MARINE NOTICE, No 106 of 2016

Parteen Weir; © esri, click picture to "Esri-Map Limerick-Parteen-Weir"
Parteen Weir; © esri

MARINE NOTICE, No 106 of 2016

Shannon Navigation


Sarsfield Lock and Upstream

Approaches from Abbey River

and Revised Lock Operating Schedule

Marine Notice No 105 refers. Waterways Ireland wishes to advise that following survey of this section of the navigation greater siltation than expected has been noted.

The navigable channel on the approaches to the lock will now be marked with buoys. As this is a narrower channel than previously available masters are requested not to berth at the lead-in jetty and are advised also to make their approach to the lock in single file.

Please note the following revised times for lock operations which are subject to change.

Thursday 11th August 1pm to 4pm
Saturday 13th August 11am to 2pm
Thursday 18th August 9am to 12pm
Saturday 20th August 10am to1pm
Thursday 25th August 9am to12pm
Saturday 27th August 10am to 1pm
Thursday 1st September 9am to12pm
Saturday 3rd September 10am to 1pm
Thursday 8th September 12pm to 3pm
Saturday 10th September 2pm to 5pm

The lock keeper can be contacted at the following number 087-7972998 only during the hours of operation as shown above when he will be in attendance to operate the lock.

Charles Lawn, Inspector of Navigation, 9 Aug 2016

Parteen Weir; © CHB
Parteen Weir; © CHB

Parteen Weir; © CHB
Parteen Weir; © CHB

MARINE NOTICE 067 of 2014

Limerick-O'Dwyer's-Bridge; © esri; click to Arcgis Map "Limerick-O'Dwyer's-Bridge"
O’Dwyer’s-Bridge; © esri; Link to Arcgis Map

MARINE NOTICE, No 67 of 2014


Limerick – Abbey River

Navigation Hazard

Waterways Ireland wishes to advise masters and owners that a large tree trunk has been reported as grounded in the navigation adjacent to  (Athlunkard Bridge on Old Shannon) O‘ Dwyer’s Bridge (Athlunkard Road) in the Abbey River and is a hazard to navigation.

Masters should approach the bridge with due caution.

C.J.Lawn, Inspector of Navigation, 15 Jun 2014

O'Dwyer's-Bridge; © wasserrausch; click to "Webside Wasserrausch: The boat trip in April / May Limerick over Ardnacrusha Power Station"
O’Dwyer’s-Bridge; © wasserrausch