The first consignments of livestock departed on the new W.B. Yeats passenger and freight ferry this week.
Animals were transported by David Clarke Livestock in Mullingar, Co. Westmeath; the firm source and supply dairy and beef cattle in Ireland and throughout Europe mainly for the Irish and UK markets.
Releasing a statement, yesterday (Wednesday, March 20th) David Clarke Livestock said: “Ollie made history with the first load of livestock on and off the new WB Yeats passenger and ferry today from Dublin to Cherbourg.”
W.B. Yeats cruise-ferry
The W.B. Yeats cruise-ferry measures 195m in length and is capable of transporting 300 cars and 165 trucks; it can also carry 1,800 passengers, according to Irish Ferries.
It embarked on its maiden voyage from Cherbourg to Dublin on Friday (March 15th).
Image source: David Clarke Livestock \ Facebook