Doolin Ferries operate from Mid March to October.
3 companies operate ferry services from Doolin Pier.
Operators of MV Tranquility ferry plead guilty to overloading.
172 passengers on a ship permitted to carry 95.
Judge Mary Larkin commented “I wouldn’t like to be on a boat myself if it was overloaded nor would I like to be on a boat that went down.”
This ship has been operated by the O’Brien family for many years and since 2016 by Baid Farantoireachta An Chosta Teoranta which is a company who’s directors seem to be Liam and Erin O’Brien and trades as Doolin Ferry Co. Companies information office also shows a charge over this ship in favour of AIB bank which may have been satisfied, but there is no filing to suggest that.. They use many names online including Doolin Ferry Co. Click on the Doolin Pier link below for the Irish Daily Mirror story. Doolin Pier
Between the O’Brien and Garrihy families there are up to 8 boats operating from the pier during the season. Both families also offer trips to the nearby Cliffs of Moher. The ferries carry between 32 and 200 passengers each. Doolin Ferries