MARINE NOTICE, No 43 of 2021

Lough Allen Canal Map © esri; click picture to Lough Allen ArcGis Map
Lough Allen, Acress-Lake, Dromod map© esri
Swimming – Advisory Notice

MARINE NOTICE, No 43 of 2021

Shannon Navigation

Lough Allen, Acres Lake, Dromod, Summer Cove
Swimming – Advisory Notice

Waterways Ireland wishes to all waterways users that a swimming advisory notice is in place for Lough Allen, Acres Lake, Dromod and Summer Cove.
Leitrim County Council has advised that swimming is not recommended at these locations due to reports of poor water quality.
Waterways Ireland thanks its customers for their co-operation in relation to this matter.

P Harkin, Inspector of Navigation, 20 July 2021

Lough Allen © CHB
Lough Allen, Cleighran More Jetty © CHB
Acres Lake Lough Allen © CHB
Acres Lake Lough Allen © CHB
Dromond Harbour  © chb
Dromond Harbour © chb
Swimming – Advisory Notice

Schwimmen – Warnhinweis
Waterways Ireland möchte alle Wasserstraßenbenutzer darauf hinweisen, dass für Lough Allen, Acres Lake, Dromod und Summer Cove ein Badeverbot gilt.
Das Leitrim County Council hat mitgeteilt, dass das Schwimmen an diesen Orten aufgrund von Berichten über schlechte Wasserqualität nicht empfohlen wird.
Waterways Ireland dankt seinen Kunden für ihre Kooperation in dieser Angelegenheit.

MARINE NOTICE, No 008 of 2017

Lough Allen Canal Map © esri; click picture to Lough Allen ArcGis Map
Lough Allen Map © esri

MARINE NOTICE, No 8 of 2017

Shannon Navigation

Acres Lake, Drumshanbo

  • Construction of new floating boardwalk at Acres Lake and extension of towpath from Drumhauver Bridge to Acres Lake
  • Waterways Ireland wishes to advise that the above works are planned to commence on the 1st March, 2017, and will be ongoing for four months.
  • Access to mooring at Acres Lake and the adjacent car park will be restricted during the period.
  • Jetties will be closed from the 1st March to the 28th April to facilitate construction works.
  • Vessels approaching Acres Lake during the period of the works should do so with care and abide by any instructions given by the works supervisory staff.

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

C.J.Lawn, Inspector of Navigation, 20 Feb 2017

Battlebridge; © CHB
Battlebridge; © CHB
Louigh Allen Canal-© CHB
Louigh Allen Canal-© CHB
Acres Lake Lough Allen © CHB
Acres Lake Lough Allen © CHB
Drumleague Lock © CHB
Drumleague Lock © CHB
Drumshambo-Bridge © CHB
Drumshambo-Bridge © CHB
Drumshambo Lock © CHB
Drumshambo Lock © CHB

MARINE NOTICE, No 048 of 2016

Lough Allen Canal Map © esri; click picture to Lough Allen ArcGis Map
Lough Allen Map © esri

MARINE NOTICE, No.48 of 2016

SHANNON NAVIGATION

Acres Lake and Lough Allen

An Toastal Blue Way Water Festival 27 June to 1 July

Waterways Ireland wishes to advise masters and owners that An Toastal Blue Way Water Festival will take place on the north Shannon from Mon 27 June until Fri 1 Jul.
Masters should expect to meet increased water activity in this area over those days involving a variety of both small and large craft.
Masters are requested to proceed at slow speed and with minimum wash when passing through the navigation and note any advice given by safety boat marshals associated with the events.
Waterways Ireland thanks its customers for their cooperation in this matter.

Charles Lawn, Inspector of Navigation, 27 May 2016

Acres Lake Lough Allen; click picture to "enlarge"
Acres Lake Lough Allen

MARINE NOTICE 125 of 2014

Lough Allen Canal Map © esri; click picture to Lough Allen ArcGis Map
Lough Allen Canal Map © esri

MARINE NOTICE, No 125 of 2014

Shannon Navigation

Drumshanbo to Leitrim Village

Acres Lake

Launch of Waterways Ireland Blueway Canoe Trail

Waterways Ireland wishes to advise masters and owners that the above event will take place on Sat 11th Oct 2014 from Acres Lake at 12 noon.

A large fleet of canoeists will assemble at Drumshanbo Lock at 1130hrs and proceed to Acres Lake for 1200hrs for the formal launch of the Waterways Ireland Blueway Canoe Trail. Thereafter the fleet will proceed downstream 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 reminded to keep their wash low to avoid upsetting canoes and other low freeboard craft associated with the event.

Waterways Ireland thanks its customers for their co-operation.

Charles Lawn, Inspector of Navigation, The Docks, Athlone, Co.Westmeath, 30 Sep 2014

WI-Shannon-Blueway-Map; © Waterways-Ireland; click picture to "The Shannon Blueway Map"
WI-Shannon-Blueway-Map; © Waterways-Ireland
Acres Lake Lough Allen; click picture to "enlarge"
Acres Lake Lough Allen

MARINE NOTICE 128 of 2013

Lough Allen  Acres Lake; © esri; click picture to Lough Allen ArcGis Map
Lough Allen Acres Lake; © esri

MARINE NOTICE, No. 128 of 2013

SHANNON NAVIGATION
DRUMSHANBO

ACRES LAKE

Floating Moorings

Waterways Ireland wishes to advise masters and owners that works to upgrade the fixed pier and access ramp to the floating moorings at Acres Lake, Drumshanbo will commence on Wed 13th November 2013.
There will be no access or mooring permitted at the floating moorings, by land or water, during the upgrade works which are due to be complete by 20th December 2013.
Waterways Ireland apologises for any inconvenience caused during these works and advises that alternative mooring facilities are close by at Drumshanbo Lock.

Charles Lawn, Inspector of Navigation, 5 Nov 2013