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#Irish Ferries

# irish-ferries - Last year 2021

Rosslare Europort had one of the busiest days in its history this month - thanks to Brexit
# Trade Winds
# Trade Winds

Rosslare Europort had one of the busiest days in its history this month - thanks to Brexit

Nov 28th 2021, 12:05 AM 57,531 Views 27 Comments
  • The volume of cargo going through the Wexford port has ballooned by 55% this year
  • A big increase in direct trade with Europe is driving the change, writes Ian Curran
  • Irish businesses are finding new customers and new suppliers in Europe as an alternative to Britain

# irish-ferries - All time

Crew member of ferry missing after overnight search in Irish Sea
# WB Yeats
# WB Yeats

Crew member of ferry missing after overnight search in Irish Sea

Oct 6th 2020, 10:07 AM 137,706 Views 11 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 10th 2020, 6:41 PM 194,854 Views 183 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 4th 2019, 7:46 PM 21,873 Views 26 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 28th 2019, 6:48 PM 20,043 Views 23 Comments

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

€144 million WB Yeats cruise ferry sails into Dublin Port
# Cruising
# Cruising

€144 million WB Yeats cruise ferry sails into Dublin Port

Dec 20th 2018, 2:29 PM 30,635 Views 22 Comments

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

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

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

Updated Dec 19th 2018, 2:35 PM 35,932 Views 78 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 18th 2018, 5:41 PM 32,754 Views 66 Comments

The transport service is recommending people travel from Dublin instead.

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

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

Dec 18th 2018, 7:25 AM 18,143 Views 15 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 30th 2018, 10:27 AM 63,072 Views 40 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 22nd 2018, 7:15 AM 58,044 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 26th 2018, 7:42 PM 13,940 Views 21 Comments

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

Irish Ferries helplines to reopen amid cancelled bookings chaos
# Irish Ferries
# Irish Ferries

Irish Ferries helplines to reopen amid cancelled bookings chaos

Jun 13th 2018, 7:24 AM 12,672 Views 15 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 12th 2018, 3:11 PM 25,495 Views 75 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 23rd 2018, 7:46 AM 49,201 Views 52 Comments

The cancellations will affect thousands of customers this July.

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

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

Oct 8th 2017, 6:00 AM 20,714 Views 39 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 24th 2016, 8:02 AM 15,122 Views 8 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 22nd 2016, 8:04 AM 16,316 Views 11 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 2nd 2016, 2:00 PM 27,357 Views 5 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 18th 2016, 12:04 PM 27,430 Views 118 Comments

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

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

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

May 31st 2016, 8:33 AM 26,486 Views 52 Comments

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

6 reasons to choose Wales as your next getaway
# Sponsored By Irish Ferries
# Sponsored By Irish Ferries

6 reasons to choose Wales as your next getaway

Apr 4th 2016, 12:19 PM 10,985 Views 30 Comments

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

Five men detained after jumping out of trailer at Dublin Port
# Irish Ferries
# Irish Ferries

Five men detained after jumping out of trailer at Dublin Port

Feb 16th 2016, 9:56 AM 28,107 Views 86 Comments

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

PHOTOS: Irish ferry badly damaged after sailing into Storm Imogen
# Epsilon
# Epsilon

PHOTOS: Irish ferry badly damaged after sailing into Storm Imogen

Feb 11th 2016, 8:03 AM 117,958 Views 66 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 25th 2015, 7:30 PM 20,174 Views 4 Comments

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

Irish Ferries is sailing along smoothly after a buoyant summer
# All Aboard!
# All Aboard!

Irish Ferries is sailing along smoothly after a buoyant summer

Nov 17th 2014, 10:08 AM 7,223 Views 19 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 24th 2014, 7:57 AM 15,599 Views 8 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 23rd 2013, 10:46 PM 59,491 Views 64 Comments

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

About 9,500 homes lost power as wild weather wreaks havoc on Christmas plans
# Blame It On The Weatherman
# Blame It On The Weatherman

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

Dec 22nd 2013, 1:50 PM 18,903 Views 29 Comments

Irish Ferries has cancelled its swift sailings today and tomorrow.

Wild weather knocks out power, leads to ferries being cancelled
# Stormwatch
# Stormwatch

Wild weather knocks out power, leads to ferries being cancelled

Dec 21st 2013, 7:05 PM 30,714 Views 22 Comments

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

Flights and ferry crossings impacted by bad weather
# Rainy Day
# Rainy Day

Flights and ferry crossings impacted by bad weather

Mar 22nd 2013, 7:52 AM 7,372 Views 3 Comments

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

The Evening Fix… now with added missing engagement ring
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added missing engagement ring

Mar 12th 2013, 7:59 PM 13,687 Views 5 Comments

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

Passengers disembark ferry as injured crewman hospitalised
# Weather
# Weather

Passengers disembark ferry as injured crewman hospitalised

Mar 12th 2013, 7:35 PM 39,827 Views 35 Comments

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

Sailings resume after Rosslare ferry incident
# Ferry Services
# Ferry Services

Sailings resume after Rosslare ferry incident

Oct 27th 2012, 5:34 PM 9,421 Views 5 Comments

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

Ferry passengers left at sea after minor collision in Rosslare
# Rosslare
# Rosslare

Ferry passengers left at sea after minor collision in Rosslare

Oct 26th 2012, 10:50 PM 24,353 Views 39 Comments

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