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Posted: 22/02/2024


Waterways Ireland proposes to dispose, by public tender, of a number of vessels removed from its navigations.

Sixteen (16) vessels are presently stored by Waterways Ireland at Shannon Harbour, Co Offaly on the Grand Canal.     

All vessels may be inspected (externally only) between 11:00 hrs and 15:00 hrs on Sat 02 March 2024. 

You can download the Tender and relevant documentation from the links below: 

Alternatively contact the Inspectorate office, Waterways Ireland, Harbour Street, Tullamore, Co. Offaly. Phone 057-9325019.

Sealed tenders should reach the Assistant Inspector of Navigation at the above address not later than 12 noon on Friday 15 March 2024. Please note only postal submissions will be accepted.

A condition of sale is that vessels be removed from Waterways Ireland Property once purchased.

Terms and conditions:

  • All items are sold as seen, intended as obsolete items.
  • Lots will be sold to the highest acceptable tender
  • Lots will be sold as individual items and must be tendered as such.
  • Tender documents must be returned to Waterways Ireland before 12 noon on 15 March 2024.
  • Only postal submissions will be accepted.
  • Late tenders will not be accepted.
  • Only Successful tenders will be notified by email from the details supplied.
  • Waterways Ireland will provide a crane to remove vessels from the impound lot to facilitate successful bidders once all successful bidders have paid relevant fees.
  • A small sum will be added to each tender to facilitate the hire of a crane, (approx. €100 - €150)
  • Bidders must provide their suitable transport/trailer to remove vessels from the pound.  

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