Installation of a dam upstream and downstream of the canal wall, dewatering,
electro-fishing and de-stock by Inland Fisheries Ireland. Demolition of the canal
wall, retention of the masonry for reuse, and salvage of any collapsed masonry
from the canal. Excavation of the towpath, construction of the reinforced concrete
retaining wall, backfilling, and minor pavement works. Stone facing of the
retaining wall and resetting displaced coping stones.