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Tuesday, January 09, 2007

Swansea-Cork ferry suspended until 2008

There will be no Swansea to Cork ferry service for the whole of 2007. The reason given is utterly preposterous. It seems the ferry company sold their old ferry in October, before ensuring they had a new vessel. The subsequent deal for a new ship fell through. So the ferry company has no ferry. What a bunch of amateurs.

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Anonymous said...

Bummer! Have never been to Ireland, and was hoping to go this summer.

jams o donnell said...

Are they joking Siani? They seriously could not lease a ferry from someone?
Oh to bring back the Inisfallen!

Siani said...

Alas, it's true. Several local government departments are trying to see if they can help get the service up and running again for this year, but it doesn't look hopeful. It's a total farce. Tourism will be hit badly at either end of the route.