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Thomas Faherty Tours

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Address: | Kilronan, Inis Mor, Province of Connacht, Ireland
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+353 99 61292

Take a trip with Thomas Faherty around the island in a pony & trap, and...

Take a trip with Thomas Faherty around the island in a pony & trap, and see the beautiful sights of Inis Mor the old-fashioned way. Pony & trap tours are a family tradition and date back to the 1940s.


You will hear wonderful stories and interesting island histories, all while taking in the amazing surroundings at a picture friendly pace. Stops are made along the route to let visitors explore. You can look for seals during low tide and hike up to Dun Aonghasa. But what makes Thomas and his tours so different? He likes to point out what other tourists may never get the chance to see, or have even heard about. Like the wormhole.


No matter the length of your stay on the island, whether you wish for a private tour

for two or an afternoon jaunt for ten, a tour can be arranged.

that accommodates to your plans.

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Horse and buggy sightseeing

Thomas (pronounced Toe Maas, with the accent on the Maas ;-) met my brother and sister and I at the docks with an offer of a horse and buggy ride around the gorgeous Irish island... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 28, 2016
Copenhagen, Denmark
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Thomas (pronounced Toe Maas, with the accent on the Maas ;-) met my brother and sister and I at the docks with an offer of a horse and buggy ride around the gorgeous Irish island of Inishbofin, County Galway. We were there to visit the "Island of the White Cow" from which many of our ancestors come. The winds were... More 

Thank mgillman2016
Findlay, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

did a three hour tour of the island with Tom. Nice way to here about the island, get around, and see the sights. He is an exceptional guide.

Thank T S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Visited in July and met a very nice jarvey who introduced us to the horse "Jonny cash" we had a wonderful tour with stops wherever we wanted. One of our guests was disabled and there was all the help we needed to get him on and off the carriage. A good tour with plenty of stops and great value for... More 

Thank Jomac90
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

I highly recommend Thomas Faherty pony horse and cart. He picked us up from the ferry and brought us straight to the horse and cart, was very chatty and the kids took to him straight away and to his horse Chocolate too. The tour was brilliant and he pointed out points of interest along the way, we stopped off twice... More 

Thank Aud5
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016

Me and my wife had a tour if Inis Mor in June 2015 and I'm so sorry that I can write about our experience right now after a tough year. We booked our trip by mail and Christopher, out driver, was there waiting for us with the carriage and the good horse Johnny. After few minutes waiting to check if... More 

Thank Marco1969
Asbury Park, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016

We visited Inis Mor/Inishmore in April, 2016, and had the good fortune to take a Pony Trap tour with John Dirrane. Most people come to the island for the day and then take the ferry back to Galway or to another island, but we were staying the night. John was thrilled to hear this, because that meant he could give... More 

Thank Ken J
Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

We booked John and his trap and pony for a group of 6. He was waiting for us at the dock. It was a rainy day to start and his wagon has a cover which was great, plus he has plenty of warm blankets to keep you comfortable. He is so friendly and informative and will stop any time you... More 

Thank Terri B
Rawtenstall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2016

What a way to see the island! We went to Inis Mor by ferry and chose to tour the island by pony and trap. Our guide, Patrick, was so welcoming and entertaining as he gave us a very personal commentary on the island and the places we visited. It was a trip back in time that was worth every cent.

Thank david_gilbert850
Ballyvaughan, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Thomas is one of the great man of Aran. Gave us a very relaxed day. Allowed us to grab a cup of tea before heading off, then quickly convinced us to get the later boat home so that we could make the most of our time. Glad we listened to him! Interesting facts and local stories, filling us in on... More 

Thank joe f
Ormond Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2016

This was our second visit to Inishmor in a year, and Thomas has taken us by pony trap both times. He met us promptly at the dock and gave us the best tour of the Island ever. It is absolutely the best way to see the sights, and if you are going there for the day, or over night, make... More 

Thank John N

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