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Description: Department of Transport - An Roinn Iompair    

 Marine Notice No. 14 of 2016


Notice to all Shipowners, Fishing Vessel Owners, Agents, Shipmasters, Skippers, Fishermen, Yachtsmen and Seafarers


Air Defence Shoot – Gormanston Air Defence Range, Co. Meath.


The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport has been advised by the Defence Forces that they will conduct an Air Defence Shoot at Gormanston Ranges on the following dates;


Range active:


7th and 8th April 2016


Time:  10:00 to 12:00 Hours


The danger area comprises the lands of Gormanston Aerodrome and the Air and Sea areas contained within a radius of 3 nautical miles centred on Gormanston Aerodrome, with an additional area contained within a segment centred on Gormanston Aerodrome and bearing of 015º degrees true, through Mosney Railway Station and 106º degrees true, through Gormanston Railway Station seawards for a distance of 10 nautical miles. For the periods whilst the Range is active, the sea zone within the danger area is excluded to all vessels.


A Naval Service patrol vessel will enforce the exclusion zone. The exclusion zone ‘D1’ is indicated on UKHO Chart No. 44.


All vessels are advised that they are required to remain outside of the exclusion zone whilst the Range is active.


All vessels in the area are recommended to carefully monitor the Radio Navigation Warnings that will be broadcast during the firing period.


Irish Maritime Administration,

Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport,

Leeson Lane, Dublin 2, Ireland, D02 TR60.



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