One of the finest cruise ships in the world is coming to Donegal this week.

The MS Queen Victoria will  be visiting Killybegs for the first time on Sunday.

Part of the famous Cunard Line. the luxury ship is due to arrive at 09.00 and departing at 6.00 pm.

It will have with 1988 passengers and 981 crew on board.

The huge ship weighs 90,049 tonnes and will be the biggest vessel ever to visit a Donegal port.

It is roughly three times the length of a soccer pitch.

Queen Victoria’s facilities include seven restaurants, thirteen bars, three swimming pools, a ballroom, and a theatre.

Last year it went for a refit at a leading shipyard in Italy.

The video below gives you an insight into life on board this luxury vessel.

The MS Queen Victoria is calling at Killybegs as part of a cruise that began in Southampton on May 12th and ends back in the southern English port on May 25th.

The other ports of call are: Cobh, Dublin, Greenock, Isle Of Skye Sail By, Kirkwall, Portree Isle Of Skye, Belfast, Liverpool, and St Peter Port.

For more see this week's Donegal Post, in the shops tomorrow, Wednesday, May 16th.

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