Clare Island's magnificent silhouette dominates the Atlantic horizon at the entrance to Clew Bay, Co. Mayo.

Clare Island Fast Ferries is a family-run business operating to Clare Island and Inishturk Island for generations.

Clare Island:
The trip takes 10 minutes on a fast ferry, the True Light. The island has much to offer with its natural beauty, majestic cliffs, scenic walks and its beautiful golden beach. The island boasts many historical buildings including the castle of Grace O’Malley (Granuaile) and the Cistercian Abbey.

The trip to Inishturk takes 45mins on a 97 passenger ferry, Naomh Ciaran II, allowing sufficient time to capture the panoramic views of the coastline. Inishturk is a haven of peace and beauty steeped in history. The varied terrain, endangered flora and traditional ways make it the perfect getaway from everyday stress and hustle.

  • Trips to Clare Island and Inishturk Island
  • Natural beauty and unique history and culture
  • Attractions include the beautiful sandy beach which surrounds the main harbour, over looked by Grace O’ Malleys Castle

Operates Year Round

Call or check online for sailing times 
All sailings are subject to weather and other conditions


Tickets can be purchased online at or at the ticket office at Roonagh Pier. Please phone for best family and group rates.

Useful Information

PARKING: Large car park at Roonagh Pier. Free of charge and protected by CCTV

Getting There

Ferry departs from Roonagh Pier, 30 mins from Westport. 1 km from Louisburgh turn right and continue to the end of the pier

Map Location: 53.761454, -9.903865
Contact O’Malley Ferries Clare Island and Inishturk Island

Clare Island, Co. Mayo, Ireland

Eircode: F28 CF68
T: +353 (0)98 25045
T: +353 (0)86 887 0814
T: +353 (0)87 660 0409
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