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
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...
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,...
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,...
The Brittany Ferries freight orientated Cork to Santander route has been replaced by a route from Rosslare to Bilbao, following consultation with hauliers.
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.
The latest addition to Stena Line's Irish Sea fleet, Stena Estrid, has completed her sea trials in China's Yellow Sea.
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...
Brittany Ferries are to replace the Connemara with the AF Michela, she is currently being refitted in Croatia, more details here.
Irish Ferries have ordered a new vessel for their Dublin – Holdyhead route, for delivery mid 2020. More details here.