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Lovely place, lovely people, great for Irish speakers and learners

Tory is simply amazing! I visited during an Irish course for speakers of Scottish Gaelic and fell... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Alasdair M
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Wild Atlantic Way hot spot

Tory island is on the wild Atlantic way hiking routes and seriously deserves its place here. A 45... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Isle of Skye, United Kingdom
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Located only 11 kilometers from the mainland of Ireland, this small island features important historic attractions and excellent opportunities for bird watching.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Tory is simply amazing! I visited during an Irish course for speakers of Scottish Gaelic and fell in love with the island right away. We were met from the boat by Rí Thoraí - the King of Tory - Patsy Dan Mac Ruarí and all...More

Thank Alasdair M
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Tory island is on the wild Atlantic way hiking routes and seriously deserves its place here. A 45 min ferry crossing at €26 pp is excellent value for money. The mountains offer amazing views with their smokey tops as we departed the port. Arriving at...More

1  Thank my_life_my_choice
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Loved my visit to Tory Island in 2017. I sorta needed to get away from certain things on the mainland - like the car!! And timetables!! Just loved getting back to nature & walking about during the day - even if it meant getting the...More

Thank Eoin09
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Caught the Ferry from Magheroarty €26 per person. The Ferry is always on time. It's 9 miles to Tory and takes 40 - 45 minutes. We were met by The King of Tory as he meets most Ferry's and greets everyone on the Ferry. What...More

Thank Wilfiej10
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I debated heavily after reading the reviews but in the end decided to head over to Tory Island, and to our delight it's been the highlight of our trip so far! We took the 1:30 ferry as the 11:30 was already full...More

2  Thank Colleen M
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Whether an experienced walker or not Tory Island has a lot to interest the walker. A lighthouse, war graves, beaches, an artists cottage and stunning cliffs are just some of the highlights. The ferry details can be obtained from the Toryislandferry website and there is...More

1  Thank Frankie T
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Why didn't I visit Tory sooner! I visited the island in July 2017 for 3 days. The area is fabulous and yes you could cram a trip into 1 day out in the morning and return in the evening but for me a few days...More

Thank TouristMM1X
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Tory island is well worth a trip... It was the highlight of our 5 days spent in Donegal! Located north of Gweedore which is an Irish speaking area! (Fanad Peninsula). I speak Munster Irish (gaelge) and was amazed that despite the difference in our dialect,...More

Thank sonyamsonyamsonyam
Reviewed 16 July 2017

We went to Tory on St.Patrick's weekend for a day trip and were so taken with the serenity, scenery and hospitality (particularly from Daniel in the social club) we decided to return for an overnight stay. Second visit was even more inspiring. Walking around the...More

Thank JKlondon09
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Having traveled the length and breath of Ireland I am blown away by Tory Island. I don't understand how it isn't mobbed with tourists because it is such good value, is such a genuinely welcoming place, has a night life that never ends. It is...More

Thank Pauline M
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Aileen M
24 August 2017|
Response from Peter D |
My cousin lives on Tory. I can't post a link here, doesn't allow it, if you go to Facebook and look up: Pud Boyle - his page has a picture of three children in B&W for profile picture and a picture of him and his wife also... More
Karen M
21 June 2017|
Response from Owen C |