Storm Barbara causes cancellation of 3 Irish Ferries rotations

  • Irish Ferries cancels 2 Swift & 1 Oscar Wilde rotations
  • Stena LIne also warning of ptential disruption

Irish Ferries has cancelled a number of sailings for December 23 as Storm Barbara threatens high winds on the Irish Sea.

On the Dublin to Holyhead route, the 8.45am Jonathan Swift sailing, 10.45am Oscar Wilde and 14.30 Jonathan Swift service have been cancelled. The Holyhead return sailings at 11.50am, 14.45 and 17.15 are also off. Sailings on the Rosslare-Pembroke route are unaffected at the time of writing.

Irish Ferries' Jonathan Swift

Irish Ferries’ Jonathan Swift

Irish Ferries tells intending passengers to check for updates here.

Its website reads: “Irish Ferries regrets to advise that due to adverse weather conditions on the Irish Sea, the 08:45hrs Swift Fast Craft sailing is cancelled. Passengers can be accommodated on either the 08:05hrs Ulysses Cruise Ferry. Check-in time is 30 minutes prior to departure. There is no need to call at this time. However should neither of these options be suitable, please contact one of our offices.”

Stena Line has cancelled no crossings as of yet, but warns: “Winter Storm Barbara is set to bring wet and windy conditions… Unfortunately this may cause disruption to some of our scheduled sailings this Friday and Saturday. “

  • Updates on Stena Line services can be found here.





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