Posted: 23/03/2018

Shannon-Erne Waterway Opening Hours 2018

boat in lock on the Shannon-Erne Waterway

Waterways Ireland have announced revised opening hours for the locks on the Shannon-Erne Waterway. The changes apply 7 days a week. The changes in operating hours will be seen in the early and late shoulder seasons only.

 29-March -16 May           9am-6pm

17th May - 12th Sept         9am-8pm

12th Sept -31 Oct           9am-6pm (tbc)


The revised operating hours in the early and late season reflects usage pattern recorded by Waterways Ireland.

Throughout the season a minimum of two water patrollers will be working along the Waterway to ensure that customer services can be provided as swiftly as possible.

Winter hours will be advised towards the end of the season.

For more information contact the SEW Operations Team in Carrick 071 9650642.

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