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Dun Laoghaire Not out of the game yet?

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A83

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Afloat.ie is reporting rumours of a reinstatement of  a ferry service from Dun Laoghaire.

An article on the 19th November stated:

"Insiders say that they are 'very confident' a ferry service can be reintroduced but for now, the new harbour owners, Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council, are tight-lipped in a statement to Afloat.ie about any plans concerning a ferry or its proposed routing"


Can there be something  happening?.


Steven

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Afloat.ie is reporting rumours of a reinstatement of  a ferry service from Dun Laoghaire.

An article on the 19th November stated:

"Insiders say that they are 'very confident' a ferry service can be reintroduced but for now, the new harbour owners, Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council, are tight-lipped in a statement to Afloat.ie about any plans concerning a ferry or its proposed routing"


Can there be something  happening?.

Itís not a ferry service for a start - itís a small excursion vessel that could potentially call a couple of times a week (I have spoken directly to the man in charge of the venture).  Also worth bearing in mind the single vessel they are currently restoring for services from Liverpool to Llandudno Pier was supposed to enter service this year but this has been pushed back until 2020. 

Unfortunately thereís some somewhat lazy reporting going on!

Edit:  the vessel in question is ENDEAVOUR, a former German ferry from the 60ís that lay abandoned in Liverpool for a decade and became known as the ghost ship!

Hereís a look at the venture.
https://www.dailypost.co.uk/business/business-news/team-transforming-ghost-ship-sail-14330118

Edit 2:  just been informed that this vessels last season was in 1994!!!!!
Last Edit: November 26, 2018, 04:30:23 PM by Steven
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