Waterways Ireland 2016 Sponsorship Programme open for applications

Taking place annually for the past 10 years the Waterways Ireland Sponsorship Programme has supported angling, canoeing, rowing, sailing and power-sports events; competitions, learning experiences, community, historical and educational events for people with and without disabilities.

Sharon Lavin, Head of Marketing and Communications with Waterways Ireland stated that “The Waterways Ireland sponsorship programme supported over 100 events in 2015 including Angling, Triathlons and many local community events along Ireland’s inland waterways.  Tourism & participation in recreation has a social and economic impact in waterfront communities and we want to see those communities continue to grow”.

Applications are open to anyone intending to run recreational waterway and waterside events in 2015. For an application pack please check out the website www.waterwaysireland.org/pages/sponsorship-programme , email Waterways Ireland sponsorship@waterwaysireland.org, or call +353 (0)71 96 50787. Terms and conditions do apply. The closing date the receipt of completed applications is 16thDecember 2015 at 3pm.

Waterways Ireland is the Recreation and Navigation Authority for the Barrow Navigation, Erne System, Grand Canal, Lower Bann Navigation, Royal Canal, Shannon-Erne Waterway and the Shannon Navigation.

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