MARINE NOTICE No. 46 of 2012
- SHANNON NAVIGATION
- LOUGH KEY FOREST PARK
MOORING CLOSURES AND NAVIGATION RESTRICTIONS ADVANCE NOTICE – 2nd July to 13th July 2012
Waterways Ireland wishes to advise masters and users of the Shannon Navigation of mooring closures and navigation restrictions in Lough Key from Monday 2nd to Friday 13th July 2012.
Please note that Lough Key Forest Park including amenities, activities and moorings will be closed to all visitors during this time to facilitate an international camp hosted by the Irish Girl Guides and in the interest of marine safety.
1) Drummans Island moorings
2) Fixed concrete moorings adjacent to the tree walk
3) New floating moorings at the park building
4pm Monday 2nd July to 9am Friday 13th July 2012
Navigation restrictions will also be in place throughout the closure with an exclusion zone for all craft extending into the bay adjacent to the forest park. See area hatched in red below. No craft will be permitted to enter the exclusion zone which starts at the navigation point between Drummans Island and Orchard Island on Lough Key and will extend to the south and into the park bay.