Tory IslandIrish: Oileán Toraigh) is an island located about off the north-western coast of County Donegal.
There are two "towns" on the island, called simply West Town and East Town and the best way to explore the island is by foot or by bicycle, which can be hired on the island (Phone +353 749 165614).
Balor's Teethand the granite cliffs, on the east side of the island.
Tau Crossis a reminder of St. Colm Cille's monastic period on the island. Carved from a single slab of slate, it is considered to be of great importance to the fishermen,who pray there before going fishing.
Round TowerWas built in the sixth century and is made of granite.
Lighthousewas built between 1828 and 1832 and was manned until 1990.
- Meet the King of Tory, Patsy Dan Rodgers. The title is not inherited but rather bestowed on the bearer by the islanders. Patsy Dan represents the people and tries to meet every visitor who lands on the island.
Creggan Restaurantphone: +353 74 913-5856address: West Town
An Clubaddress: West Town
Tory Hotelphone: +353 74 913-5920address: West Town
Tory Hostelphone: +353 74 916-5145address: West Town
Bed and Breakfasts
Graceanne Duffyphone: +353 74 913-5136Bord Failte Approved.
Eílís Nic Ruairíphone: +353 74 913-5512
Máire Nic Fhionntaighphone: +353 74 913-5856
Noelle & Eddie Doohanphone: +353 87 795-0176
Jimmy Rodgers' Self-catering apartmentsphone: +353 74 916-5152