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#Irish Ferries

# irish-ferries - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

Crew member of ferry missing after overnight search in Irish Sea

The search is being overseen by the HM Coastguard in Holyhead in Wales, but the Irish Coast Guard is providing assistance.

# irish-ferries - Friday 10 April, 2020

'Valley of the squinting windows': Taoiseach disputes claims of holidaymakers arriving in Ireland for Easter weekend

Varadkar says the number arriving on flights and ferries is “very minimal”.

# irish-ferries - Monday 4 March, 2019

Irish Ferries to fight order to compensate passengers whose France-Ireland trips were cancelled

The National Transport Authority found that the company breached EU regulations concerning the rights of passengers travelling by sea.

# irish-ferries - Monday 28 January, 2019

Irish Ferries to take NTA to court after being ordered to pay compensation over cancellations

The National Transport Authority issued the notices today ordering Irish Ferries to pay compensation.

# irish-ferries - Thursday 20 December, 2018

€144 million WB Yeats cruise ferry sails into Dublin Port Cruising This post contains videos

€144 million WB Yeats cruise ferry sails into Dublin Port

The new ferry can hold 1800 passengers and will see passages to Holyhead in Wales and Cherbourg in France.

# irish-ferries - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

'I'm going to ask them to reverse it': Ross 'deeply regrets' Irish Ferries' Rosslare-France announcement

Irish Ferries yesterday said it is “unlikely” to have a ferry service between Rosslare and France in 2019.

# irish-ferries - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

Irish Ferries 'unlikely' to have Rosslare-France service next year

The transport service is recommending people travel from Dublin instead.

Thousands of homes across the country without power following strong overnight winds

ESB says it is currently working to repair all faults on its network.

# irish-ferries - Friday 30 November, 2018

Attempt to 'run ahead of' 154km/h storm caused 'worst ever' Irish Ferries crossing from France

Ten passengers and two crew members were injured when the MV Epsilon was caught up in Storm Imogen.

# irish-ferries - Saturday 22 September, 2018

Ferry worker who lost 'sense of pride' after 40 years in industry awarded €80k in discrimination case

Awarding any less than €80,000 “would not operate as an adequate deterrent”, an adjudicator ruled.

# irish-ferries - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Irish Ferries cancels some Dublin-Holyhead sailings until next week due to technical fault

All passengers affected will be accommodated on an alternative ship or sailing, the company said.

# irish-ferries - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Irish Ferries helplines to reopen amid cancelled bookings chaos

Up to 19,000 customers have been affected by the cancellation of all sailings by the ferry WB Yeats for this summer.

# irish-ferries - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Irish Ferries cancels 6,000 summer bookings as new ship is delayed again

Irish Ferries was previously forced to cancel July sailings for the W.B. Yeats.

# irish-ferries - Monday 23 April, 2018

'Our holiday is ruined': Anger after Irish Ferries sends cancellation emails on Friday evening

The cancellations will affect thousands of customers this July.

# irish-ferries - Sunday 8 October, 2017

WB Yeats chosen as name for new €144 million Irish cruise ferry

“It is a name that will convey a sense of magnificence,” said Irish Ferries managing director Andrew Sheen.

# irish-ferries - Saturday 24 December, 2016

Baby it's windy outside: ferry services cancelled as motorists warned over debris

A swan took advantage of the festive season by taking a wander down Dublin’s north quays this morning.

# irish-ferries - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Some ferries cancelled tomorrow as Storm Barbara gets ready to roll in

Meanwhile, the Road Safety Authority has asked people to exercise caution while using roads.

# irish-ferries - Friday 2 December, 2016

Body found during Welsh-Irish search for woman who went missing from ferry

A woman was reported missing to gardaí this morning after an Irish ferry docked in Rosslare.

# irish-ferries - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

A three-year-old girl and four other people have been found inside a shipping container in Wexford

The migrants were found inside a unaccompanied container from Cherbourg on the Irish Ferries Oscar Wilde ship.

# irish-ferries - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

Irish Ferries is splashing out on a new €144m ferry

The Irish Continental Group says the ship will be built by May 2018.

# irish-ferries - Monday 4 April, 2016

6 reasons to choose Wales as your next getaway

Croeso i Gymru. (That’s “welcome to Wales” to you and me.)

# irish-ferries - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

Five men detained after jumping out of trailer at Dublin Port

The five men are believed to be illegal immigrants from Afghanistan.

# irish-ferries - Thursday 11 February, 2016

PHOTOS: Irish ferry badly damaged after sailing into Storm Imogen Epsilon This post contains images

PHOTOS: Irish ferry badly damaged after sailing into Storm Imogen

One observer said it was most likely the “worst ever” crossing from France and it was “lucky the ship was not lost”.

# irish-ferries - Thursday 25 June, 2015

'When a heart is broken it never heals': Widow tells of pain as Irish Ferries fined over death

Irish Ferries was fined €125,000 in court today.

# irish-ferries - Monday 17 November, 2014

Irish Ferries is sailing along smoothly after a buoyant summer

More passengers, more cars and more trucks means more money for Irish Continental.

# irish-ferries - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Repairs expert on way after passengers spend two nights on broken-down ferry

A fault with the ferry’s radar led to the issue – some passengers remained on board the ferry.

# irish-ferries - Monday 23 December, 2013

Travel warnings issued, ferries cancelled as ‘vigorous’ storm set to pass overnight

Gusts of up to 130km are forecast, as the severe weather system passes to the northwest of the country.

# irish-ferries - Sunday 22 December, 2013

About 9,500 homes lost power as wild weather wreaks havoc on Christmas plans

Irish Ferries has cancelled its swift sailings today and tomorrow.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Just three more sleeps ’til Santa. First though, here’s everything you need to know this morning before you complete your Christmas to-do list.

# irish-ferries - Saturday 21 December, 2013

Wild weather knocks out power, leads to ferries being cancelled

Crews have now restored the power that was disturbed by lightning strikes this morning.

# irish-ferries - Friday 22 March, 2013

Flights and ferry crossings impacted by bad weather

The runway at George Best Belfast City Airport is currently closed, while Irish Ferries have had to cancel their Jonathan Swift fast craft sailings.

# irish-ferries - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

The Evening Fix… now with added missing engagement ring

Here are all the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Passengers disembark ferry as injured crewman hospitalised

Passengers who do not have accommodation are now being looked after by the French Red Cross.

# irish-ferries - Saturday 27 October, 2012

Sailings resume after Rosslare ferry incident

Ferry services have resumed following an incident in which two ferries collided off Rosslare Harbour yesterday.

# irish-ferries - Friday 26 October, 2012

Ferry passengers left at sea after minor collision in Rosslare

A Stena Line ferry coming from Fishguard collided with an Irish Ferries craft during heavy winds this evening.