Solid growth in ferry traffic between Ireland and France post-Brexit

The need for direct ferry transport between Ireland and France is growing. DFDS struggles to keep up with demand on the Rosslare-Dunkirk route, said DFDS' CEO at the inauguration of a new ferry terminal.

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The number of ferry departures between Ireland and the European mainland is steadily rising in the wake of the British exit from the EU.

The statement was made by Ireland's Minister of State for European Affairs, Thomas Byrne, in French port city Dunkirk in connection with Monday's inauguration of a new terminal for ferries sailing to Rosslare in Ireland.

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