Tory Ferry

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Smooth Sailing

We aim to provide you with the smoothest crossing so sit back and relax and enjoy your crossing.

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Colm Cille figures prominently in the history of the island which he chose as a place of retreat and meditation for his monks

Tory Island Basics

Learn a little about the island before you visit

Tory is officially known by it's Irish name, Toraigh

Tory is the most remote inhabited island of Ireland

14.5 kilometres (9.0 miles) off the north-west coast of County Donegal

The island is approximately 5 kilometres (3 miles) long and 1 kilometre (0.6 miles) wide, and 1.38 square miles.

The word Tory comes from the Middle Irish word Tóraidhe which means bandit

The population is divided among four towns – An Baile Thoir (East Town), An Baile Thiar (West Town), An Lár (Middletown) and Úrbaile (Newtown)

Tory is part of the Donegal Gaeltacht and Ulster Irish (Gaeilge Uladh) is the main Irish dialect in use

Tory Island Co-ordinates are: 55°15′45″N 8°13′00″W

Tory Ferry is a proud partner of the Wild Atlantic Way
Tory Ferry is registered as an official tourist service with Failte Ireland

About Your Ferry team

We are your Tory Ferry team and we're commited to bringing you the best service every day, year round. Please reach out to use if you have any ideas on how we can improve your experience

Peter Rodgers

Peter Rodgers


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Philip Boyle

Philip Boyle


Louise Boyle

Louise Boyle

Managing Director

Seamus Boyle

Seamus Boyle

Managing Director / Skipper

Torys Wishing Stone, is a flat-topped rock jutting out over the northern cliff-face of Balors Fort. A wish can also be granted to she or he who succeeds in throwing three stones in a row on to the stone.


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The Tory Ferry Mobile is available for free for Android and iOS devices. It gives you all the latest information on timetables, you can receive notifications about changes and buy tickets for your next trip to Tory Island.

Tory Ferry Mobile App, available on Android and iOS


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