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Clare Island Ferry Co.

Clare Island | Westport, Westport, Ireland
+353 98 23737
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Clare island a eye opener

15 min boat journey..only 160 people living on Island... one shop and two eating places...only... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
denise1748
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Dublin, Ireland
Interesting crossing

We had a very rough and wet crossing. Thankfully it only lasted 20 minutes. It was a very busy day... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
Karen L
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Official Ferry Company servicing Clare Island since 1880. Daily sailings all year around (weather permitting). Book online for reduced fares.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“rough ride” (2 reviews)
“day trip” (5 reviews)
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Clare Island | Westport, Westport, Ireland
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+353 98 23737
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Reviewed 2 days ago

15 min boat journey..only 160 people living on Island... one shop and two eating places...only downside there was no one to guide you once off boat and everything had to be done by foor or bike.

Thank denise1748
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We had a very rough and wet crossing. Thankfully it only lasted 20 minutes. It was a very busy day on the island and the ferries seem to be going back and forward as fast as they could during the morning to make sure everybody...More

Thank Karen L
BrianOGrady, Manager at Clare Island Ferry Co., responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Hi Karen, Thank you for your review and thank you for travelling with Clare Island Ferry, O'Grady's. You travelled on the day there was a fundraiser in aid of Barretstown Children's Charity and 50% of your fare was donated to the charity which raised over...More

Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Was a pleasure to use the ferry. The staff all very helpful. The journey was lovely and relaxing. Only down was no sign of dolphins but can't blame anyone for that!

Thank C1McTigue2177mayo
Reviewed 29 June 2017

We had a 6 month old with us and crew very helpful and friendly. Short, 15 mins, trip out to Clare Island which is lovely and well worth a visit. Road to Roonagh from the main road took us longer than expected, mostly single track...More

Thank Lee M
BrianOGrady, General Manager at Clare Island Ferry Co., responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2017

Hi Lee Thank you for traveling with Clare Island Ferry O'Grady's and we are glad that you all enjoyed your time on clare Island. Hope you see you again sometime soon. Regards Brian O'Grady

Reviewed 14 June 2017

They got as there as they promised; easy to book in advance. Not much in the way of service in Roonagh or at Clare Island, but they were friendly and helpful.

Thank amymark626
BrianOGrady, General Manager at Clare Island Ferry Co., responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Hi Amy/Mark, Thank you for your review for Clare Island Ferry Co O'Grady's and hope to see you on board again some time.

Reviewed 13 June 2017

This is one of the nicest islands of the coast of Ireland, people are very friendly and the scenery and beaches are breathless. Well worth a day trip or a nights camping.

Thank Sea S
BrianOGrady, General Manager at Clare Island Ferry Co., responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Thank you for your review of Clare Island and we hope to see you again sometime soon and i hope you enjoyed your ferry crossing with Clare Island Ferry Co O'Grady's

Reviewed 17 May 2017

We travelled to Clare Island for the day with 2 babies in prams, the crew were very helpful, carrying the prams on to and off the ferry for us. The Ireland itself is beautiful for a walk around however there isn't much to do other...More

Thank Liam_omuk
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

A very enjoyable trip to Clare Island with friendly and helpful boat crew and everything on time. Good website

Thank swankate2016
BrianOGrady, Manager at Clare Island Ferry Co., responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Hi Kate, Thank you very much for your review and we are glad that you enjoyed your trip with Clare Island Ferry and your day out on the Island.

Reviewed 5 October 2016

I was a little concerned but they got us there and back with no problems. It is a rough ride on certain days but we survived.

Thank flpab
Reviewed 21 September 2016

We arrived at Louisburgh Harbour and were greeted by Brian he was very helpful and made us feel at home. The weather was kind so the boat trip was smooth and the milk delivery did not get a chance to turn to butter. All the...More

Thank philomenap
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mtm562016
18 September 2016|
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Response from annwilliams_8 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, There is no street address, but it is at Roonagh Pier. There are signs to Roonagh from Westport and also coming from south of Roonagh. Just google it and you will see it on a map. It is a bit out in the country.
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mtm562016
18 September 2016|
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Response from annwilliams_8 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, The pier is about 30 min. From Westport. It is rather remote and, to my knowledge there is no public transport. You could probably get a cab. There were a limited number of seats on the ferry. You mention seats are... More
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