Many of the itineraries explore the amazing places featured in the BBC's recent series, 'Ireland with Simon Reeve'. Naturally, history, landscapes, and landmarks will feature on the trips, not to mention the wonderful hospitality which Ireland offers to visitors.

Guests can pick from one of four, more intimate ships, including Balmoral, Braemar, Boudicca and Black Watch. Cruise destinations will include Cork, Belfast, Dublin, Rosslare, Killybegs and Ringaskiddy. See example below:

Boudicca's 7-nights D1608 'Cruising the Emerald Isle', ex Liverpool on 30th May 2016.

Prices start from £769 per person.

Belfast is the first city to explore and is the home of the RMS Titanic. Guests can spend a day discovering the history of this sadly ill-fated ship. Next, passengers arrive in Killybegs to enjoy relaxing on the picturesque waterfront. Alternatively, shore tours are available for visitors to experience the raw beauty of stunning Donegal.

A day in Cork (from Cobh) follows and guests can visit the majestic St Fin Barre's Cathedral, before continuing to bustling Dublin city, for an overnight stay. Explore St Patrick's Cathedral, the fun-filled 'Temple Bar' district, or one of the many interesting art galleries, exhibitions and fascinating museums in the city.

Cruise prices are based on 2 adults sharing a twin Inside cabin, include accommodation, all meals and entertainment on board, plus port taxes.

Tempting early bird offers:

It is worth booking early with fabulous offers available including, 'Three Cruises for the Price of Two', or 'Free Tips & Tipples' (book before 2nd March 2016).

On a selection of Fred. Olsen's Ireland cruises, guests can gain up to £100 per person cashback (book by 31st January 2016).

Ireland is a fabulous holiday destination and is sure to provide life-long memories, not to mention photography opportunities.

Telephone: 0800 0355 130

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