All posts tagged "Dermot Merrigan"

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    Irish Ferries Increases Capacity on Dublin – Holyhead Route

    In order to facilitate the thousands of passengers looking to travel over the Christmas and New Year...

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    Cathedrals and Monastic Sites: an Irish Ferries Approach to Holiday Planning

    Knowing that there are many who organise their holidays around visits to cathedrals and monastic sites, whether...

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    Irish Ferries Warms Up for Premier League Return

    With the Premier League season set to kick off, and eight leading clubs situated within a comfortable...

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    No Baggage Charges – Irish Ferries

    In a tongue in cheek response to the announcement that some airlines are pushing up their summer...

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    Irish Ferries Remains Ireland’s Best Ferry Company

    Thanks to the support of Irish travel agents and their staff, Irish Ferries has once again been...

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    Irish Ferries Has Extra Christmas Sailings

    Irish Ferries is increasing its sailing capacity for Christmas on its busy Dublin to Holyhead route by moving its Rosslare to Pembroke ferry Isle of Inishmore into service alongside its fast ferry Dublin Swift and cruise ferry Ulysses, the largest ferry on the Irish Sea.   On Rosslare to Pembroke, the cruise...

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    Irish Ferries Ready for New Premier League Season

    With the new Premier League season kicking off, Irish Ferries is gearing up to accommodate the wave of fans who will depart each weekend from now until May to cheer on their favourite teams in Manchester, Liverpool, Birmingham and elsewhere.   Dermot Merrigan, Head of Passenger Sales, reminds travel agents that day...

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    Travelling to Britain or France by Car More Suitably Meets Some Customers’ Needs

    “I would ask travel agents to always keep Irish Ferries in mind as a travel option for their customers – who may not think of it as an option initially, but they may well thank you for it afterward!” said Dermot Merrigan, Head of Passenger Sales, in an interview with Irish Travel...

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    Irish Ferries Commences Dublin – Cherbourg Service

    This weekend (Saturday 18th January 2014), Irish Ferries will inaugurate its new direct weekend car ferry service between Dublin and Cherbourg. The new 19-hour service will be operated using the passenger car and freight ferry vessel Epsilon, which the company acquired recently under a charter arrangement. When not operating the Cherbourg service,...

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    Irish Ferries Launches Direct Dublin to Cherbourg Route

    A new direct passenger car ferry service linking Dublin with the French port of Cherbourg is being introduced by Irish Ferries, with the first sailing departing from Dublin on Saturday 18th January 2014. The once-weekly, year round service – which the company’s head of passenger sales Dermot Merrigan says “will bring the...

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    Irish Ferries Fare Deals for Premier League Soccer Season

    With the whistle about to blow to start another season of Premier League football in Britain, Irish Ferries is preparing to accommodate the exodus of soccer fans who will depart each weekend to support their favourite teams in Manchester, Liverpool, Birmingham and elsewhere.  With kick-off set for this Saturday, 17th August, the...

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    Irish Ferries Cuts Late Summer Fares to France

    Irish Ferries is cutting its late summer motorist fares on the Ireland to France route by 20% off normal rates. Applicable for travel anytime from Thursday 8th August up to 19th December, the offer comes with the condition that new reservations must be made before 6th August next. Despite a busy summer...

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    Irish Ferries Extends Kids Go Free Offer

    Irish Ferries has extended the deadline for taking advantage of its Kids Go Free offer, with a new ‘book by’ date of Wednesday 24th July 2013 for free ferry travel not just for the summer, but for the rest of this year until 5th January 2014.  “Now that summer has arrived at...

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    Irish Ferries Supports ‘The Gathering’ With 100 Free Coach Spaces

    Irish Ferries has pledged its support for the Irish Government’s ‘The Gathering’ initiative by rolling out its own ‘green carpet’ to attract overseas visitors from Britain to Ireland this year. The total package is valued at €60,000 and is the first of a number of initiatives to be rolled out by the...

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    Irish Ferries Appoints Dermot as Head of Passenger Sales

    Dermot Merrigan has been appointed Head of Passenger Sales for Ireland – UK/France by Irish Ferries, succeeding Declan Mescall, who has retired after 34 years’ service with the company (see Interview, ITTN March issue). A native of Dublin, Dermot joined Irish Ferries 22 years ago and has extensive experience within the company’s passenger...