Monica McWilliams to open Scariff Harbour Festival

The 25th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement will be fittingly marked when agreement signatory, Monica McWilliams and co-founder of the Northern Ireland Women’s...

Water regulations checkpoint held in East Clare

A number of offences were detected by Gardaí undertaking a checkpoint in East Clare this week. Gardaí were involved in the multi-agency operation in Ballina/Killaloe...

Emigration Stories and Genealogical Sessions at Scariff festival

Emigration stories from East Clare parishes to the United States will be the focus of a talk at Waterways Ireland Building in Scariff on Bank Holiday Saturday & Sunday (July 30th and 31st) during the local Harbour Festival.

Alliance Party MLA to open Scariff Harbour Festival

A significant change in political allegiance followed the huge electoral success of the Alliance Party in Northern Ireland last May. In the heartland of unionism, Stewart Dickson returned two seats for the Alliance Party in East Antrim for the first time with his running mate Danny Donnelly.

Plan to transform tourism in Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands

A major new plan to develop the tourism potential of the Shannon region will be launched today. The Shannon Tourism Masterplan is the first dedicated plan undertaken on...

Event to draw 1500 adventure racers to Lough Derg

For the first time, Quest Adventure Series will take place on the banks of Lough Derg on Saturday 14th September 2019.

Scariff Harbour Festival a resounding success

A huge crowd took to the streets of Scariff for the 16th Waterways Ireland Scariff Harbour Festival over the Bank Holiday week-end.

Scariff getting ready for 16th Harbour Festival

The final touches are being made to a most impressive, varied and entertaining line-up of events being announced as part of the 16th Scariff Harbour Festival programme.

Facilities upgrade for Dromaan Harbour

New canoe facilities and services blocks have been provided at Dromaan Harbour, County Clare, as part of a regional initiative aimed at promoting water-based activities on Ireland’s third largest lake.