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103 cruise ships to visit Cork in 2019




The Celebrity Eclipse at Cobh, Ireland (Courtesy Port of Cork)A record 103 cruise liners are booked to visit Cork next year, including several which will dock in the port for the first time. New ships such as Celebrity Cruises MV Celebrity Reflection and Ocean Cruises MV Scenic Eclipse, billed as a contender for the world’s most luxurious cruise ship, will make their maiden visit to the deep water quay in Cobh, along with Holland American Lines MS Nieuw Statendam. (breakingnews.ie)

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Cruise Passengers Boost Cork’s Economy by €12 Million as 2018 Cruise Season Draws to a Close




The Celebrity Eclipse at Cobh, Ireland (Courtesy Port of Cork)With one more cruise ship left to visit in December, the Port of Cork’s 2018 cruise season is drawing to a close. A total of 92 cruise ships will have visited in 2018, the most significant cruise season ever for the Port of Cork; and with over 157,000 passengers and 69,000 crews stepping ashore this summer, the local economy gained over €12 Million.

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Cork set for €15 million tourism boost this summer as cruise liner grows




The Celebrity Eclipse at Cork, Ireland (Courtesy Port of Cork)Tourism in Cork is set for a major boost this summer with the Port of Cork revealing that a 30 per cent increase in the numbers of cruise liner visits to Cork Harbour is set to result in more than 180,000 passengers coming ashore to provide a near €15 million injection to the local economy. (irishtimes.com)

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