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O Malley Ferries (Clare Island) Ltd
Westport, Co. Mayo
Passenger ferry service to Clare Island and Inishturk Island. Large 97 pass ferry to Inishturk and fast ferry for 38 passengers taking just 10 minutes to Clare Island.

O'Malley Ferries (Clare Island) Ltd., is a family-run business based on Clare Island, Co. Mayo. The O'Malley family are natives of Clare Island and have been seafarers for many generations.

Two fully licensed ferries, the "Naomh Ciaran II" and the "True Light", provide year-round links between the Mainland, Clare Island and Inishturk Co. Mayo.

The ferry trip to Clare Island takes less than 10 minutes while the trip to Inishturk takes approximately 50 minutes.

Both ferries are fully licensed by the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport.

Clare Island

Clare Island’s magnificent silhouette dominates the Atlantic horizon in Clew Bay, County Mayo.

Clare Island’s spectacular natural beauty and unique history and culture makes it a highlight of any trip to the west of Ireland.

Clare Island’s beautiful sandy beach, surrounding the main harbour and Granuaile's Castle, is our greatest natural amenity.

Clare Islands' remarkably varied terrain offers the ideal territory for both serious hill-walkers and the casual visitor out for a stroll.


Inishturk is a small beautiful island located 9 miles off the west coast of Mayo. It rises boldly from the wild North Atlantic in wall-like cliffs to the northwest and steep hills to the north. This tranquil Island, sits atop cliffs and steep hills that drop down to the Atlantic.

The island's rugged pathways and trails offer hill walkers plenty of opportunities to explore.

Tips from locals

Ask about their legendary ancestor, 16th century pirate queen Grace O'Malley.

Contact details
Prospect,Westport,Co Mayo
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