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Ireland West Tours

179 Castle Park, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 751 910
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great tour of ireland west coast

Jim was wonderful had a great tour of the Connemara back roads one day and then a trip to cliffs... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2016
dianekelseywalt
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Long Island City, New York
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We have traveled quite a bit and taken many tours. Quite simply, this tour is top notch and Jim is... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2015
Mfarquar_MA
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South of Boston, Massachusetts
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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 timetable, itinerary and pace of the tour. We bring you to see the real West of Ireland and we bring you to places where the tour buses don't go.
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“tour bus” (9 reviews)
“private tour” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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179 Castle Park, Galway, Ireland
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+353 91 751 910

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Reviewed 10 January 2016

Jim was wonderful had a great tour of the Connemara back roads one day and then a trip to cliffs of moher the next. rain even held off for us! would definitely recommend this private tour well worth it. And Jim is a really great...More

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Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

We have traveled quite a bit and taken many tours. Quite simply, this tour is top notch and Jim is a master tour guide: expertly knowledgeable, flexible, and most importantly, completely invested in you having a wonderful time. He is easy-going, kind and there was...More

3  Thank Mfarquar_MA
Reviewed 13 November 2015

We hired Jim from Ireland West Tours and were totally delighted with both him and the suggestions he gave us as to what route to take through Connemara! The highlight of our day was seeing the wild Connemara Ponies! Jim had come prepared with apples...More

Thank Robin S
Reviewed 28 October 2015

My husband and I had the incredible good fortune to have hired Jim Parslow as our guide for five and a half days in October 2015. When people ask what we enjoyed most about our trip, we unhesitatingly respond, “Jim, our amazing guide!” From the...More

2  Thank Karin1952
Jim P, Owner at Ireland West Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2015

Many Many Thanks for your review. I too was very sad leaving both of you as we had built up a great rapport in a short time and it was a joy to have you. I enjoyed working (not sure if that's the right word)...More

Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

Without a car, my three friends and I wanted to see Connemara, but not on a big bus. We booked Ireland West Tours and were so glad we did. Our guide was , Paul, who as someone else said, does look a bit like Steve...More

Thank Beanie
Jim P, Owner at Ireland West Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2015

Many thanks for your review and we are very happy that you enjoyed your tour with us and we hope to see you again for a tour of the Cliffs of Moher or maybe Kerry. Paul send his regards and also says thank you.

Reviewed 6 October 2015

We looked into renting a car, but for about the same price, Jim and Paul from Ireland West Tours showed us that touring with them was the ideal way to experience the Emerald Isle. Jim gave us great advice about what to see and do...More

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Jim P, Owner at Ireland West Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2015

Many thanks for your review. We are happy that you were pleased with our service and that we were able to facilitate you when the the weather was not so good. Paul asked me to give you his best wishes and express his gratitude. Jim

Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

My sister and I just returned from our first trip to Ireland. I cannot say enough about how pleased we were with Ireland West Tours. My sister did not want to drive ourselves and I wanted no part of a large tour bus. Ireland West...More

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Jim P, Owner at Ireland West Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2015

Thank you for your review, it is much appreciated. I'm glad that you found your relatives in Roscommon. Pat said the you were great customers and sends his best wishes. We look forward to seeing you in the West of Ireland again some time. Jim

Reviewed 17 September 2015

Having visited Ireland twice before, this time we were interested in a less “touristy” and more authentic experience for our first excursion into the west counties. Based on some excellent Tripadvisor reviews of Ireland West Tours we engaged the company for a week. Working with...More

2  Thank KareninKansas
Jim P, Owner at Ireland West Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2015

Many thanks for your review, I really appreciate it. Thanks to both of you for being such wonderful customers and being a joy to work with. I too feel that I started with customers and finished with friends. Looking forward to meeting you again sometime,...More

Reviewed 6 July 2015

Our family of four had the most wonderful time touring Ireland and would highly recommend using Ireland West Tours. We considered bus tours but, based on previous experiences, decided to look for a private tour guide. We found Ireland West Tours through Tripadvisor. Jim Parslow...More

3  Thank Jeannie K
JimPars, Owner at Ireland West Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2015

Many thanks for your kind review and for choosing Ireland West Tours. We are very happy that you enjoyed your visit to The West of Ireland. Paul has asked me to thank you and your family for being such wonderful customers to work with and...More

Reviewed 10 June 2015

We just returned from a 10 day trip to the UK. We only had one day in Galway and I really wanted to see Kylemore Abbey. Since we were taking the bus from Dublin to Galway and wanted to do a little shopping, Jim suggested...More

Thank Ccboltie
JimPars, Owner at Ireland West Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2015

Many thanks for your review. It was a pleasure to tour with you and your daughter. I love the photo of the the Rhododendron with Kylemore Abbey in the background that you included. I hope to see both of you in Ireland again.

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Hi, we have had some intermittent problems with our email but it is working again or my landline is 0035391753103 and cell phone is 00353872257339. Apologies for the inconvenience. Jim Parslow
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Ireland West Tours Hi This is Jim Parslow from Ireland West Tours. Many thanks for your enquiry. I have attached some information on our tours and pricing and our terms and conditions which I hope will be of assistance... More
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