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Brittany Ferries to resume mid-week Cork – Roscoff service
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Brittany Ferries to resume mid-week Cork – Roscoff service

Brittany Ferries announced yesterday that for 2021 in addition to the Pont Aven long standing 4pm Saturday Cork to Roscoff sailing there will be an extra sailing on the route in 2021. Starting Wednesday 24th March until Wednesday 27th October Amorique will sail from Cork to Roscoff on Wednesdays departing at 16:00 and arriving in Roscoff at 08:00 Thursday. Fore more details, please see BrittanyFerries.ie

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16 Jul 2020
Irish Ferries cancels new Dublin – Holyhead ferry
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Irish Ferries cancels new Dublin – Holyhead ferry

Irish Continental Group, the parent company of Irish Ferries, has terminated the contract with Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) for a new ferry for Irish Ferries Dublin – Holyhead route. The termination follows the shipyard (which last year delivered the WB Yeats) applying for voluntary insolvency earlier this year, which according to some German media reports, was a move to get out of the ICG order, which was...

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14 Jun 2020
Irish Ferries, Stena Line and Brittany Ferries to receive public service obligation support
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Irish Ferries, Stena Line and Brittany Ferries to receive public service obligation support

The Irish Government is setting aside €15m to ensure the continued operation of five ferry routes from Dublin and Rosslare for a minimum of three months.  The move follows a request for help from ferry companies who have seen numbers collapsing on their Irish routes since the start of the Covid-19 crisis.  Routes to be protected under “public service obligation” designation are Rosslare-Cherbourg, Rosslare-Bilbao, Rosslare-Pembroke,...

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07 Apr 2020
Coronavirus (COVID-19) disruption
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) disruption

Below is the latest information we have regarding changes to sailings by various carries as a result of Coronavirus (COVID-19). This information is for guidance only. If you are concerned about any upsailing, we suggest you contact the ferry company you are booked to travel with. All persons arriving in Ireland are expected to complete a passenger locator form (English/Gaeilge) on arrival into the state,...

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17 Mar 2020
Stena Astrid enters service
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Stena Astrid enters service

Stena Line’s newest ferry began sailing the Dublin to Holyhead route on the Irish Sea on January 13th, making her maiden sailing from Hollyhead to Dublin while Storm Brendan battered the Irish Sea.

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15 Jan 2020
Brexit travel advice
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Brexit travel advice

While Irish Ferries Enthusiasts is unable to provide travel advice, we have complied the below in the event the UK leaves the EU and the Common Travel Area. If you have any questions or concerns, we suggest you contact the ferry operator you plan to travel with. Passports and Identification – Ireland / Britain routes: If the UK leaves the EU with no deal, the Common...

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03 Oct 2019
Irish Ferries Hull 777
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Irish Ferries Hull 777

Irish Ferries have ordered a new vessel for their Dublin – Holdyhead route, for delivery mid 2020. More details here.

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03 Oct 2019
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