Charlestown, Co. Mayo
Ireland West Private Tours are different and unique. We will take you to those out of the way gems where the conventional tour operators never go. We can offer you a truly unique holiday experience, encompassing an imaginative mixture of breathtaking scenery, relaxing exercise, local heritage, Irish culture, great food and excellent accommodation. We can custom make our tours to suit your particular interests and tastes. We pride ourselves on giving you a truly wonderful experience in the heart of the real Ireland.
Walking tours of Galway. Our knowledgeable local guides will show you the history and culture of this vibrant medieval city. Not only will our guides teach you the history of Galway City they will also give you an insight into what Galway is all about. Our guides will captivate you with stories of Galway past and present all delivered in an engaging and often humorous way.
Shanagurrane, Spiddal, Co. Galway
Fax: +353 91 553302
While visiting Galway why not take a day to explore the outlying areas of the county on an O'Neachtain tour bus? Forget about the worries of left-hand-side driving and getting lost! From the comfort of O'Neachtain tour bus you can see some of the most beautiful areas in Ireland, and with many stops to explore and experience you can truly get a feel for the countryside. You will bring home memories of the rugged beauty of the West of Ireland that will last a lifetime.
Furbo Hill, Furbo, County Galway
Fax: +353 91 591666
Scenic cruises on board the Corrib Princess with daily sailings from Woodquay, Galway. Cruise duration 1.5 hours. Full bar service. Boat available for charter from April - October.
The Marina, Carrick-On-Shannon, County Leitrim
Fax: +353 71 9621433
Emerald Star is Ireland's most prestigious boating holiday company established for over 34 years. Emerald Star has over 200 cruisers and offers the widest possible selection of craft, ranging from intimate two-berth to double, family-size ten-berth boats. The locations of the three cruiser stations have been chosen with extreme care so that you can choose between quite different types of cruising waters. They offer you a wide variety of landscapes, which will ensure your holiday is memorable. Base stations are located along three hundred miles of the Shannon and Erne at Belturbet on the Erne. Carrick-on-Shannon at the junction of the Boyle & Shannon Rivers, and at Portumna at the top of majestic Lough Derg. The Emerald Star staff will be delighted to advise you on your itinerary and sites not to be missed.
Cong, County Mayo
Fax: +353 92 46568
Longest established cruise company serving Lough Corrib & Inchagoill Island. Regarded as one of the most scenic cruise trips in Ireland.
Inchagoill Island, located midway between Cong (Mayo) and Oughterard (Galway), is one of the largest of many wooded islets along Lough Corrib. The island has spectacular views of the Maumturk range, Joyce Country and the mountains of Connemara, and it is also home to two ancient venerated sites, set close together in its woods; St Patrick’s Church, believed to have been erected in the 5th century, and the tiny 12th century Church of the Saints. There are secluded beaches and enchanting woods with a variety of walks around the island.
19 Shop Street, Galway
Fax: +353 91 564995
Lally's tours introduce historic and picturesque places of beauty and interest from Galway and Salthill. Our professional drivers want to share with you the uniqueness of the West, a place guaranteed to leave you gasping for more. Our Connemara day tour departs the Salhtill Tourist Office at 10.00am. This tour includes a visit to Kylemore Abbey. Our Burren Tour includes a visit to the breathtaking Cliffs of Moher. Departs from Salthill Tourist office at 9.45am and from the Galway Tourist Office at 10.00 am. The Old Galway Tour is a one hour sightseeing tour of the city, on a unique open top vintage double decker bus departing Forster Street every 90 minutes from 10.30am during the high season. Provides Guided Tours of -
56c Bowling Green, Galway
Fax: +353 91 564405
No visit to Connemara would be complete without a visit to Killary Fjord, a nine-mile long inlet which boasts some of the finest scenery in the West of Ireland.
Our purpose built luxury catamaran, which can accommodate up to 150 passengers, was designed to offer maximum comfort and safety to our guests, and also to allow them uninterrupted views of the spectacular scenery, which makes the Killary Fjord such a unique place to visit.
A trip on the Killary is a memorable experience regardless of weather. In fact the Killary is particularly exciting in wet weather given the many streams that swell and spring to life as the water cascades down the steep mountains that make up the Killary shoreline.
