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 107 of 2014

Lough-Key-Navigation; © esri; click to Arcgis Map "Lough-Key-Navigation"
Lough-Key; © esri

MARINE NOTICE, No 107 of 2014


Lough Key

Triathlon – Swimming Event

Waterways Ireland wishes to advise masters that the swimming element of the Lough Key Triathlon event will take place in the vicinity of Castle Island and the Forest Park recreational facilities in Lough Key on Sun 7th Sep from 0900 hrs until 1200 hrs.
Masters of vessels are requested to note the advice of marshals when passing near the swimming course and to proceed at slow speed and with minimum wash.

Charles Lawn, Inspector of Navigation, 12 Aug 2014

Lough Key; © Captain’s Handbook
Lough Key; © Captain’s Handbook