MARINE NOTICE, No 90 of 2016
Lough Allen Canal
Launch of Waterways Ireland Heritage Plan
Waterways Ireland wishes to advise masters and owners that the above event will take place on Fri 29th Jul 2016 from Drumshanbo Lock commencing at 1100hrs
A large fleet of Heritage Boats will assemble at Drumshanbo Lock at 1000hrs for the formal launch of the Waterways Ireland Heritage Plan. Thereafter the fleet will proceed southwards towards Leitrim Village to arrive by 1500hrs.
Masters should proceed at slow speed when approaching this stretch of waterway during the event and note any directions issued by the organisers and safety marshals controlling the event.
Masters are advised that delays along the Lough Allen Canal from Battlebridge will be experienced during the event.
Waterways Ireland thanks its customers for their co-operation.
Charles Lawn, Inspector of Navigation, The Docks, Athlone, Co.Westmeath, 21 Jul 2016