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Ireland West Tours

179 Castle Park, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 753 103
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Ireland West Tours

We just got back from Ireland and spent 3 separate days with Jim. He brilliantly created and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Atlanta, Georgia
Great private tour

Toured with Jim and his taxi throughout Conemmara. Great experience with my wife and daughter. He... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Steve T
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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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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
179 Castle Park, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 753 103

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We just got back from Ireland and spent 3 separate days with Jim. He brilliantly created and executed multiple endeavors and tied it in with transfers from one place to another. All while enjoying a lot of laughs along the way. We had a great...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Toured with Jim and his taxi throughout Conemmara. Great experience with my wife and daughter. He was very knowledgeable and friendly.

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had 1 day to spend in Galway and didn't want to spend it on a tour bus. I wanted to see Ireland and learn about the history and customs. After a few conversations Jim understood what I wanted and created a customized tour that...More

Thank vickiepete
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked Jim to take me to Ireland's School of Falconry and then for a tour around the area and he was excellent. When we got to the Falconry he was right behind me taking pictures with his professional camera and even told me he...More

Thank Emac23_20
Reviewed 19 May 2017

My husband and I spent a very memorable day exploring the Connemara with Jim. From the time we first made contact via email until we said good bye at the end of our day Jim was a delight and easy to work with. He picked...More

Thank bluewaterdiva
Reviewed 12 May 2017

In March 2017, our family was in Galway visiting our daughter who was studying abroad there for the semester. We had a tour of the Connemara region with Jim and at the end, he very generously gave us his contact information in case our daughter...More

Thank Z77062
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I spent a day with Jim exploring The Burren and the Cliffs of Moher. We were blessed with a mild, sunny day and took full advantage of this. As a keen but amateur photographer, it was great to be able to discuss some basic technical...More

Thank jcmi21
Reviewed 11 April 2017

My husband and I hired Jim to take us around west Ireland on our honeymoon. We didn't want to worry about navigating and driving around foreign roads and my mother had hired Jim a few years back when she took a trip. Based on her...More

1  Thank MegChristine22
Reviewed 3 March 2017

My husband and I spent only a little over 24 hours in Galway amidst our weekend trip to Dublin. We were eager to see the countryside, and we didn't want to go on a big all-day coach tour. I found Jim from Ireland West Tours...More

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Jim P, Owner at Ireland West Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2017

Many thanks for your kind words and for sending me a copy of the "Selfie". It was an absolute pleasure to have you and i will remember the fun we had, particularly sharing jokes, for a long time.

Reviewed 23 February 2017

We had booked Jim Parlsow of Ireland West Tours to take us on an all day adventure to both Lettermullen and Roundstone in Co Galway. Our purpose was to do some research and find out more about our Irish ancestors. We liked the idea of...More

2  Thank Diane M
Jim P, Owner at Ireland West Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2017

Hi Diane, Many thanks for your review. It's always a great feeling for us when we track down an actual ancestral home. I'm really chuffed that you actually framed some of my photos to hang in your home ! Thank you, Jim

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Hi Mr. Parslow - We are interested in a private tour around the coast of county Mayo - Lough, Letterfrack, Clifden, Kylemore Abbey, Castlebar Leeanun /Doo Lough Pass to Louisburgh then West to Killeen near the Srahmee Megalith Tomb then Westport. I don't know if this is in the right order but we would like to see ancient ruins, churches and small towns. there will be three of us. What is the cost? I can send you my email if you can send me yours in private. Thanks, Jessica Josephson
20 August 2016|
Response from Les57 | Reviewed this property |
I think you sent this to the wrong person.
I have tried to contact you through email and have not received a reply. Is there another way to get in touch with you? I haven't had any luck with your phone number either. Thank you!
16 April 2016|
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Response from Jim P | Property representative |
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
Danielle L
My Mom and I will be in Galway on September 23-24. We would be interested in a day tour on Saturday Sept 24 that would take us from Galway to Killarney with interesting stops along the way. We would be staying in Killarney on Saturday evening. Is this possible and if so what would be the cost. Thank you so much. Danielle LaForgia
31 March 2016|
Response from Jim P | Property representative |
Ireland West Tours Hi This is Jim Parslow from Ireland West Tours. Many thanks for your enquiry. I have attached some information on our tours and pricing and our terms and conditions which I hope will be of assistance... More