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Posted: 07/10/2021

Marine Notice No 75 of 2021 - Shannon Navigation - Diving Operations - Portumna & Ballmacegan Island areas - Monday 11 to Sunday 17 October 2021

Notice Number 75 of 2021

No 75 of 2021

Shannon Navigation

Diving operations – Portumna and Ballymacegan Island Areas

Monday 11 to Sunday 17 October 2021

Waterways Ireland wishes to advise Masters of Vessels on the Shannon Navigation that the Underwater Archaeology Unit of the National Monuments Service will be carrying out diving operations from Monday 11th to Sunday 17th October 2021 in the following locations:

• Portumna: From 500 metres North of Portumna bridge to Lough Derg
• Ballymacegan Island, within the old navigation channel. Ballymacegan Island is 7km north of Portumna bridge.

All vessels are asked to take additional care when underway in these areas. A safety boat will be in attendance and Flag Alpha will be flown during diving operations.

Waterways Ireland thanks its customers for their understanding in relation to this matter.

P Harkin
Inspector of Navigation
07 October 2021

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