Dec 2010 Updates
03 December 2010

 

WI Hours for Lock Keepers and Water Patrollers 2010 contains contact details, working hours for each season and days off for all Lock Keepers and Water Patrollers on the Grand Canal, Barrow Navigation and the Royal Canal.
 
Have you ever wondered what Dublin's Grand Canal docks might look like as a vibrant boat centre and tourist attraction? Take a look at what Bristolians have accomplished Floating harbours in Bristol and Dublin and additional information on the forum.
 
Irene O'Neill, HBA Child Welfare Officer and representative recipients of the "Safety Sam" award received the IWS Community and Social Responsibility award at City Hall, Dublin at the IWS Annual Awards Ceremony on Nov 23rd. See Latest News
A couple of great photos of the dry dock in New Ross have been added to the Irish Waterways History site see IWH Dry Docks. Further to a recent discussion on the forum.
Brian Goggin “presents a slideshow of photos of the journey by water from Killaloe to Limerick, on the lower Shannon, including a passage through the lock at Ardnacrusha. The journey was that of the converted former Grand Canal Company motor-barge 68M” IWH Killaloe Ardnacrusha Limerick.
 
Reminder from your friends at Bird Watch - please feed our wild birds during the bad weather see HC wildlife birds
 
The wide ranging aspects of the Heritage Council can be seen in their latest magazine available on-line here HC Heritage Outlook Winter 2010
 
Members - read EOS SOS
 
Some Budapest photographs are in Member Photos on page 2 of Photo Galleries.
 
Our friends in the Kildare Branch of the IWAI are hosting a Christmas Walk. It will take place on Monday December 27th in Naas and will be led by the Naas Historical Society. Starts at 11am at the KYS Canal Stores in Naas Harbour and will finish at Naas Town Hall. Refreshments afterwards in the Townhouse Hotel, Naas.
 
Last Updated ( 22 December 2010 )