Ferry giant Irish Ferries carried thousands of extra passengers – including actor Colin Farrell - between the UK and Ireland in the lead up to Christmas as snow caused chaos at Dublin airport.
Colin Farrell was one of those who turned to Irish Ferries when Dublin airport closed. He drove to Holyhead ferry port on 21 December and travelled in Club Class on the Dublin Swift fast ferry, enjoying a visit to the bridge during the short crossing.
And on Christmas Eve, additional ferry crossings between Dublin and the UK enabled many more to reach home in time for Christmas, as Dublin airport closed yet again.
“It was reported on Twitter, on Christmas Eve morning, that stranded air passengers in the bar at Dublin airport were chanting ‘There’s only one Irish Ferries.. one Irish Ferries’,” says head of passenger sales Declan Mescall.
“All our people, both on-board and at the ports, worked very hard in difficult circumstances to ensure no-one was left behind on Christmas Eve. We’re very grateful for everyone’s support,” adds Mescall.
National Ferry Fortnight is now underway and during the next 2 weeks you will find some great ferry deals travelling with all of the major ferry operators including Brittany Ferries, Irish Ferries, MyFerryLink, P&O Ferries and Stena Line when you book your ticket at Direct Ferries.
Book your ferry ticket to France, Holland, Belgium, Scotland or Northern Ireland travelling any time in 2015 with P&O Ferries and upgrade to Club Class for half the usual price when you book your ticket during National Ferry Fortnight (over the next 2 weeks) at directferries.co.uk!
Get your family holiday off to a great start by taking advantage of Brittany Ferries special family ferry offer to celebrate National Ferry Fortnight when you book your ticket by 17th March at directferries.co.uk