Liffey Releases

This information relates to releases from Leixlip Dam and Golden Falls.

Flows are estimates and may vary at any time due to ESB operations. Other factors such as recent rainfall may add to the amount of water in the river.

Requests for releases for official races & competitions should be sent to the Canoeing Ireland Office at least two weeks prior to the event taking place.

Conversion from Megawatts to Cumecs

M3/Sec (Cumecs) Mws (Megawatts)
4 – 6 0.75
7 – 8 1.00
14 – 16 2.00
20 2.50
21 – 24 3.00
28 – 32 4.00

If you want to see what the releases are on any of the ESB networks, please click here.

If you want to see what the releases are on the River Liffey, please click here.