#cruiseliners - Killybegs, Co. Donegal this summer will be visited by 12 cruise ships carrying 11,313 passengers.
The season DonegalNow reports will mark a first for the port town in that one of the cruise ships will berth overnight.
Barney McLaughlin who is Administrative Officer, Community and Development with Donegal Municipal District (MD) made the announcement at the January MD meeting.
He said that the overnight would take place on a Saturday and Sunday in June.
“There will be 1,300 passengers doing an overnight stay, the first we hope of many,” said Mr McLaughlin.
The ship will be carrying passengers from Germany and the USA.
Another ship will visit Killybegs on three separate occasions this year.
“This shows that Killybegs is becoming very popular,” said Mr McLaughlin.
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