Posted: 22/08/2019

Marine Notice 90 of 2019 - Shannon Navigation - Athlone - Athlone River Festival

Notice Number 90 of 2019


No. 90 of 2019

Shannon Navigation


Athlone River Festival

Waterways Ireland wishes to advise masters and owners that the above festival will take place on Saturday 31st August and Sunday 1st September 2019.

An IWAI motor cruiser flotilla sail past will take place at 1500hrs on Sat 31st August 2019 between West Quay, lock and Railway Bridge.

A GAA raft challenge will take place at 1800hrs on Sat 31st August 2019 in the vicinity of the town bridge.

Various water based activities will take place between the Railway Bridge and the Town Bridge on Sun 1st September from 1000hrs until 1800hrs.

Masters are requested to take heed of advice and directions from safety craft monitoring the event and to proceed at slow speed and with minimum wash while passing through the area as low freeboard craft will be participating in it and swimmers may be in the water.

Waterways Ireland thanks its customers for their cooperation.

P Harkin
Inspector of Navigation
22 August 2019

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