Sarsfield's Lock Limerick Opening Times Aug
Notice Number 74 of 2017
Waterways Ireland wishes advise masters and owners of vessels of the current schedule. The lock keeper can be contacted at the following number 087-7972998 only during the hours of operation as shown below.
Fri 4th AUGUST 2pm -------- 5pm
Fri 11th AUGUST 10am------- 1pm
Fri 18th AUGUST 1pm--------- 4pm
Fri 25th AUGUST 10am------- 1pm
Masters are advised to contact the ESB Ardnacrusha hydroelectric power station (00353 (0)87 9970131) 48 hours in advance of commencing their journey to book passage through the locks at Ardnacrusha.
It is advised NOT to undertake a voyage if more than one turbine is operating (20MW), due to the increased velocity of flow in the navigation channel, which can be dangerous. To ascertain automatically in real time how many turbines are running, users can phone 00353 (0)87 6477229.
Inspector of Navigation
28 Jul 2017
Tel: 353 90 6494232