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# ferry - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

Government sets aside €15 million to ensure continued operation of ferry routes

The money will cover a minimum three month period in order to ensure the continuity of the services.

# ferry - Sunday 24 November, 2019

Department of Justice declines to comment on reports of migrants going missing

Some of the 16 Kurdish migrants found on a ferry in Rosslare on Thursday have reportedly left a reception centre.

# ferry - Saturday 9 February, 2019

UK government terminates £13.8m contract with Seaborne Freight for no-deal Brexit ferries

It’s been reported that the contract was cancelled after an Irish company, Arklow Shipping, withdrew its backing.

# ferry - Sunday 7 October, 2018

Belfast to Liverpool ferry evacuated amid fears of 'device' on board

The PSNI carried out a search of the ferry and said no device was found.

# ferry - Saturday 22 September, 2018

'Negligence has cost us so many lives': Tanzania ferry death toll rises to over 200

The president has declared four days of national mourning and said the government would cover the funeral expenses of the victims.

# ferry - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

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

All passengers affected will be accommodated on an alternative ship or sailing, the company said.

# ferry - Saturday 23 June, 2018

Ferry service faces uncertain future amid struggle to reach Brexit deal

Today marks the second anniversary of the Brexit vote.

# ferry - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Dozens still missing after ferry capsized at Indonesia's Lake Toba

The wooden vessel sank yesterday afternoon with an estimated 80 people aboard.

# ferry - Friday 9 February, 2018

Families say they will leave Tory Island if 42-year-old ferry comes into service

Islanders are taking their protest to the gates of Leinster House next week.

# ferry - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

The famous Jonathan Swift ferry that runs from Dublin to Holyhead is being sold

Irish Continental Group is offloading the vessel for over €15m.

# ferry - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Seven survivors from missing ferry found drifting in a dinghy on the Pacific Ocean

Six adults and a baby were on board the dinghy.

# ferry - Friday 21 July, 2017

Maiden voyage of new Louth-Down ferry service cancelled due to 'severe weather'

The ferry, which will cross over Carlingford Lough, has rescheduled its maiden voyage for tomorrow.

# ferry - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Ferry crew 'were not trained to rescue people who fell into sea on Aran Islands'

A report from the Marine Casualty Investigation Board found that the two people would not have been rescued without the help of bystanders.

# ferry - Monday 6 March, 2017

Four 'designer pups' seized at Dublin Port after being discovered in carry on luggage

The animals were not microchipped nor did they have pet passports.

# ferry - Friday 9 December, 2016

'It will destroy tourism here': Islanders worried as ferry set to be decomissioned

Michael Healy-Rae has called the ferry a “lifeline” to the people of south Kerry.

# ferry - Friday 2 December, 2016

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

A woman was reported missing to gardaí this morning after an Irish ferry docked in Rosslare.

# ferry - Thursday 1 December, 2016

Request for navy to be drafted in to settle Inis Mór ferry dispute

The ferry service is “an essential link to the mainland and is used by people travelling to work and school among other reasons”.

# ferry - Friday 25 November, 2016

Law lecturer convicted of possessing child pornography loses latest legal challenge

Julian Myerscough was arrested on 2 October 2015 at a hotel in Dublin on foot of a European arrest warrant.

# ferry - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Residents of Inis Mór will be left without a ferry service from next month

Residents had originally been told the service would cease operation in January.

# ferry - Saturday 21 May, 2016

Paramedic goes the extra mile to help older woman whose husband died on Irish ferry

“They came over for a weekend away, this lady was lost – she was in complete shock.”

# ferry - Thursday 11 February, 2016

PHOTOS: Irish ferry badly damaged after sailing into Storm Imogen Epsilon This post contains images

PHOTOS: Irish ferry badly damaged after sailing into Storm Imogen

One observer said it was most likely the “worst ever” crossing from France and it was “lucky the ship was not lost”.

# ferry - Sunday 24 January, 2016

Calais port closed after migrants board ferry in bid to reach Britain

It estimated that between 30 and 40 migrants had boarded the Spirit of Britain ferry, operated by P&O.

# ferry - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Air Corps helicopter used to drop water on Ireland's Eye gorse fire DFB

Air Corps helicopter used to drop water on Ireland's Eye gorse fire

Dublin Fire Brigade ferried equipment to the Ireland to fight the fire.

# ferry - Thursday 21 May, 2015

Daniel Bradley is missing from Manchester and may be in Ireland

The 53-year-old got on a ferry to Belfast on Monday.

# ferry - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Passengers and crew abandon ship after fire engulfs Spanish ferry

156 passengers and crew were on board when the fire broke out.

# ferry - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge The Condor Ferries safety rap is the cringiest thing you'll see today Ferry Good

The Condor Ferries safety rap is the cringiest thing you'll see today

Warning: Terrible rhymes inside.

# ferry - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Stena Line has cancelled its Holyhead summer route

The number of passengers had fallen from 1,719,853 in 1998 to 141,652 last year.

# ferry - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

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# ferry - Monday 29 December, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

A crash in Kerry, Ebola in Scotland and a tragedy on a Ferry had everyone talking today.

'I watched my husband die...I tried to save him but I couldn't'

Rescuers battled through the night to help hundreds trapped on board the Norman Atlantic.

Photos: The Norman Atlantic sailed from Rosslare six months before tragic fire Ferry Disaster This post contains images

Photos: The Norman Atlantic sailed from Rosslare six months before tragic fire

An Irish passenger who travelled on the vessel in June said it was scary to think he was on the boat just six months ago.

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# ferry - Sunday 28 December, 2014

One body recovered as hundreds still trapped aboard burning ferry

Rescuers have so far only managed to get 161 of the 478 people on the stricken “Norman Atlantic” to safety.

# ferry - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Ryanair passengers left confused after plane diversion leaves them on 'wrong island' Exclusive

The flight from Dublin to Lanzarote was forced to divert due to bad weather.

# ferry - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Captain of Korean ferry that killed over 300 escapes death penalty but sentenced to 36 years in prison

A three-judge panel said prosecutors failed to prove Lee Jun-Seok had acted intentionally.

# ferry - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

RNLI rescues 12 tourists after passenger boat hits rocks

No one was injured in the incident and the vessel was towed safely back to the harbour.

# ferry - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

6,000 Korean police storm religious compound in manhunt for sunken ferry owner

Followers of the Evangelical Baptist Church of Korea erected a barricade at the entrance to the complex, but made no move to block police.

# ferry - Friday 6 June, 2014

Another twist in battle to save heritage ship: NAMA only potential stumbling block

Heritage vessel the Naomh Éanna was used as an Aran Islands ferry from the 1950s. She was due to be destroyed earlier this year.

# ferry - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Captain and three top crew of sunken South Korean ferry charged with manslaughter

Along with 11 other lower-ranking crew members, they are accused of being the first to scramble to safety.

# ferry - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Diver killed at scene of ferry search after air hose becomes entangled

53-year-old Lee Gwang-Wook, who was making his first dive at the scene, lost consciousness and was pronounced dead in hospital.

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