Water Based Events, 5 and 6 Jun 2017
Waterways Ireland wishes to advise masters and owners of vessels that following events will take place in the vicinity of Carrick-on-Shannon Town Bridge as part of the Carrick Carnival Sun 4th and Mon 5th Jun.
On Sun 4thJune a fireworks display will be held between 2300hrs and 2359hrs. The pyrotechnics will be fired from Murrays Bay and masters are requested to observe the exclusion zone which will be patrolled by safety craft and to obey any instructions given by event marshals.
On Mon 5th June a raft race will take place, commencing from the floating moorings south of the bridge, through the navigation arch and finish in the Boat Club Bay, between 1730 and 1800hrs.
Masters are requested to proceed at slow speed and with minimum wash when approaching this section of the river and heed any instructions issued by the event marshals.
Waterways Ireland thanks its customers for their cooperation in this matter.
C.J.Lawn, Inspector of Navigation, 2 Jun 2017