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We accept bookings for vans used for non-commercial purposes up to 6m long and 2.6m high. Any van or vehicle, regardless of size, carrying goods or equipment for commercial purposes, should book through our Freight Commercial Team on +353 818 22 15 60, or on href='https://irishferriesfreight.com' target='_blank'>irishferriesfreight.com. In the event of an incorrect disclosure, Irish Ferries reserve the right to re-price the booking and collect any excess, including VAT, at check-in.

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We accept bookings for vans used for non-commercial purposes up to 6m long and 2.6m high. Any van or vehicle, regardless of size, carrying goods or equipment for commercial purposes, should book through our Freight Commercial Team on +353 818 22 15 60, or on href='https://irishferriesfreight.com' target='_blank'>irishferriesfreight.com. In the event of an incorrect disclosure, Irish Ferries reserve the right to re-price the booking and collect any excess, including VAT, at check-in.

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Half Term Break in Ireland
 

With travel restrictions eased, taking the ferry to Ireland this half term break is the (trick or) treat you and your family deserve and explore how the ancient festival of Samhain gave us Halloween. Cruising over with your car on an Irish Ferries ship means you can plan the short break that is perfect for your family, and you can pack as much as want without having to worry about baggage allowances.

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The Púca Festival

Returning in 2021, the Púca Festival with music, fire, feasting and merriment across Ireland’s Ancient East, celebrates the Celtic New Year with the spirits of Halloween. Come and join us in one of the locations where the origins of Halloween were formed, at Samhain (Irish for ‘summers end’) to return to mischief making!

Plan for Puca

Ghost Hunting in Ireland’s Ancient East
 

An ancient land with myth, legend and mystery in its past, Ireland has more than its fair share of ghostly goings-on. The October half term break is the perfect time to do some ghost hunting of your own. Where better to start your hunt than in Kilkenny, the oldest medieval city in Ireland, and that’s just the start of it.

Explore Ireland’s Ancient East

Live like a Game of Thrones ® Northerner
 

Northern Ireland is not only the land of the Giants (causeway) but home of Game of Thrones. Cruise over and get ready to experience the epic Game of Thrones ® locations and learn to shoot arrows, wield a sword and come face to face with direwolves!

Plan Your Trip

Explore Bram Stoker’s Dublin
 

There is so much to see and do in Dublin that it can be hard to decide where to start, from all the iconic sights, Halloween events and attractions, a few days is never enough. Explore some of the haunts of Bram Stoker and see where he got his inspiration for Dracula from Trinity College to Dublin Castle or many explore the creepy crypts of Christchurch Cathedral.

Discover Dublin

Ireland’s Halloween Heartland
 

Explore magical forest treks and trails in Ireland’s Hidden Heartland, visit the riverside towns and villages dotted throughout this enchanting region, including Leap Castle – considered to be Ireland’s most haunted castle.

Explore Hidden Heartlands

Ghoulish goings On in Galway
 

While exploring the Wild Atlantic way, discover something Spooktacular taking place in Galway this Halloween Weekend - the city’s medieval streets will host the country’s biggest Halloween Festival with many fun and free events planned for the weekend with high-spirits guaranteed.

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Sailing Schedule

  • HOLYHEAD TO DUBLIN
  • DUBLIN TO HOLYHEAD
Vessel Departs Arrives
Cruise Ferry - Daily service 02.40 05.55
Cruise Ferry - Mon to Sat 08.15 11.45
Cruise Ferry - Daily service 14.10 17.25
* Cruise Ferry - Daily service 20.15 23.30

* Please note this service does not facilitate foot passengers

Please see our quick quote for Dublin Swift sailings.

Vessel Departs Arrives
* Cruise Ferry - Mon to Sat 02.00 05.25
Cruise Ferry - Daily service 08.05 11.30
Cruise Ferry - Daily service 14.30 18.00
Cruise Ferry - Daily service 20.55 00.20

* Please note this service and does not facilitate foot passengers

Please see our quick quote for Dublin Swift sailings.

  • PEMBROKE TO ROSSLARE
  • ROSSLARE TO PEMBROKE
Vessel Departs Arrives
Blue Star 1 - Daily service 02.45 06.46
Blue Star 1 - Daily service 14.45 18.46
 
Vessel Departs Arrives
Blue Star 1 - Daily service 08.45 12.46
Blue Star 1 - Daily service 20.45 00.46
 

Ship information

  • Travel Safe
  • Ulysses
  • Dublin Swift
  • Blue Star 1

A safer way to get away

Irish Ferries is offering you a safer way to get away, and we look forward to welcoming you onboard again. As travel restrictions in many countries are currently being relaxed, we have introduced additional measures onboard our ships to ensure that both passengers and crew can ‘Travel Safe’.

 

 

Additional safety measures

  • In Car Check-in
  • Enjoy Fresh Air
  • Sail in space
  • Cabins
  • Services Onboard
  • Cleaning & Sanitisation
  • Wearing of Face Masks / Face Covering

Cruise in style across the Irish Sea 

Bigger doesn’t always mean better but with the “Ulysses”, it does. With plenty to do onboard, including 2 cinema screens, bars, shops and lots of dining options, you’re sure to have a good trip. See what our Club Class lounge has to offer, where you can relax, dine and enjoy a panoramic sea view, or book a cabin for your trip.

 

 

What's onboard

The only Fast Ferry on the Irish Sea  

Cross the Irish Sea in just 2 hours on the “Dublin Swift”, the only Fast Ferry on the route. There is plenty onboard to keep you and your family entertained. See what our Club Class lounge has to offer. 

What's onboard

  • Trinity Club Class lounge 
  • Onboard shopping
  • Boylans Brasserie
  • Cafe Lafayette
  • Java Republic served onboard 
  • TV lounge
  • Free Wifi 

Introducing Blue Star 1

We're pleased to announce the addition of the passenger ferry Blue Star 1 to our Rosslare to Pembroke route. The Blue Star 1 has the capacity to carry up to 1,500 passengers, 100 freight vehicles and up to 700 cars.

What's onboard

  • Self-service restaurant
  • Reception
  • Club Class
  • New Click & Collect
  • Café/bar
  • Spacious outdoor decks
  • Choice of cabins
  • Kids Play Area