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ESB archives

On Friday 13 October 2017 at 3.00pm, Deirdre McParland will speak at the Royal Irish Academy, Dawson Street, Dublin 2, about the ESB archives, whereof she is senior archivist. 74 more words

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Brexit and imported boats

Several people in Ireland have imported secondhand boats from Foreign Parts, often from the Netherlands or the United Kingdom. After Brexit, importation of a boat from the UK is likely to become more difficult. 856 more words

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Waterways Ireland archive open day

Waterways Ireland Archive Open Day – for EHOD 2017

Waterways Ireland Headquarters will be open for guided tours of the Archive and the building. Housing a collection of original engineering drawings, maps and toll books from the 1800’s the Archive offers a unique insight into Ireland’s industrial past. 112 more words

Ireland

Cycling the Shannon Estuary

Limerick Leader story here.

I have found nothing relevant in the British Newspaper Archive between 1 January 1900 and 31 December 1910, but I may have used the wrong search terms.

Extant Waterways

Lough Corrib navigation marks

There are some interesting comments about Lough Corrib’s navigation marking system in this report by the Marine Casualty Investigation Board.

Ireland

Mineral Oil Tax

Here is a list showing the number of returns for Mineral Oil Tax, the number of litres declared and the tax paid. Everyone in Ireland who owns a diesel-powered boat, and fuels it with green diesel, should be making a return; clearly very few are, and I suspect most of the litres (and the money) come from the hire firms. 80 more words

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