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Friday, May 8, 2015

Forthcoming events

The Waterford Branch holds its AGM at May 11th at the Edmund Rice Heritage Centre, Barrack St Waterford. The  meeting starts at 7.30 pm sharp.
We have invited the environmental reps. who sit on various Local Agenda 21 bodies to attend and identify local environmental issues that need to be addressed.  Please come along. 
We will also have present a representative of the Avon Wildlife Trust who is based in Bristol.  

On Sunday May 24th , Waterford IWT offers a two -hour  sailing trip in Waterford Estuary.   
Grace O'Sullivan operates the  Brian Boru, a 65' ketch rigged, fully licenced sailing vessel, with Tony McLoughlin. She will be our guide for the trip.  The Brian Borus has a spacious deck-house which accommodates all passengers. Grace will tell us about the ecology of this rich and historic body of water.  Maximum number of participants  for this unique experience is twelve.  The trip is being offered at a special IWT rate of €20 for members and €25 for non-members on a first-come basis.   
Please reserve at asap.  The trip starts at 2 pm. 

River Suir walk

This months Sunday walk will take place on 10th May along the river Suir towpath. Meet at the carpark in Kilsheelan at 2.30 p.m.
There are two lengths of walk: 5km and 11.5km
The longer walk will end in Carrick and takes 3 hours. A bus will drop us back to Kilsheelan. The shorter option ends close to the Merck factory and exits by way of the fishermans path where a bus will be waiting to pick up. This option lasts 90 minutes.