"2 day trip to ireland"
Reviewed 14 August 2014 by Janice
Great way to travel. Irish Ferries gave us a good experience. No hassle at all even though we were foot passengers. Would certainly do this again.
'Janice' travelled Dublin Holyhead with Irish Ferries on Dublin Swift
Reviewed 10 August 2014 by Ian
Usually go to England via Belfast/Larne/Liverpool as we live on the north coast of NI but decided this time to travel to Dublin for the much quicker crossing. Won't be going any other way in future. All aspects of the boat journey from boarding to disembarking were excellent. The staff at the check in in Dublin were superb as we had got caught in traffic and had missed our planned crossing. They had us on the next ferry which really saved the day. Minor downside was the wifi wasn't working effectively on the boat for both crossings but being without for a couple of hours was minimal concern. Certainly will recommend this rout to friends and family in future.
'Ian' travelled Dublin Holyhead with Irish Ferries on Ulysses
"Going back home"
Reviewed 09 August 2014 by Anonymous
Ship was very clean and tidy. Staff were very helpful and friendly. Very enjoyable experience, wil use Stena Line again.
'Anonymous' travelled Dublin Holyhead with Stena Line on Stena Adventurer
Reviewed 05 August 2014 by Jim
Left on time arrived on time. The electronic ticket worked, hassle free trip. Keep up the good work.
'Jim ' travelled Dublin Holyhead with Irish Ferries on Dublin Swift
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Dublin is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Ireland, located near the midpoint of Ireland's east coast, at the mouth of the River Liffey. The city has served continually as Ireland's capital city since mediaeval times. Although the earliest evidence of a settlement beside the Liffey is on Ptolemy's celebrated map of 140 AD, which shows a place called Eblana on the site of modern Dublin, it is as a Viking settlement that Dublin's history really begins. The Norse raiders sailed up the Liffey and set up a trading post on the south bank of the river at the ford where the royal road from the Hill of Tara in the north crossed the Liffey on its way to Wicklow. The Vikings adopted the Irish name, Dubh Linn ("Dark Pool"), for their settlement, which soon amalgamated with another Celtic settlement, Baile Átha Cliath ("town of the hurdles", pronounced Ballya-aw-kleea , and still the Irish name for Dublin), on the north bank.
The union of Britain with Ireland in 1800 increased the need to improve the road route from London to Dublin and, by this time, Holyhead had emerged as the primary port for sea access, mainly due to the fact that it is the closest point on the British coast to Ireland.
The town's centre is built around St. Cybi's church, which is built inside one of Europe's only three-walled Roman forts (the fourth wall being the sea, which used to come up to the fort). The Romans also built a lighthouse on the top of Holyhead Mountain inside Mynydd y Twr, a prehistoric fortress. Settlements in the area date from prehistoric times, with circular huts, burial chambers and standing stones featuring in the highest concentration in Britain.
Holy Island (Ynys Gybi) is blessed with Anglesey's best scenery.