Shannon traffic figures May 2012

Amended to add linear trendlines to the graphs.

Passages recorded at each location in May

Portumna Bridge      635
Victoria Lock             618
Athlone Lock              771
Tarmonbarry Lock 433
Clondra Lock                91
Roosky Lock              622
Albert Lock                826
Clarendon Lock        692
Battlebridge                 74
Drumleague                 70
Drumshanbo Lock    54
Pollboy Lock            237
Sarsfield Lock             14

Total                  5137

Figures courtesy of Waterways Ireland.

Total passages for first five months of the year

2002 14630
2003 14840
2004 13993
2005 12693
2006 12184
2007 14013
2008 12273
2009 11407
2010   9800
2011    9103
2012    9189

Derived from WI data.

Charts with trendlines

The decline continues.

3 responses to “Shannon traffic figures May 2012

  1. as a matter of interest, is this trend a result of people going coastal, or what?
    mickb

  2. or more probably the Celtic tiger as figures fall from 2007 ?

  3. I suspect that’s it. bjg

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