MARINE NOTICE, No.118 of 2017
Waterways Ireland wishes to advise all Masters and Users of the Erne Navigation System that a fireworks display will take place at Castle Island, Enniskillen on:
Tuesday 31st October 2017 between 20:00hrs and 20:30hrs.
Boat Masters should also be aware of an event called Light Up the Lough which will take place prior to the Fireworks display on Halloween night Tuesday 31st Oct at 18:30hrs. The event is a flotilla of lit up vessels from Erne Paddlers, Row the Erne and Erne Boat Hire Ltd. The boats will be dressed in lights and will circle around Castle Island from 18:30hrs to 19.30hrs. Passing vessels must keep wash to a minimum and stay clear of this activity.
Masters of vessels are advised that there will be no mooring permitted at Waterways Ireland Head Office moorings nor at the Henry Street Public Jetties on the day of the event in the interest of public safety.
Navigation in the vicinity of Castle Island is also prohibited for the duration of the event. Alternative moorings are available at the Forum and Regal Pass jetties with easy access to event vantage points.
Instructions from safety vessels must be adhered to at all times.
Further information may be had from the Lough Erne Manager/Warden at Waterways Ireland Head Office @ 00 44 48 66322836.
Shane Anderson, Assistant Inspector of Navigation, 25 Oct 2017