No 13 of 2019
NEWCOMEN BRIDGE LIFT DATES 2019
Waterways Ireland wishes to advise that the provisional schedule of bridge lift dates 2019 for Newcomen Bridge, Royal Canal, Dublin is as follows:
Thursday 25th April 11am-1pm
Sunday 5th May 9am-1pm
Saturday 1st June 9am-1pm
Tuesday 25th June 11am-1pm
Thursday 25th July 11am-1pm
Thursday 22nd August 11am-1pm
Tuesday 8th October 11am-1pm
1. Arrangements have been made for Iarnród Éireann to open the bridge on the above dates / times, if there is demand.
2. Waterways Ireland Eastern Regional Office (Tel: +353(0)1 868 0148 or firstname.lastname@example.org
) require 2 weeks’ notice from boaters for use of these lifts. Should there not be a demand (min 2 boats) for a particular date, Iarnród Éireann will be notified by WI that the scheduled lift is cancelled.
3. A maximum number of boats passing will be implemented to keep to the times given above for the planned lifts (16 for the Sat / Sun lifts & 8 for the weekday lifts). Priority will be given on a first come first served basis.
4. On day of lift, boaters and passengers must follow guidance from Waterways Ireland staff about sequence of passage under bridge & through Lock 1, and must remain within signed and designated areas.
Inspector of Navigation
19 Feb 2019
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