep" (white) "Rocky" (blue with red hatching). Amenities and facilities at harbours are shown as are the locations of private moorings. The set includes a total of 31 Charts, each approx A3 (297 x 420mm) in size. Book opens out to A2 (420mm x 594mm). Produced by Shannon Leisure Development Company Ltd. with the co-operation of Waterways Ireland. Size: 297x420x3mm. Paperback. Full colour. 2021 Edition.  

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