Very large numbers of new readers have visited this site in recent days and have read my posts about the draft WI canals byelaws. I am grateful to them and even more grateful to those who took the trouble to comment.
I have spent pretty well the whole week on this, between reading the legislation and draft byelaws, writing up posts and responding to comments. I have fallen behind with other work, and accordingly I need to turn my attention to other issues.
I have invited one person to write a guest post on an aspect of the byelaws issue that I think is important, but that apart I won’t be adding new material on the subject for some time. Furthermore, later this evening I will close the existing posts to comments. Those posts, latest first, are:
Draft canals byelaws: comments on what I sent to WI as my contribution to the consultation process
Bang em’ up? Alas, no more on the enforcement mechanisms
Pull the plug: drain the canals on WI’s financial situation. I hope it is clear that I don’t really want to see them drained, but that I do think action is needed
Asleep at the wheel on why the production of new draft byelaws should not have come as a surprise.
The posts themselves and the existing comments will remain visible.
I hope that readers have found the discussion and information useful — even those who didn’t agree with my views.
My next substantial post will be on the Dublin & Kingstown Canal.
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