Travel digest with Barry Coughlan

Stena Line have launched a €6 per person return day trip to Wales, travelling every Tuesday from Dublin Port.

Travel digest with Barry Coughlan

Fred.Olsen Cruise Lines will return to Belfast in Autumn 2015, with three cruises on board 804-guest Black Watch. Fred. Olsen will be offering guests a choice of a 16-night Baltic Capitals cruise, an eight-night Discovering Spain and France adventure and a 14-night Morocco, Portugal and the Canaries getaway. Find out more and book online at

The Titanic Experience in Cobh, County Cork has launched a local and global search to find relatives, descendants and family friends of emigrants who boarded the Titanic or any White Star Liner from Cobh (or Queenstown as it was then known) bound for America in the 1900s, in their bid to collect stories from the era. For information, visit

Stena Line has launched a €6 per person return day trip to Wales. Travel every Tuesday on the Dublin Port route, depart at 8.20am, from Holyhead return on the 1.50pm or 8.30pm ferry. Day trippers departing from Rosslare will sail at 9am, hop off in Fishguard before returning on the 2.30pm sailing. Day trips are also available for €12 per person on a Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. Book online at

Robbie Williams headlines the Sziget festival in Obudai Island, Budapest between August 10 and 17. To coincide with that, offer prices in the Regency Suites Hotel, Budapest, from €90 per room. Contained on an island in the middle of the Danube, it is just a short ferry ride from the city. This year’s line-up will see Williams, Basement Jaxx, Kasabian and Avicii take to the stage.

Sunway offers an exclusive River Seine seven night cruise (full board) beginning on November 12 and now priced at a knock down €2,059 from the original price of €3,829. Clients begin the journey in Paris, visiting Giverny, Honfleur and Rouen with a chance to visit the Normandy beaches of WW11. The journey concludes back in Paris where clients can extend the holiday. Visit

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