MARINE NOTICE, No 079 of 2015

Athlone Lock © esri; click picture to esri maps "Athlone Lock © esri"
Athlone Lock © esri

MARINE NOTICE, No. 079 of 2015

Shannon Navigation


Sat 4th and Sun 5th July 2015, Triathlone Triathlon Event

Waterways Ireland wishes to advise masters and owners of vessels of the preliminary timings of the swim elements of the above event when navigation restrictions will be in place from the M6 by-pass bridge to Athlone Lock:

  • Sat 4 July 17hrs to 2030hrs
  • Sun 5 July 1130hrs to 1500hrs

A further Marne Notice will issue with definitive timings nearer the date. Masters of vessels are requested to keep a sharp look-out for swimmers in the water , proceed at slow speed and with minimum wash when in this section of the navigation and note any advice from safety boat officials.
Waterways Ireland thanks its customers for their cooperation in this matter.

C.J.Lawn, Inspector of Navigation, 11 Jun 2015

Athlone By Pass Bridge;© Captain’s Handbook
Athlone By Pass Bridge;© Captain’s Handbook
Athlone Town Bridge;© Captain’s Handbook; click to "enlarge"
Athlone Town Bridge;© Captain’s Handbook
Athlone Lock;© Captain’s Handbook; click to "enlarge",
Athlone Lock;© Captain’s Handbook