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Thomas Faherty Tours

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Address: | Kilronan, Inis Mor, Province of Connacht, Ireland
Phone Number:
+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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Island dream tour

My husband and I visited Innish Mor a few weeks ago and had the most amazing time! I had read some reviews and it was my goal to be able to see the Island with Thomas and one of... read more

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Saline, Michigan
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Saline, Michigan
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I visited Innish Mor a few weeks ago and had the most amazing time! I had read some reviews and it was my goal to be able to see the Island with Thomas and one of his awesome horses! After we got off the ferry we walked right over to where all of the horse and carts... More 

Thank cherylg288
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Liam and his horse (Robin) met us at the ferry in the pouring rain. He had the plastic canopy on the carriage and we all 7 of us piled in, lots of blankets supplied. Thankfully the rain stopped quite quickly and we had a tour around the island. Liam was very informative and told us some of the history of... More 

Thank jobloggslondon
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were greeted at the dock by Thomas. Luggage in hand and no reservation, he guided us up to his B&B. Sadly, they were full for the night, but his lovely wife secured a reservation for us at a nearby B&B for the evening. They even had our luggage delivered. We went on the day trip with Thomas and his... More 

Thank Shawn B
Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

We arrived on the Aran Islands on Easter Sunday with no plan but plenty of excitement and enthusiasm. We opted for the short plane ride (which was amazing), arrived at the airstrip and were then taken by van into town. Once there, we were snapping some photos and noticed a very handsome horse hooked to a beautiful old red wagon.... More 

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Reviewed 26 February 2017

We were initially going to bike around the island, but giving the pouring rain we stumbled upon this horse and buggy tour, and thank goodness we did!! We never would have found the Worm Hole otherwise (definitely the #1 must see on the island) or have learned nearly as much about the history of the island. He knows exactly where... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Reviewed 29 October 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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Reviewed 20 September 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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Reviewed 4 August 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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Reviewed 25 July 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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Reviewed 18 July 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 

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