The most recent addition to the Irish Ferries fleet, the Epsilon, has added capacity and helped counter the effect of lost sailings due to the unprece
dented weather. Photograph: Eric Luke

Irish Ferries owner Irish Continental Group recorded higher revenues and operating profits last year, as both passenger number(...)

John McGuckian, chairman of Irish  Continental Group. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

  Revenue and operating profit rose at listed ferry operator Irish Continental Group as freight grew strongly and passenger numbers increa(...)

Irish Ferries’ freight volumes were up 7.9 per cent to 99,700 units compared with the first half of 2012. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Irish Continental Group has reported a 10.8 per cent fall in pre-tax profits for the first half of the year, despite a 30.6 per cent jump in operating(...)