March 2018​

This month we welcomed Today FM's Alison Curtis to the Logh Derg Blueway! As well as this we launched the events programme for 2018 with the Five Lamps Festival in Dublin, bid farewell to the Heritage Boat Association at Grand Canal Dock and much more. . . 

The Five Lamps Festival

Dance performers at Lock 1 on the Royal Canal, The Adventure Project take festival goers on the Royal Canal

Updates on the 48M

Terre and Aisling from the Docklands office visiting the 48M in Tullamore

Erne Head Of The River

Chief Executive Dawn Livingstone presents the cup to the winners

The HBA leave Grand Canal Dock

Deputy Lord Mayor Aine Clancy lends a helping hand to the Adventure Project as they collect kayaks from the HBA

Today FM's Alison Curtis 'Heads into the Blue' with an outside broadcast in Killaloe.

Alison Curtis from Today FM on Lough Derg Blueway with Lough Derg Watersports, Alison records her show live from Killaloe, Alison at Wildes Chocolate

Repairs on the Waterways

Ballyheady Recreational Trail

Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys, TD, was present at Ballyconnell National School, along with Cathaoirleach of Cavan County Council, Councillor Paddy McDonald, Cavan County Council Director of Service, Eoin Doyle, and Joe Gillespie, Waterways Ireland, Northern Regional Manager, for the signing of the SLA, and hailed the potential of this ‘world class’ tourism development.

Invasive Species Week 2018

Waterways Ireland undertakes a number of initiatives to stop the spread of invasive species as well as raise awareness of them and how to report them. As part of Invasive Species Week 2018 we worked to highlight these initiatives, some of which can be seen below.

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