Dunrovin progress

Dunrovin October 2020 to January 2021 Watch our latest video on the build progress. The video records the progress from October 2020 up until January 2021. Unfortunately for the past number of months progress was suspended due to level 5 restrictions and all building work ceased. But the build is well advanced and we [...]

April 15th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Dunrovin progress

Dunrovin build progress report

Dunrovin progress report Following the signing of the contract between IWAI and RNLI, the site clearance, and the first pandemic lockdown the contractors moved on to the Dunrovin site in August 2020 for the start of the build. Over the following months, taking COVID 19 restrictions into account, the build has progressed well. With [...]

January 12th, 2021|Dunrovin, News|Comments Off on Dunrovin build progress report

The virtual sod turning of Dunrovin

A marine partnership provides a shared home for Lough Ree RNLI and the Inland Waterways Association of Ireland A partnership between the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) and the Inland Waterways Association of Ireland (IWAI) will result in a shared home for the two organisations in Athlone. The site of the [...]

November 23rd, 2020|News, Press Release|Comments Off on The virtual sod turning of Dunrovin

The trees at Dunrovin

The trees are in their autumn beauty, The woodland paths are dry, Under the October twilight, the water mirrors a still sky ‘Wild Swans at Coole’ by WB Yeats Dr. Philip Blackstock was commissioned, as part of the planning process, to establish the health and condition of the trees growing at Dunrovin and to provide [...]

October 27th, 2020|News|Comments Off on The trees at Dunrovin

Keeping you up to date every step of the way

Keeping you up to date every step of the way IWAI visually records the rebuild of Dunrovin Over the coming months, we want to share with members the progress of the building of our new clubhouse and the new lifeboat station. Eighty percent of our information comes through our eyes and we are taking [...]

October 7th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Keeping you up to date every step of the way

Defining day in the history of the IWAI

Defining Day in the History of the Association as the IWAI signs contract with the RNLI IWAI signs contracts with RNLI to build permanent lifeboat station and clubhouse facility for the association On September 16th 2020 the IWAI President Alan Kelly and IWAI Secretary John Fitzgerald, on behalf of the [...]

September 18th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Defining day in the history of the IWAI