Clew Bay Cruise Map
Learscáil Cúrsála Chuam Mó
Cruise Sights & Points Of Interest
Radhairc Cúrsála & Baill Suntais
Home to a Seal Colony numbering approximately 400. We'll sail within metres of these majestic animals and observe them in their natural habitat. During the months of June , July & August we'll see this years new seal pups.
John Lennon's Island
An island paradise owned and inhabited by John Lennon. As we inch past the shores of this island you'll be able to re-imagine the time that was; the hippy commune and Beatle mania.
The holy mountain of Croagh Patrick has long been a place of worship. St. Patrick is said to have fasted and prayed at the summit. Join us on and see " The Reek " ( the mountains nickname locally ) from a panoramic angle.
Our Modern Ship
Ár Long Nua-Aoiseach
The ” Spiorad Naomh Phádraig”( Spirit of St. Patrick ) is a modern 50 passenger ship.It is split over two decks ; a lower enclosed heated lounge (50 seats) & an upper outdoor deck (24 seats / 26 standing places).The ship has many amenities, including a bar , café , toilets , Free Wi-fi , phone charging docks, smoking area & more.
Other Cruise Sights & Points Of Interest
Radhairc Cúrsála Eile & Baill Suntais
Local folklore counts the islands of Clew Bay at 365, one for every day of the year. Formed during the last Ice Age as the recceding glacier exposed this amazing landscape. One of the finest examples of drumlin topography in Europe.
The Pirate Queen
Tales of Grainne Uaile , the Pirate Queen, who ruled these waters. Re-live the escapades of this wily lady through story, who was at one stage the most feared woman in all of Europe.
The Achill Disaster
1894. Tragedy strikes when a boat capsizes and more than 30 Achill islanders lose their lives. Hear the tale of this horrific drowning , the worst to hit Clew Bay , as we sail over the place of the tragedy.
We’ll set eyes on Inishgort Lighthouse. It’s here the bay opens to Clare Island and the beautiful Atlantic horizon.