Irish Ferries cancels new Dublin – Holyhead ferry News

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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Irish Ferries, Stena Line and Brittany Ferries to receive public service obligation support News

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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Coronavirus (COVID-19) disruption News

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. Irish Ferries All sailings currently scheduled to operate as planned. Details regarding amending or cancelling an existing booking are...

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Stena Astrid enters service News

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.

Brexit travel advice News

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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Irish Ferries Hull 777 News

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