MARINE NOTICE, No 068 of 2015

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

MARINE NOTICE, No. 68 of 2015

Shannon Navigation

Athlone

Temporary Aid to Navigation

Waterways Ireland wishes to advise masters and owners of vessels that a temporary „Green“ starboard hand buoy has been placed south (500 metres) of Athlone Lock.

C.J.Lawn, Inspector of Navigation, 28 May 2015

Athlone Lock;© Captain’s Handbook
Athlone Lock;© Captain’s Handbook

MARINE NOTICE, No 054 of 2015

Killinure- Lough; © esri; click to Esri Map "Killinure- Lough "
Killinure- Lough; © esri

MARINE NOTICE, No.54 of 2015

SHANNON NAVIGATION

Lough Ree – Athlone

Coosan Point

Triathlon Swim Training Course.

Waterways Ireland wishes to advise masters and owners that a Triathlon Swim Training Course is presently laid out at Coosan Point, Athlone for the summer period.
The 750m course is set out just south of the Waterways Ireland moorings and is marked by three large orange buoys.
The course will be active daily when a Yellow flag is flown from a mast located on the foreshore during the following times:
0800 to 1000hrs
1230 to 1400 hrs
1700 to 2030 hrs
Masters are requested to proceed at slow speed and with minimum wash when passing the course and to note any advice given by safety boat marshals accompanying swimmers.
Waterways Ireland thanks its customers for their cooperation in this matter.

Charles Lawn, Inspector of Navigation, 18 May 2015.

 Coosan Poin Lough Ree
Coosan Poin Lough Ree

MARINE NOTICE 083 of 2014

   Coosan Point and Killinure Lough Aquathon Event Wed 2 July; © click to Bing Map
Coosan Point; © Bing Map

MARINE NOTICE, No.83 of 2014

SHANNON NAVIGATION

Lough Ree – Athlone

Coosan Point

Triathlon Swim Training Course.

Waterways Ireland wishes to advise masters and owners that a Triathlon Swim Training Course is presently laid out at Coosan Point, Athlone for the summer period.
The 750m course is set out just south of the Waterways Ireland moorings and is marked by three large orange buoys.
The course will be active daily when a Yellow flag is flown from a mast located on the foreshore during the following times:

  • 0800 to 1000hrs
  • 1230 to 1400 hrs
  • 1700 to 2030 hrs

Masters are requested to proceed at slow speed and with minimum wash when passing the course and to note any advice given by safety boat marshals accompanying swimmers.
Waterways Ireland thanks its customers for their cooperation in this matter.

Charles Lawn, Inspector of Navigation, 3 Jul 2014.

   Coosan Point on Lough Ree; © Captain's Handbook;click to "enlarge"
Coosan Point on Lough Ree

MARINE NOTICE 080 of 2014

Killinure Lough; © Bing Map

MARINE NOTICE, No.80 of 2014

SHANNON NAVIGATION

Lough Ree – Athlone

Coosan Point and Killinure Lough

Aquathon Event Wed 2 July

Waterways Ireland wishes to advise masters and owners that the swimming element of an aquathon event will take place in the vicinity of Coosan Point moorings in Killenure Lough, between 1900 and 2000 hours on Wed 2 July 2014.

The 750m course is set out just south of the moorings and is marked by three large orange buoys. Masters are requested to proceed at slow speed and with minimum wash when passing the course and to note any advice given by safety boat marshals. The organiser may be contacted at Aquathon Race Calender

Waterways Ireland thanks its customers for their cooperation in this matter.

Charles Lawn, Inspector of Navigation, 30 Jun 2014.

MARINE NOTICE 076 of 2014

Athlone By-pass-, Railway and Townbridge; © GoogleMaps
Athlone © GoogleMaps

MARINE NOTICE, No.76 of 2014

SHANNON NAVIGATION

ATHLONE

NAVIGATION RESTRICTIONS

“WATERWAYS IRELAND TRIATHLONE”

Waterways Ireland wishes to advise masters and owners that navigation restrictions will be in place in Athlone between the Athlone By-pass bridge (M6) and the Athlone Lock, to facilitate the swimming element of this national event.

Date Time Navigation Duration Activity
Fri 4 Jul 2014 19.30 to 20.30 Closed 1 hr Practice Swim
Sat 5 Jul 2014 14.30 to 17.30 Closed 3 hrs Racing

Masters are requested to note any advice or requests issued by course marshals / safety boat crew when approaching the course in the interest of safety.

Waterways Ireland thanks its customers for their cooperation in this matter.

Charles Lawn, Inspector of Navigation, 25 Jun 2014.

Athlone by pass bridge; © Captain’s Handbook
Athlone by pass bridge; © Captain’s Handbook