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Cruises and Cruise Liner Visits to Ireland
Come Cruising at the Holiday World Shows
Cruise Liners
A new 'Cruise Pavilion' awaits visitors as part of The Belfast Telegraph Holiday World Show which opened its doors today. The three-in-one show which already includes the Caravan & Motorhome Show and Angling Ireland Show, is also open tomorrow and…
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The Dun Laoghaire Harbour Company has submitted a Business Case for the Construction and Operation of A Cruise Facility to the Government's E-Tender public procurement agency. Details of the request to tender can be viewed by clicking here. The following stakeholders…
Frostbite 'Cruising'
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Frostbite 'Cruising'

12th November 2010
This morning the 28,388 gross tonnes cruises-ship Boudicca is due to arrive into Dublin Port, writes Jehan Ashmore. The visit of the 1973-built vessel will represent the second last cruise-call of this year's cruise-season. The 900-passenger capacity Boudicca will depart later…
Over 100,000 Cruise Passengers Visit Port of Cork in 2010
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2010 proved to be another busy year for the Port of Cork with a total of 52 cruise liners calling to Cobh, Ireland's only dedicated cruise berth. Onboard the 52 cruise liners were a total of 100, 414 passengers and…
Proposal to Move Cruise Ship Terminal on the Liffey
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According to a report in the Irish Times this morning Dublin Port Company is considering a proposal by docklands entrepreneur Harry Crosbie to relocate the city's cruise ship terminal to a site closer to the heart of the city beside…
Azura Cruise Liner Docks in Cobh for the First Time
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In another first for Cork Harbour the 115,000 ton Azura cruise liner docked in Cobh last Friday. After her maiden voyage in April, Azura spent summer based in Southampton cruising to the Mediterranean, the Baltic and the Canary Islands. She'll be…
The Big One: Azura Cruises into Dublin
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As the cruise season draws to a close, the Azura, the largest cruise-ship (116,000 gross registered tonnes) to call at Dublin, docked this morning at the port for the third time this year, writes Jehan Ashmore. The 290m long Azura,…
Irish Sea to Get More Super Yachts
Cruise Liners
The Irish Sea and possibly the Irish East Coast may see more super yacht traffic thanks to an Isle of Man Government initiative aimed at registering more Super yachts on the island after the Monaco Yacht Show later this month. Four…
Crystal City Cruise Callers
Cruise Liners
The arrival this morning of Silver Cloud in Belview, the port of Waterford, represented the last cruise-caller of the season to the port. The six-star rated ultra-luxury 16,927grt cruiseship operated by Italian owned SilverSeas Cruises, had sailed on an overnight…
Graceful Lady Liner to Visit Dublin
Cruise Liners
The elegant lines of the veteran cruiseship, Princess Daphne of 16,335grt, is due to dock in Dublin Port tomorrow morning (2 Sept) , writes Jehan Ashmore. The 55 year-old vessel was originally built as a general-refrigerated cargo ship or 'reefer'…
Independence of the Seas Departs Cobh
Cruise Liners
MV Independence of the Seas, is the largest cruise liner to visit an Irish port this year and Bob Bateman's photos show exactly the scale of the huge liner departing Cobh this evening. 

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