MARINE NOTICE, No 025 of 2017

O'Briens Bridge; © esri; click picture to "Argis-Map"
O’Briens Bridge; © esri

MARINE NOTICE, No. 25 of 2017


O’Brien’s Bridge

Triathlon/ Open Water Swimming Training Course

Waterways Ireland wishes to advise masters of all craft that a swim training course will be set out upstream of OBriensbridge, Co Clare/Co Limerick . It will be in place until the end of September and will be marked by orange and white floating buoys.

Swimmers on the course will be wearing high visibility swim hats and also utilise a number of floating orange personal floats.

Training will take place:
18:30-20:00hrs on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings
08:00-10:00hrs Wednesday and Thursday mornings.
09:00-11:00hrs Saturday and Sunday mornings

Masters of all craft (including motor boats/fishing boats and rowing boats) are requested to navigate at slow speed and with a low wash when passing the area, and to exercise due care when swimmers are in the water.

Further information may be had from :
Tom Moriarty Chairperson Limerick Triathlon Club

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

C.J.Lawn, Inspector of Navigation, 10 May 2017

O'Brien's Bridge  © CHB
O’Brien’s Bridge © CHB

MARINE NOTICE 086 of 2014

   Lanesborough; © Google Maps; click picture to "Google Maps Lanesborough"
Lanesborough; © Google Maps;

MARINE NOTICE, No 86 of 2014



Open Water Swimming Race

Waterways Ireland wishes to advise masters and owners that an open water swimming race will take place from the Bord na Mona railway bridge, approximately 3km upstream of Lanesborough, to Lanesborough bridge on Mon 4th Aug 2014,  commencing at 1330hrs and finishing at 1630hrs.
Masters are requested to proceed at slow speed and with minimum wash when passing this stretch of the navigation and note any advice given by race stewards and safety boat crew associated with the event.
Waterways Ireland thanks its customers for their cooperation in this matter.

C.J.Lawn, Inspector of Navigation, 17 Jul 2014