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Wild Atlantic Way award for Cape Clear Ferries

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Wild Atlantic Way award for Cape Clear Ferries

A Wild Atlantic Way award for Cape Clear Ferries.

Some compliments are more cherished than others. Amongst the best is recognition by your peers and industry colleagues. And so we were delighted to be awarded the Best West Cork Wild Atlantic Way Tourism Business at this years West Cork Business Awards recently.

The photo shows, Josephine O’Driscoll (Fáilte Ireland) presenting the award to Séamus, Karen and Brendan at a reception held in the Maritime Hotel in Bantry.

Not the First

Of course, this is not our first award. We were honored to be chosen as the Outstanding West Cork Tourism Business in 2018.  The same year National Geographic nominated our Fastnet Tour in the top 10 attractions on Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way. And beautiful Cape Clear Island was named one of the top 10 most beautiful islands in Europe by Vogue Australia in 2019.

Cailín Óir
Cailin Óir sailing
Carraig Aonair
Carraig Aonair on 3 May 2023

Céim ar chéim a thógtar na Caisleáin

Meaning that castles are built stone by stone. So too our progress year by year reinvesting in and improving our fleet. From our first boat, Cailín Óir to our recently purchased 200 pax. fast ferry. Originally built for the French Riviera, Cannes the

Carraig Aonair, meaning the lone rock is the Irish for The Fastnet.

Cork Harbour Cruises – Sister Company

Cailin Oir meaning Golden Girl now operates from Customs House Quay in Cork City, Cork Harbour Cruises . Voted Best New Business in this year’s Cork Business Association Awards 2023.

Best Prize of All

But best of all, we appreciate the feedback from our many customers. Ane we look forward to welcoming many more to The Carraig Aonair and Oileán Cléire in the years to come.