SECURITY guards are keeping spectactors well away from the massive cruise ship the MS Artania in Killybegs today.
Hundreds of people are in the port to see the massive liver arrive.
However they are being prevented from getting closer as the pier is sealed off.
The cruiser, which has 1,200 passengers and 800 on board arrived earlier today.
The ship will be leaving at 8pm as scheduled.
Many of the passengers on board, most of whom are German and Swiss, are visitng the North West including Glenveagh National Park, Glemcolmcille and Sligo.
Tourism chiefs are hoping many of those who enjoy a day long break to Donegal may return on longer trips in the future.
You can play our video to see what the ship is like on the inside.