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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...more
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| Kilronan, Inis Mor, Province of Connacht, Ireland
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All reviews pony trap great tour inis mor johnny cash worm hole aran islands his knowledge take photos short notice fun ride would highly recommend this tour gave an excellent pay in cash stay warm dun aengus stay overnight beautiful island
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Reviewed October 29, 2018

We were staying at the Seacrest B&B so it was very convenient to take this tour. Our guide was Tom (not Thomas Flaherty, but a gentleman who works for him). The wagon was very new and comfortable, enclosed so you didn't need to worry about...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MT1
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

What an absolute wonderful way to spend the day touring the island. Beautiful carriage with outstanding Irish hospitality-blankets, covers from the wind and stories that will warm your heart . Next visit we would stay overnight at their B&B so we could have two days...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Christina S
Reviewed October 2, 2018

We had a wonderful time touring around with a jarvey, at the Aran Islands. It was so peaceful and beautiful. Just make sure you dress warm. We were there in late September and the ocean winds made it a bit too cold. Even thou they...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 29, 2018

Thomas is a very sweet, kind, humorous, patient, and gracious man. His horses, Johnny and Clyde are his perfect companions. From the moment of booking, this tour was professional and prompt. He is very accommodating to his guests! We visited Ireland during their heat wave...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank CDR1857
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

Thomas was awesome. He told us so many stories while we had a nice ride around the island, with plenty of time to get off and explore/take pictures. Definitely book with him. He was so nice. Next time we want to stay at his b&b...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

I would recommend this to anyone. Thomas made our day so wonderful on the island. He stopped every time we asked him to with a smile on his face. He even called to see if we could get on a later boat.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

In early September, the two of us along with five other unrelated tourists had the misfortune of taking this tour. The problems: 1) thomas hurries you into carriage wagon yet provides no summary of what you'll be seeing during the four hour tour. 2) Thomas...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

We had such a lovely tour of Inishmore! Our tour guide Neve was such a joy to listen to. She grew up on the island and had many interesting tales to tell on the tour. The pony and cart was like the limousine of the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Lmhodges77
Reviewed August 15, 2018

really enjoyed our tour of the Inishmore. This pony and cart was the nicest we saw on the island, very clean and larger than most of the others we saw, it could hold 8 passengers. It had a cover to keep you dry if it...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Arrived on island about 10am and got on this tour at seacrest b&b after spending some time playing with their dog Bailey who stole our hearts...thomas was friendly, informative and pleasant...everything you'd want in a tour guide! We had excellent weather but still used the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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kellyw101069
September 6, 2018|
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Response from Sunshine97222 | Reviewed this property |
Try to reserve, but if they have room they’ll fit you in.
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We paid €25 per person
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Wilbur856
New Jersey
Aran Islands (Inishmore) - Day Trip or Overnight? (2 Replies)
Hello! Planning our first trip to Ireland in May and would like to fit in a visit to the Aran Islands. Is it possible to just do a day trip or is there a huge benefit to overnight? If overnight, accommodation suggestions? The idea of touring on a pony cart sounds like so much fun...thoughts? (I was looking at the Thomas Faherty Tours website) To combine topics...thoughts on the boat tours of the Cliffs of Moher? Thanks for your help!
January 19, 2018|
Response fromoma14|
IMHO well worth spending the night on any of the Aran Islands....I can tell you from experience that Thomas Faherty is an excellant idea....he is delightful, tells the history along the way, will take pictures for you, stops and lets you have a break so you can wander around the shops and eat lunch....it lasts 3-4 hours and is time well spent.....