Aran Island Ferries sail to the Aran Islands located in Galway Bay all year round. All boats depart from Ros a' Mhíl, a port 23 miles west of Galway City centre. Aran Island Ferries operate a fleet of luxury, purpose-built ferries that vary in passenger capacity to accommodate private charter, as well as our scheduled sailings and ensure that our customers enjoy the best possible service. All our boats (except the Sea Sprinter) have a snack bar serving light refreshments and alcoholic beverages. <br>
<li> Passengers are advised to allow one hour driving time from the City to the Port and must check in 1/2 an hour prior to sailing time.</li>
<li> If availing of our Shuttle Bus service which departs from Merchants Rd in the City Centre, passengers are advised to check in 1½ hours prior to sailing time.</li>
<li> Irish Free Travel Pass/ Senior Smart Pass accepted.</li>
<li> For excellent group and family rates please call our office.</li>
<li> Major credit cards accepted. </li>
No visit to Connemara is complete without a visit to Inishbofin Island, one of the most westerly Islands off the Irish coastline. The unique Island of Inishbofin is located only 10 kilometers off the north Connemara coast, and is only a 30 minute crossing from the idyllic fishing village of Cleggan, just minutes drive from Clifden. The Ferry Service is aboard the fast, Comfortable ferry named “The Island Discovery”. Located only ninety minutes west of Galway city Cleggan is the point of departure for the Ferry service to the island. The Island Itself, is a haven of beauty, boasting magnificent scenery from cliff top walks to the sea on all sides to white sandy beaches and an abundance of rare flora and fauna.
O'Brien Line operate the largest and most comfortable boats from Doolin. In business over 40 years has made this ferry company the longest running operators of ferries to the Aran Islands. Doolin is the Shortest and the Fastest crossing to the Aran Islands. The ferry to Inis Oirr and Inish Mór runs up to 4 sailings daily in summer and up to 2 daily sailings in winter. The ferry, named the M.V Tranquillity has Indoor and Outdoor Seating for 100 people, Full Bar/Shop on board, large windows For the best views, plasma Tv's, indoor heating/AC, sun deck and toilets.
The ferry service by Shannon Ferries takes only 20 minutes across the Shannon Estuary with departure points at Tarbert, Co. Limerick or Killlimer, Co. Clare. The journey will save you from the 85 miles (137 km) road trip from ferry terminal to ferry terminal. It provides an ideal launching point to the many attractions in Clare, Kerry and adjoining counties. Whatever your reason for visiting the West and South west of Ireland, be it business or pleasure, plan on taking the Shannon Ferry across Ireland's finest river, where the resident schools of Dolphins regularly display their talents for the visitors. With the new state of the art ferries you are assured a relaxing trip and a warm welcome.
Discover Connemara, a beautifully scenic region just north of Galway City with Lally Tours. This tour includes stops at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Gardens, Leenane Village, Killary Fjord and the village of An Spidéal overlooking Galway Bay.
Cliffs of Moher & The Burren Day Tour
The unmissable Cliffs of Moher & Burren Tour with Lally Tours includes up to 2 hours at the cliffs and includes stops at the lunar-like Burren region, Dunguaire Castle, Aillwee Caves & Birds of Prey Centre and the charming village of Doolin overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.
Cliffs of Moher Express Bus
A Non-Stop Express Shuttle Service to the Cliffs of Moher with Lally Tours. Experience Ireland’s natural, mysterious, 214m (702 ft) high cliffs and interactive visitor centre. You’ll have 2 full hours to explore on your own before heading back to Galway.
Galway City Hop-on Hop-off Tour
Explore Galway with one of Lally Tours' friendly guides to learn about this colourful city and see it from the best vantage point: an open top bus! You’ll see everything from medieval walls in the city centre to the sandy beaches of Salthill. Hop on and off as much as you’d like and your ticket is valid for 24 hours.