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Best tour of Connemara

My parents and I went on a private full day tour with Jim. We asked him to show us the best of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Suzanne f
via mobile
Cliffs of Moher Day Tour

I was looking for a tour for 8 people to the Cliffs of Moher- I prefer to do something small vs a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Danielle A
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Ireland West Tours provides the perfect solution for those that do not want to have the restraints of a Coach Tour but don't want the strains of a self drive tour. We provide private personalised tours where the customer gets to choose the...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
179 Castle Park, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 751 910
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My parents and I went on a private full day tour with Jim. We asked him to show us the best of Connemara and he did not disappoint us! Our B&B Ardawn House highly recommended him. When Jim met us, he asked what our interests...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was looking for a tour for 8 people to the Cliffs of Moher- I prefer to do something small vs a large tourist bus. This was exactly what I was looking for! Jim was very easy to work with over email. Our guide was...More

Thank Danielle A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We hired Jim Parslow for two days. The first day he took us to Connemara. We were on roads that weren’t even on the map! It was beautiful. The second day we toured The Burren and the Cliffs of Moher. He grew up in Galway,...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2018

We booked Ireland West tours for 2 day trips while we were on a family holiday to Galway (mostly because we were not comfortable driving on the left side of the road). I was so glad we opted for a small tour instead of the...More

1  Thank Julie M
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Spent a wonderful day with Jim showing us around the beautiful Ireland country side. Jim is a wealth of knowledge and very personable. We felt like we were spending time with an old friend. Because Jim arranges each tour to be small and focused on...More

Thank Robin B
Jim P, Owner at Ireland West Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Hi, thank you for your kind words. you were wonderful company and made my "job" very easy. Job is in inverted commas as it did not feel like work to show you around. Jim

Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

This was the best tour my family and I have ever been on. Jim was very accommodating and took us to see beautiful places we never would have found on our own. He knows people everywhere and it really makes you feel welcome in Ireland....More

Thank Kit B
Jim P, Owner at Ireland West Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2018

Hi Kit, it was an absolute pleasure to bring you and your family around Connemara. I am delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and I appreciate it your very kind words. Jim

Reviewed 26 May 2018

I specifically booked Jim Parstow and a saloon car, a few months ago for my husband, daughter and me to tour the buren and visit the cliffs of Moher. I called Jim the night prior to finalize our itinerary. He informed me that he was...More

2  Thank Baywatchgal
Jim P, Owner at Ireland West Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

I’m very sorry that you were so disappointed and frankly I’m disappointed in having to reply to my first ever negative review. As I already informed you, our Terms and Conditions clearly state that “Ireland West Tours reserve the right to allocate available drivers to...More

Reviewed 5 April 2018

Jim gave a wonderful tour of the Burren, Galway, Connemara and castles and sights along the way. He was patient and really knew the best places to have a bowl of Irish stew or the best fish and chips. It was the best experience and...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2018

We spent two days with Jim touring around the West Coast of Ireland; staying in Galway, we traveled one day around Connemara and one day around the Burren. Jim is funny and informative, knows all the spots for a great picture, and ensured we saw...More

1  Thank Grace M
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Jim took my family four on a great adventure to small side road where we view countryside, animals grazing, water flowing and amazing terrain. I have a 14 year old and 16 year old that thouroughly enjoyed an 8 hour day trip that was captivating...More

2  Thank Sharon_and-Family69
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16 June 2018|
Response from Jim P | Property representative |
Sorry.I only became aware of your query now and it's probably too late. You can call me at +35391751910 if it's not too late. Jim
Kit B
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Response from Jim P | Property representative |
I do apologise but for some strange reason. I don't seem to have received an enquiry from you. If you don't mind, can you send me a copy and I'll reply immediately? Jim Parslow
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I think you sent this to the wrong person.