Mayor Collins welcomes Kinsale’s first cruise ship of 2022
The Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Danny Collins has warmly welcomed the first cruise ship of 2022 into Kinsale. The German luxury cruise ship, Europa, with 400 passengers and 275 crew on board, anchored just outside Kinsale Harbour where passengers were then tendered into Kinsale, approaching the town under iconic Charles Fort
Mayor Collins highlighted how, “The Europa is the first cruise ship of the year for Kinsale but also the first cruise ship post pandemic which is fantastic to see. Hundreds of guests were welcomed into Kinsale to enjoy the hospitality that Kinsale is world renowned for. Passengers also made their way across Cork County on a variety of excursions, from golf, to walking tours, an archaeological tour of Buttevant as well as a scenic coastal drive to Clonakilty.
Mayor Collins went on to say,
The Europa made its way onto Bantry the following day from where tours went to Mizen Head, Whiddy Island and Bantry town.