If you have a new account but are having problems posting or verifying your account, please email us on for help. Thanks :)
Hello all! Please ensure that you are posting a new thread or question in the appropriate forum. The Feedback forum is overwhelmed with questions that are having to be moved elsewhere. If you need help to verify your account contact

Portumna bridge

  • 14-09-2010 11:47pm
    Registered Users Posts: 2,921 ✭✭✭

    Portumna bridge was closed to traffic this evening due to a fault. Anyone know if this has been rectified? Will the bridge be open in the morning?
    I have tried asking Gardai in Loughrea and Nenagh, Portumna Gardai are not answering their phone.


  • Moderators, Recreation & Hobbies Moderators, Sports Moderators Posts: 15,701 Mod ✭✭✭✭Tabnabs

    MARINE NOTICE No. 93 of 2010


    Waterways Ireland wishes to advise all masters and users of the Shannon
    Navigation that technical difficulties are presently preventing the Portumna
    bridge from opening and closing correctly. Corrective action is being taken
    to rectify the problem.

    Any master planning a voyage on this stretch of the navigation should first
    contact the Bridge Keeper on 090-9741011 for the most recent information.

    Any inconvenience that this may cause our customers is regretted.

    Lt Cdr (rtd)
    Inspector of Navigation
    14 Sep 2010
    Tel: 353 90 6494232
    Fax: 353 90 6494147

    Here's the latest