HL Deb 29 June 2004 vol 663 c12WA
Lord Laird

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether Waterways Ireland has started any new project in the past 18 months. [HL2889]

Baroness Amos:

The projects started by Waterways Ireland since January 2003 are:

Northern Region

  1. 1. Lower Bann Navigation Four landing jetties were installed at Christie Park, Coleraine, The Cutts, Coleraine, Carnroe, and Portna.
  2. 2. Shannon-Erne Waterway Access works at Mullanwary, Co Leitrim.

Eastern Region

  1. 1. Ringsend Basin Moorings, Dublin.
  2. 2. Small landing jetty projects commenced along the Royal and Grand Canals and including the Barrow Line and the Barrow Navigation at 18 locations in 2003 and five in 2004. A number of small landing jetties were commenced along the Royal Canal and Grand.
  3. 3. Restoration of a 1,500 metre stretch of Begnagh Bog Embankment on the Royal Canal between Ballydrum Bridge and Begnagh Bridge, Co Longford as part of the ongoing restoration of the Royal Canal.
  4. 4. Restoration of Bagenalstown lifting bridge, Barrow Navigation, Co Carlow.

Western Region—Shannon Navigation

  1. 1. Landing jetties were installed at Coosan Point, Co Westmeath and below Roosky Lock, Co Leitrim.
  2. 2. Construction of a land bridge and installation of fixed and floating breakwaters at Cleighranmore, Co Leitrim.
  3. 3. Scarriff Harbour extension, Co Clare.