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Explore our rivers, canals and lakes

Boat, walk, run, cycle, paddle, and fish on inland waterways.

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  • There's a lot to explore

    We manage almost 1,100 km of navigation channels.

  • Moor your boat

    We have 214 boat moorings available to the public.

  • Our lock keepers are busy

    We use 176 locks to enable navigation throughout the waterways

  • Cross to the other side

    We manage 348 bridges around Ireland.

  • We all benefit from waterways

    Over 90% of adults participate in outdoor recreation, to which we are a significant contributor. 

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From bye-laws and mooring regulations, to locks, bridges, slipways and entry-points, find all the information you need to plan your trip.

Our climate action plan

See the roadmap for our climate action ambitions.

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Climate Action Plan

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View our draft proposals online and comment by email or in person.

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