According to Tommy, Patrick is a maritime craftsman, passionate about the local culture and sharing the history of the area.
And according to Patrick, Tommy loves having the craic (so, they are pretty typical brothers), he is also handy on the bodhrán.
Third generation seafarers as they cruise through Galway Bay, pointing out the landmarks of interest and nautical wonders as they share the culture and local heritage through traditional music and stories.
An experience like no other, join these third generation seafarers as they cruise through Galway Bay, pointing out the landmarks of interest and nautical wonders as they share the culture and local heritage through traditional music and stories.
These multi-passionate and multi-talented brothers come from a long line of sailors and boatbuilders, saltwater is well and truly in the family blood. Enjoy learning cúpla focail ( a few words) from the Irish-speaking crew as they bring to life the native experience through traditional and contemporary Irish music and lore.
Well-versed in the history of the iconic Galway hooker, skipper Patrick will share the stories of these working boats – local to Connemara – and of the families who built them over the past two centuries.
Breathe in the fresh sea air and feel the wind in your face as you depart from historic Galway port. Experience Galway from a different perspective, from the rugged landscape of the Burren and the rolling hills of Clare to the awe-inspiring beauty of the bay with the Aran Islands dotted in the distance.
Lose yourself to the timeless rhythm of the Atlantic and the beat of the bodhrán
Skipper Patrick is passionate about sharing the history of the area and sharing the music and traditions of the local people with visitors to Galway: “You only have one life, why would you waste time doing something you don’t love?”