Shannon Superhighway

1.5.

THE OFFALY CANAL

Shannon Navigation and Flood Relief Canal

The 4 kilometer Offaly Canal by-passes Meelick weir and follows the route of the old Clonahenogue Canal. It is designed for both River Shannon flood relief and Navigation for ships to EU Waterways Class Va Standard.

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Offaly Canal Route Plan
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Offaly Canal Plan 1
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Offaly Canal Plan 2

Illustrations

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Ineffective weir at Meelick
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Victoria Lock as existing
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Offaly Canal from Victoria Lock
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Banagher Park Landing
© Ross Eccles - Infrastructural Concept Designer, Artist, Architect