When you are staying on Achill Island, why not add another island onto your journey and go and visit stunning Clare Island at the mouth of Clew Bay.The dramatic lighthouse and cliffs,Grace O'Malleys castle, the Abbey, fantastic views into Clew Bay are all ahead of you if you care to make that journey.
The Clare Island Ferry Company is owned and operated by Brian & Alan O’Grady, natives of Clare Island whose family have been operating the Clare Island Ferry service since 1880. Alan & Brian operate the largest and most modern ferries to Clare Island, fully certified by Failte Ireland and the Department of the Marine.
Alan & Brian operate a scheduled service to Achill (Cloughmore) every Wednesday to collect the doctor. Visitors can travel on this trip by booking. They also provide a charter service to Achill Island on demand.
Please call Brian or Alan for more information (086) 8515003 or (087) 9004115
In summertime, an extra service runs from Cloughmore on a Sunday, the times of the ferries are:
Wed: depart 09.30 from Darbys Point return 15.30 from Clare Island
Sun: depart 10.00 from Darbys Point return 15.30 from Clare Island
Advance booking is essential and information is available from 098 23737 / 086 8515003 / 087 9004115.