Plan Your Visit

Clare Island is three miles off the west Mayo coastline and the ferry departs from Roonagh Pier, outside Louisburgh.

Clare Island FerryWeather depending, there are a number of Clare Island ferry crossings scheduled daily with the frequency varying at different times of the year.

For the main season (May to September), there are four to five daily crossings during the week and four on weekends. Click here for the current Clare Island ferry timetables.

There is free car-parking at Roonagh Pier and people generally travel to the island as foot passengers. Most of the guest accommodation is within easy strolling distance of the harbour, and accommodation providers further afield are often happy to collect you. If needed, there is taxi hire also available. (Phone Bridget O’Leary: 098 25640)

There is a mix of accommodation available, including B&B, self-catering, hostel, camping and a high-end luxury guesthouse. See the full list of accommodation here.

Dining options are provided by The Community Centre, the Stone Barn Cafe and . For more information on dining options, click here

The Island

Clare Island is situated at the mouth of Clew Bay just north of Connemara...

Useful Numbers

We have included some useful phone numbers when visiting us on Clare Island...


We have included the most common questions here about the island and facilities...

Useful Links

We have included some useful website links that you might need when visiting us...