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Ireland Ferries

Ireland has a number of local Ferries some are car and passenger ferries, more are tour boats, below is a little selection of what is available. Irish Ferries caters for visitors traveling from Ireland to the UK or France. P&O Irish Sea Ferry services Ferry routes to England, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Brittany Ferries sails to Western France and Spain. Celtic Link sails to France from Rosslare in Ireland. The Isle of Man Steam Packet runs ferries between the Isle of Man, England and Ireland. Dublin Port has nearly 20 sailings a day to the UK, so there are lots of Ferry sailings to choose from. Rosslare EuroPort in Wexford has Ferry sailings to Fishguard, Cherbourg, Pembroke, and Roscoff. Cork Ferry Port in Ringaskiddy has sailings to and from Roscoff. Cobh in Co Cork see's a large number of Cruise Ships docking during the Summer months, a great family day out when the large cruise ships are in East Cork.

Rosslare-Europort in Wexford , being the closest point from the southern part of Ireland to the UK and the European Mainland, is a hub of all the major Roll-on Roll-off Passenger and Freight services operating the southern Irish Sea and Continental routes.

Dublin - Shipping and Ferry Service to & from Dublin Port or in some cases Dun Laoghaire Dublin:

  • Cherbourg serviced by Irish Ferries
  • Holyhead serviced by Irish Ferries
  • Isle of Man serviced by Steam Packet Company
  • Liverpool serviced by P&O

Dublin Port is just 15 minutes from Dublin City and Dublin Airport. Dun Laoghaire is just a 30 minute drive from Dublin City Centre or 40 minutes from Dublin Airport. Dublin Port and Dun Laoghaire are all serviced by buses, taxi's or the DART light rail service.

Dublin Accommodation close for Dublin Port

Cork - Shipping and Ferry Service to & from Cork Ferry Port Ringaskiddy:

  • Roscoff serviced by Brittany Ferries

Cork Ferry Port in Ringaskiddy is just 30 minutes from Cork City Centre and Cork Railway Station or 20 minutes from Cork Airport. Cork Ferry Port is services by buses or taxi's.

Cork Accommodation close for Cork Port Ferry in Ringaskiddy

Wexford - Shipping and Ferry Service to & From Rosslare Europort Wexford:

  • Cherbourg serviced by Irish Ferries
  • Cherbourg serviced by Stena Line
  • Fishguard serviced by Stena Line
  • Pembroke serviced by Irish Ferries
  • Roscoff serviced by Irish Ferries
  • Pembroke serviced by Irish Ferries

Rosslare Europort is located just 10 minutes from Rosslare village and 22 minutes from Wexford town. Rosslare Europort is serviced by bus, taxi and train adjacent to the port.

Wexford Accommodation close for Rosslare Port Harbour

Shipping and Ferry Service departing from Ireland contact details:

  • Irish Ferries: +353 (0)1 8552222
  • Stenna Line: +353 (0)1 2047777
  • P&O: +353 (0) 1 8762345
  • Isle of Man Steam Packet Company: 1800805805

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Shannon Ferries

Shannon Ferries operate a 20 minute car, commercial vehicle, coach and passanger ferry from Co Clare across the estuary to Co Kerry getting you across to your destination quicker and safely on the Killimer Tarbert Car Ferry. The Ferry leaves from Killimer in Co Clare every hour and arrives in Tarbert Co Kerry.

Cliffs of Moher Cruises

The Cliffs of Moher stand over 200m above the Atlantic – some of the highest cliffs in Europe. Their scale and beauty can only be truly appreciated when viewed from sea level. Our cruise will take you on a voyage of discovery along this 8km shoreline – truly an experience not to be missed! Also trips to the Aran Islands

Passage East Ferry

This car ferry provides access between the villages of Ballyhack in Wexford and Passage East in Waterford, for cars, camper vans, motor cyclists and foot passangers.

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