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#Irish Ferries

# irish-ferries - Sunday 28 November, 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 57,477 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 - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

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 137,684 Views 11 Comments

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
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

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

Apr 10th 2020, 6:41 PM 194,841 Views 183 Comments

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
# EU Regulations
# EU Regulations

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

Mar 4th 2019, 7:46 PM 21,864 Views 26 Comments

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
# 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 20,040 Views 23 Comments

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
# Cruising

€144 million WB Yeats cruise ferry sails into Dublin Port

Dec 20th 2018, 2:29 PM 30,629 Views 22 Comments

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
# 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 35,923 Views 78 Comments

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
# Dublin Port
# Dublin Port

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

Dec 18th 2018, 5:41 PM 32,749 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 18,136 Views 15 Comments

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
# 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 62,994 Views 40 Comments

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
# 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 58,022 Views 0 Comments

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
# On Hold
# On Hold

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

Jun 26th 2018, 7:42 PM 13,939 Views 21 Comments

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
# Irish Ferries
# Irish Ferries

Irish Ferries helplines to reopen amid cancelled bookings chaos

Jun 13th 2018, 7:24 AM 12,664 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 - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

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 25,492 Views 75 Comments

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
# Bad Timing
# Bad Timing

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

Apr 23rd 2018, 7:46 AM 49,196 Views 53 Comments

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
# Online Poll
# Online Poll

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

Oct 8th 2017, 6:00 AM 20,690 Views 39 Comments

“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
# Weather
# Weather

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

Dec 24th 2016, 8:02 AM 15,118 Views 8 Comments

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
# Choppy Seas
# Choppy Seas

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

Dec 22nd 2016, 8:04 AM 16,312 Views 11 Comments

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
# Irish Ferries
# Irish Ferries

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

Dec 2nd 2016, 2:00 PM 27,355 Views 5 Comments

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
# 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 27,407 Views 118 Comments

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
# Ship Shape
# Ship Shape

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

May 31st 2016, 8:33 AM 26,473 Views 52 Comments

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
# 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.)

# irish-ferries - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

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 28,076 Views 90 Comments

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
# Epsilon

PHOTOS: Irish ferry badly damaged after sailing into Storm Imogen

Feb 11th 2016, 8:03 AM 117,835 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”.

# irish-ferries - Thursday 25 June, 2015

'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 20,171 Views 4 Comments

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
# All Aboard!
# All Aboard!

Irish Ferries is sailing along smoothly after a buoyant summer

Nov 17th 2014, 10:08 AM 7,221 Views 19 Comments

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
# Irish Ferries
# Irish Ferries

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

Apr 24th 2014, 7:57 AM 15,598 Views 8 Comments

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
# Orange Alert
# Orange Alert

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

Dec 23rd 2013, 10:46 PM 59,490 Views 64 Comments

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
# 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 18,901 Views 29 Comments

Irish Ferries has cancelled its swift sailings today and tomorrow.

# irish-ferries - Saturday 21 December, 2013

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 30,713 Views 22 Comments

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
# Rainy Day
# Rainy Day

Flights and ferry crossings impacted by bad weather

Mar 22nd 2013, 7:52 AM 7,371 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.

# irish-ferries - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

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 13,686 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 39,822 Views 35 Comments

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
# Ferry Services

Sailings resume after Rosslare ferry incident

Oct 27th 2012, 5:34 PM 9,418 Views 5 Comments

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
# Rosslare
# Rosslare

Ferry passengers left at sea after minor collision in Rosslare

Oct 26th 2012, 10:50 PM 24,350 Views 39 Comments

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