Where is Tory Island Ireland?

Tory Island, County Donegal, is situated 11 kilometres off the North West Coast of Ireland and on the Wild Atlantic Way / Slí An Atlantaigh Fhiáin. The people of Ireland regard Tory Island as being the jewel in the crown of islands off the coast of Ireland.

How do you get to Tory Island?

Access to Tory is by Tory Ferry from Magheraroarty Pier (Phone: 087 – 199 3710) which is situated off the N56 and can be driven to through the towns of Letterkenny and Dunfanaghy.

Is Tory Island worth visiting?

Tory Island is Ireland’s most northerly, inhabited island and a bit of a trek to be honest, but so worth it, for anyone who cares to make the hour long journey North of Letterkenny to Magheroarty (a visual feast of mountainous landscapes in itself) where the ferry departs daily.

Can I go to Tory Island?

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Who owns the hotel on Tory Island?

The Tory Island Hotel (Óstán Thoraí) is owned and managed by Mary Wrynn. Originally from Donegal, Mary fell in love with Tory while visiting her cousin who was the former Lighthouse keeper on the island.

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Is there cars on Tory Island?

“The problem is that there are a lot cars, maybe 60 or 70, all over the island,” Ms Uí Chearbhaill said. … “These are vehicles that people have brought on to the island and they have just accumulated over the years.

What’s the population of Tory Island?

Tory Island

Toraigh Tory Island
• Total 3.5816 km2 (1.3829 sq mi)
Population (2016)
• Total 119
• Density 33/km2 (86/sq mi)

Is Tory island inhabited?

Tory Island is Ireland’s most remote inhabited island located 12km off the coast of northern Donegal and it’s one of the most frequently overlooked places to visit in Donegal.

How far is Tory Island from mainland?

Tory Island, County Donegal, is situated 11 kilometres off the North West Coast of Ireland and on the Wild Atlantic Way / Slí An Atlantaigh Fhiáin. The people of Ireland regard Tory Island as being the jewel in the crown of islands off the coast of Ireland.

How long does the Tory Island Ferry take?

How long is the ferry to Tory Island? The trip to Tory Island is approximately 45 minutes.

How many islands are off Donegal?

Farming, shellfish-rearing, and tourism are the main ways of life of the islanders, of which there are just 26. The reasons to visit any the Islands are innumerable, be it rock climbing, birdwatching, getting in touch with nature or visiting a well preserved traditional culture.

Who is the new king of Tory?

The title was last claimed by Dublin-born Patsy Dan Rodgers (Irish: Patsaí Dan Mac Ruaidhrí), who died of cancer in Dublin in October 2018.

Kings of Tory.

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King of Tory
Incumbent Vacant since 19 October 2018
Residence Tory Island