It was a misty morning that greeted visitors to Killybegs this morning for the visit of the MS Queen Elizabeth, the largest cruise ship ever to have berthed in the harbour.
Their enthusiasm was clear to be seen and a clear indication that Donegal and Killybegs is becoming a regular and welcome gateway to a host of Donegal attractions.
It is the same length of the Queen Victoria which visited two months ago in May, but if you add in the technical specifications and the number of rooms, today's magnificent ship, part of the Cunard line, makes it the largest.
One of the earliest visitors on board was Cathaoirleach of Donegal County Council, Seamus O'Domhnaill, who was given a tour of the impressive cruise ship. He met with Captain Aseem Hashmi who was presented with a number of mementoes on his first visit to the North West of Ireland.
As he went onboard, many of the two thousand plus visitors onboard were making their way onshore to catch some of the many wonderful sights available to visit and see in the county of Donegal.
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