Fermoy Regatta Committee have had no option but to officially cancel their upcoming annual regatta, due to a number of factors involved in creating a safe course for competitors. Every avenue has been, exhaustively and painstakingly, explored over the last 6 months, to find a solution to temporarily repair the damage to the breaches in the Weir, that are causing the lowest water levels, on the regatta course, in living memory. The photograph below shows the unprecedented water levels, exactly where a pontoon was located, last year, for crews launching their boats onto the river.
With water levels predicted to fall further, …read more
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