Tag Archives: Oscar Wilde Ferry

Roscoff: a good ferry port option even for those driving to the Riviera


Traditionally I have used the Normandy ports when taking a ferry from Ireland to France. The original destination in the 1970s, first served from Rosslare by the rickety old St. Patrick, was Le Harve. Later Irish Ferries, the successor to … Continue reading

Posted in Travel | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

White van to the Côte d’Azur


I am delighted to announce that I have joined the “man with white van” movement after driving a Mercedes Sprinter van from Dublin to the South of France and back. The van was hired from Van Rentals.ie, a company that … Continue reading

Posted in Travel, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Irish Ferries to Cherbourg


Yesterday we took the Irish Ferries vessel “Oscar Wilde” from Rosslare to Cherbourg. I have been travelling  by ferry between Ireland and France since 1973 in fair weather and foul (one particular voyage in force 9 winds sticks in the … Continue reading

Posted in Travel | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment