By air: Ireland has four main airports, Dublin, Belfast, Shannon and Cork. The main airport is Dublin and this is home to the national carrier, Aer Lingus. They fly to and from UK and European airports daily. They also have a transatlantic service between various US destinations and have route sharing- programmes with an internal American carrier, Jet Blue . International services also operated to Dublin, Cork and Belfast. Aer Lingus also operate internal services to Kerry, Cork and Shannon .
Ryanair, Europe’s largest airline, is based at Dublin Airport and offers services between Dublin and all EU countries as well as internal routes. In addition, all major European flag carriers operate services to Dublin along with us carriers Delta Airlines, Continental and US Air have services to Dublin and Shannon Airports.
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By sea: Dublin is served by two ports, Dublin Port at North Wall, near the centre of the city and Dun Laoire to the south. Both offer daily sailings by Irish Ferries and Stena Line from the UK ports of Holyhead and Liverpool.
Belfast offers similar services to the same ports in addition to a service to Cairnryan Scotland. Larne, further north in County Antrim, has services to Cairnryan and Stranraer Scotland.
Cork has Services from Roscoff, in France, via Brittany Ferries.
Rosslare , in County Wexford, offers Irish Ferries services from Cherbourg France and Stena Line from Swansea in the UK.