Due to weather restrictions the LÉ Eithne will no longer be visiting Dun Laoghaire harbour on Saturday. The ship will instead be berthed at Sir John Rogerson’s Quay. Guided tours will go ahead from 10am – 12 pm and from 2 pm – 4 pm.
The flagship of the Irish Naval Service LÉ Eithne will be open to the public for guided tours by the crew at Sir John Rogerson’s Quay this Saturday, 27th October.
LÉ Eithne is the oldest ship in the fleet, built at Verolme Dockyard, Rushbrook, County Cork, she was commissioned in 1984.
As a helicopter patrol vessel, she was originally designed to carry helicopters and is the only naval vessel with a flight deck. Recently, she was deployed to the Mediterranean as part of the EU’s ongoing rescue mission for migrants
Guided tours will take place this Saturday from 10 am – 12 pm and from 2 pm – 4 pm.