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Ireland West Tours

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179 Castle Park, Galway, Ireland
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Fantastic Day in Connemara

We just returned from a 10 day trip to the UK. We only had one day in Galway and I really wanted... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2015
Ccboltie
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Columbus, Ohio
Great way to tour Western Ireland

We recently spent four days touring the Connemara region, the Burren, the Ring of Kerry and the... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2015
TakeTheJourney
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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)
“back roads” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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179 Castle Park, Galway, Ireland
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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

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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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Reviewed 25 May 2015 via mobile

We recently spent four days touring the Connemara region, the Burren, the Ring of Kerry and the Dingle Peninsula. Availing ourselves of the services of Jim Parslow's Ireland West Tours to explore this most beautiful part of the country was the best decision we could...More

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JimPars, Owner at Ireland West Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2015

Many thanks for taking the time to do the review. It is very much appreciated and I'm glad you enjoyed your time with Patrick.

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Reviewed 25 May 2015

I cannot begin to explain how much our four days with Jim meant to us. My daughter and sister accompanied me on my first trip to Ireland and Galway. I was hoping to get a "feel" for the homeland of my great great grandparents who...More

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JimPars, Owner at Ireland West Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2015

Thank you for your kind comments. It was a great four days for me too and I also consider you as a new friend.

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Reviewed 25 March 2015

We hired Ireland West Tours because we did not want to go on bus tours, so we decided to have our own driver to take us wherever we wanted to go. Jim helped us make the best itinerary according to our needs and comprising all...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2015

We have just returned from 3 wonderful days touring around western Ireland with Paul and we loved every minute of it. We wanted to see as much of western Ireland as we could without having to take a tour bus or drive ourselves around, and...More

3  Thank norbertsmom
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Reviewed 16 November 2014

My husband and I toured for 5 days with Ireland West Tours and had a fantastic time! We were so happy with our decision. We felt like we were able to pack so many wonderful places into 5 days -- Cliffs of Moher, Connemara, Dingle...More

5  Thank RebBradAnd
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Reviewed 1 November 2014

We spent two days touring with Jim, but it was more like your knowledgeable family member showing you his local sites. Other than the obvious attractions such as Cliffs of Mohr, Jim took us off the beaten track to such sites as a fairy ring...More

3  Thank Janice M
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Reviewed 21 October 2014

Thanks to Tripadvisor we were so fortunate to find Jim Parslow and Ireland West Tours. Jim took my husband and I on a full day tour of the Burren. He was very personable, knowledgeable, and willing to accommodate any wishes we had. We especially enjoyed...More

2  Thank Michelle G
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Reviewed 30 September 2014

Just returned from the most fabulous trip to Ireland...made fabulous by our tour guide, Jim Parslow, owner of Ireland West Tours. From the moment Jim picked us up at the Shannon airport, he made us feel like family. He toured with us for six days!...More

3  Thank Cathy C
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Reviewed 19 September 2014

My mother and Father are from Galway (Connemara) and 5 sisters, 1 x cousin and 1 x daughter surprised my sister for her 50th birthday with a trip to Galway. We didnt have cars and wanted to visit family homes. I found Ireland West tours...More

2  Thank Sharon V
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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.
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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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