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Welcome to our Expedition Network!

Please note that from 1st April 2015 the expedition notification process for expeditions within Northern Ireland changed.  For full details please visit the Expedition Notification page by clicking here: Northern Ireland notification process


Our contact details are on the right and we would be happy to help you plan and undertake your expedition.

Download our current information pack here.


Download information on Northern Ireland Forestry Service property here.

Latest information:

CROAGHAN (118 308)

There has been a ‘bog slip’ in this area and the waymarked path to the summit of Croaghan is currently closed.  


“While the WaterwaysIreland survey of Carnroe Weir has listed it as being in a critical condition, it is not listed in the unsafe category.  Catastrophic failure is very unlikely.  In this scenario WaterwaysIreland sees no reason why customers cannot continue to use Carnroe Lock for passage of canoes in the area as normal. WaterwaysIreland will continue to assess the weir and will advise if the situation changes. “
The River Bann, including the section from Movanagher Weir to Agivey Bridge can be used for DofE practice and final expeditions with the following conditions:
·        Groups follow the recommended canoe route contained in the WaterwaysIreland canoe trail and follow river signage at all times.
·        Groups and Supervisors liaise with Lock Keepers re river conditions, particularly during periods of heavy precipitation.
Should the river be in spate advice must be sought from WaterwaysIreland and the Lock Keepers regarding the use of all sections of the river.
WaterwaysIreland have also provided campsite facilities at Movanagher Weir which groups are encouraged to use.


If you need any further information on specific areas or conditions please contact the Secretary of the relevant Expedition Network.