​​Research led by Waterways Ireland

Since inception, Waterways Ireland has undertaken research alone and in conjunction with partners on topics including 



​​Cover of Waterways User Research Report 2014

Survey of Waterway Users 2014​

Cover Image of the Feasibility Study

​Feasibility Study into the Restoration of the Longford Branch of the Royal Canal

Appendix A

Appendix B

Appendix C part 1

Appendix C part 2

Appendix C part 3

Appendix D​

Heritage Surveys

Heritage Surveys NEW

Product Audits and Product Development Studies for the Waterway Corridors

Product Audits and Product Development Studies for the Waterway Corridor ​​

Survey of Waterway Users 2004

Survey of Waterway Users 2004 ​

Survey of Waterway Users 2010

​​Survey of Waterway Users 2010

Economic contribution of Private Boat Owners

Economic Contribution of Private Boats Owners 

A Guide to developing small vessel trails in Ireland

A Guide to Planning and Developing Small Vessel Water Trails in Ireland​ 

​​Cover photo for Value of Ireland's Inland Waterways Report

Valuing Ireland's Rural and Urban Inland Waterways 2016

​All reports are available to the public and can be downloaded. Where they are too large, they can be copied on to a CD and posted to the researcher. 

Contribution to the research of others:

Waterways Ireland regularly provides staff across a range of disciplines to respond to the research requests of other organisations and individuals. Please direct enquiries to the Marketing & Communications Division by email to info@waterwaysireland.org​


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