MARINE NOTICE, No 031 of 2018

Map Inland Waterways Ireland  © WI
Map Waterways Ireland © WI


Swim from Lough Allen to Limerick

Waterways Ireland wishes to advise masters and owners of vessels a swim of the River Shannon:

from Lough Allen to Limerick during the period 24 May to 03 June 2018.

The programme for the swim as follows:

Day 1 Thursday May 24th
8am Dowra too Lough Allen 10km
12-4pm break.
4pm lough Allen to Drumshambo 14km

Day 2 May Friday 25th
8am Drumshambo to Leitrim 8.5km
12-4pm break.
4pm Leitrim too Carrick On Shannon. 7km

Day 3 Saturday May 26th
8am Carrick to Jameston 16km
12-4pm break.
4pm Jamestown to Rooskey 14km

Day 4 Sunday May 27th
8am Rooskey too Termonnabarry 12km
Termonnabarry to Lanesbourogh 13km

Day 5 Monday May 28th
8am Lanesbourogh to Athlone 28km

Day 6 Tuesday May 29th
8am Athlone to Clonmac noise 16km
12-4pm break.
4pm Clonmacnoise to Shannonbridge 9km

Day 7 Wenesday May 30th
8am Shannonbridge to Banagher 15km

Day 8 Thursday May 31st
8am Banagher to Victoria Lough 7km –
12-4pm break.
Victoria Lough to Portumna 14km-

Day 9 Friday June 1st–
8am Portumna to Killaloe 37km

Day 10 Saturday June 2nd
8am Killaloe to O’briens bridge 10km

Day 11 Sunday June 3rd-
O’Briens bridge to Limerick 15km


Masters of vessels are advised to navigate with additional caution in the vicinity of the swim as it proceeds southwards.

P Harkin, Inspector of Navigation, 18 May 2018

Cleighran More Lough Allen; from Wasserrausch Website
Cleighran More Lough Allen