GENERAL MARINE NOTICE
No. 89 of 2023
Public Consultation on the introduction of revised Canals and Shannon Navigation Bye Laws - 19 June to 02 October 2023
Additional public consultation meeting on 21 September 2023 in Mullingar
Waterways Ireland is inviting members of the public and interested parties to have their say on proposed revisions to the Shannon Navigation and Canals bye-laws by making a submission to a public consultation which opened on Monday 19 June 2023.
The consultation covers the Shannon Navigation (including the Shannon-Erne Waterway) and the Royal and Grand canals and the Barrow Line & Navigation. The consultation runs from 19th June to 2nd October 2023.
There are three main ways in which you can learn about the proposed changes and participate in the public consultation.
1) At the additional public meeting where staff will provide information on the revisions. The meeting will take place as follows:
Location Date Time
Mullingar Park Hotel, Dublin Road, Mullingar, Co Westmeath. 21 Sept 6-9pm
2) Visit our Website www.waterwaysireland.org
and download the draft byelaws and the explanatory notes.
3) Visit a public library on the list on our website www.waterwaysireland.org
and review the documents in person.
Feedback is welcome using the link on the website, or you can:
- Email your submission to email@example.com
- Post submission to; Waterways Ireland Inspectorate, Dock Rd, Athlone, Co Westmeath N37 RW26.
Following the public consultation, Waterways Ireland will review the submissions, make any necessary changes to the draft bye laws and submit them to the Minister for approval to proceed.
Details of submissions made to the Public Consultation will be published after the consultation closes.
The closing date for submissions to the public consultation is Monday, 2nd October 2023.
Waterways Ireland thanks its customers for their co-operation in relation to this matter.
Inspector of Navigation
31 August 2023
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