Tour Guide

Guided Tours of historic Galway city and its scenic surroundings with Jim Ward, a qualified Fáilte Ireland / Irish Tourist Board Regional Tour Guide.


Try A Galway Walking Tour

Vibrant Quay Street

Join Jim Ward on an enjoyable walkabout of Galway’s medieval town. Find out about the world-famous Claddagh ring, ‘Humanity Dick’ Martin and Galway’s many festivals. Explore Galway’s unique Irish culture, its bi-lingual city status with Jim, a Gaeilgeóir (Irish speaker).

The historic Lynch Window

Along the way, visit iconic Galway landmarks such as Eyre Square, Lynch’s Castle, St Nicholas’ Church, The King’s Head pub, and Spanish Arch. Learn why they have such significance beyond Galway and Ireland.

Walk along the River Corrib, fastest flowing in Europe, to Galway Cathedral and university, or take Jim’s historic tour of 1916 Galway around the county.

Experience Galway, midpoint of the Wild Atlantic Way, capital of the province of Connacht and of the Gaeltacht where Irish is the predominant tongue, gateway to the West and to Connemara. Jim’s knowledge of Irish placenames is handy here…tá sé líofa sa teanga – he is fluent in Irish!

Join Jim on a trip there or to the Aran islands, or south to the Burren and world-famous Cliffs of Moher.

Enjoy a quick tour if you have an hour to spare, or take a full day out. Bain sult as turas san Iarthiar.

Tribes of Galway
Derived from an image by Eoin Gardiner (Creative Commons)