$250 million cruise ship docks in Dublin

A $250 million luxury cruise liner, the 251 metre "MSC Lirica" sailed into Dublin Port for the first time at 7am this morning on her maiden call to Ireland.

14th August, 2012
The MSC Lirica's deck

A $250 million luxury cruise liner, the 251 metre "MSC Lirica" sailed into Dublin Port for the first time at 7am this morning on her maiden call to Ireland.

The arrival of the ship with 3,000 passengers and crew is one of 90 expected luxury cruise ship visits to Dublin in 2012.

Cruise ships are expected to boost the local economy be between €35 and €50 million as they bring more than 100,000 high spend passengers and crew to the city,

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