Irish Ferries announced the news this afternoon

Irish Ferries says it's unlikely it will operate a service between Rosslare & France in 2019.

The company announced the news this afternoon.

However Irish Ferries says they will continue to review the situation.

The Irish Ferries Twitter account says customer feedback shows most people find it is easier to travel to Dublin Port than Rosslare.

It says the company remains committed to Rosslare Port.

However Labour Party leader Brendan Howlin has described the move as shocking: