Fears Dublin Port’s phasing out of cruise ships would impact NW tourism

first_img Twitter Fears Dublin Port’s phasing out of cruise ships would impact NW tourism By News Highland – March 22, 2019 Facebook Google+ Pinterest Google+ FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2 Twitter There are fears a decision by Dublin Port to phase out the intake of cruise ships will have a devastating impact on tourism in the North West.The number of cruise ships permitted to enter Dublin Port from 2021 onwards will be cut to two per week with turnaround ships prohibited.The CEO of Dublin Port says the decision was taken due to the need for increased capacity for container traffic post Brexit.Last year saw two major cruise ships dock in Killybegs with thousands of passengers travelling from there to surrounding tourist attractions.Speaking on the Nine til Noon Show today, tour guide with Excursions Ireland, Anna Connolly says the decrease in the number of ships entering Dublin Port will have a huge impact on the economy:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/cruise5pm.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. WhatsApp Derry draw with Pats: Higgins & Thomson Reaction center_img Pinterest AudioHomepage BannerNews DL Debate – 24/05/21 Facebook Previous articleFour Harps players in Republic of Ireland Schoolboys squadNext articleJason Quigley ready to rock London and 2019 News Highland Harps come back to win in Waterford Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic WhatsApp News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORlast_img

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