Limerick Revised Opening Times for Sarsfield Lock
Notice Number 78 of 2017
Waterways Ireland wishes advise masters and owners of vessels that Marine Notice No 74 is withdrawn and replaced by this Notice, with a revised schedule.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
Tue 15th AUGUST 10am---------1pm
Fri 18th AUGUST 1pm--------- 4pm
Tue 29th 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
2 Aug 2017
Tel: 353 90 6494232