Full bar and food available on board. No seasickness money back guarantee. The ultimate rainy day experience in Connemara. All trips depart from and return to Nancy’s Point, 2km outside Leenane.
Open April to October. July/Aug Cocktail Cruise Special: Fri & Sat nightly.
Kilrush Creek Marina, Kilrush, Co. Clare
Fax: +353 65 9057327
The Shannon Estuary is Ireland's first marine Special Area of Conservation (SAC) and home to the counrty's only known resident group of bottlenose dolphins. We offer daily dolphin watch tours from Kilrush Creek marina on board our sightseeing ferry mv 'Dolphin Discovery' to observe these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat. A trip not to be missed! Over 100 dolphins have been identified using the estuary at different times and calves are born each year between May and August. Where better to spend some time than in the company of these amazing creatures. Sailing operates April to October (subject to demand and weather) and lasts 2-2.5 hours. 3-4 sailings during peak season. Prior booking advisable. We also operate the ferry service to Scattery Island, a 6th century monastic settlement, just 2 miles from Kilrush. Ring for further information. Location: Kilrush is 43kms from Ennis on the N68 & just 8kms from the Shannon Car Ferry at Killimer on the N67.
Castlegar, Co. Galway, Ireland
Fax: +353 91 753335
Based in Galway, Healy's operate a fleet of tour coaches that are available for all your group transportation requirements. Tours to the Burren and Connemara regions are available all year round.
Burren Tour: The Burren is a spectacular region of Ireland that must be visited while holidaying in Galway. Tour highlights include: Dunguaire Castle, Aillwee Caves, Poulnabrone Dolmen, Cliffs of Moher, Atlantic Coast Drive.
Connemara Tour: With the Connemara tour you will visit Kylemore Abbey, Killary Harbour, Maam Cross and see the world famous landscape of this region.
Apt.1, Blake House, Kirwans Lane, Cross Steet, Galway
The Galway Tour Company is "more than just a bus tour company". Offering day-tours to the Aran Islands, The Burren, Connemara and Galway City Walking & Coach Tours as well as Overnight and Eco-tours, the Galway Tour Company is also Galway’s most fun, informative and interactive tour company. Why not have a look at what we have to offer and get in touch if you want something else!
Eyre Square, Galway
Athenry, Co. Galway
Carriage rides around Athenry with Orange and Pablo the pony. Mobile 087 6521151.
Cultural Holidays on Inis Mór, Aran Islands, Ireland. Get to know the fascinating, rich and unique tradition of the Aran Islands that has existed here for thousands of years. Programmes with various topics: Set Dancing, Gaelic Singing, Storytelling, Archaeology, Celtic Heritage, Walks, Boat Trips, Traditional Basket Making and a lot more.
The Cliffs of Moher stand over 200m above the Atlantic - some of the highest cliffs in Europe. Their scale and beauty can only be truly appreciated when viewed from sea level. Our cruise will take you on a voyage of discovery along this 8km shoreline and a more enjoyable, enriching, and fulfilling experience you will not find on the Irish coastline.
A full service wholesaler specializing in Ireland for the escorted tour seeker as well as the independent traveler. From castles to cottages, rental cars to chauffeur-driven coaches, city breaks and country escapes. Come to a place where there are no strangers – just old friends. A place where personal attention is coupled with a vast knowledge of the destination. A place where you will experience value for your dollar. www.smireland.com
2 Westbourne Lodge, Knocklyon, Dublin 16
No matter how short your visit to Dublin is, you can now have a taste of the country life. Take some time out to sit back and relax in our comfortable air conditioned mini buses, admire the unforgettable views as we make our way out of the city and over the Dublin & Wicklow mountains down into the Garden of Ireland making frequent stops at some of Ireland's most prestigious pubs.
Set in some of the most beautiful surroundings you will visit Ireland's most famous pubs, such as Fitzgerald's of Avoca (as featured in Ballykissangel), Johnnie Foxes, The Meetings Of The Waters and many more. Relish the experience of drinking Guinness by an open fire, whilst listening to Traditional Live Music or chatting with the locals at the bar. Rural Pub Tours is the perfect way to see the sights and get a real Irish pub cultural experience. THIS IS A PUB CRAWL TO REMEMBER !!