Jim Ward

Jim Ward, is an experienced qualified Fáilte Ireland, Regional Tour Guide.

In April, 2021, during lockdown he gave the online tour of Galway City for Flockeo, the French eco-tourism company offering online city tours globally. This tour is available on YouTube.

He specialises in the Galway walkabout, a walk through the winding medieval streets of Galway, with a story and history round every turn, and he is a pioneer of the County Galway 1916 tour of the sites connected with the Easter Rising in Galway, in which his late grandfather was a Volunteer.

Also on the list, as a guide on day trips to Connemara, Aran or the Burren and world-famous Cliffs of Moher

Jim is published in Irish and English for poetry and stories, is an award-winning poet, playwright, published cartoonist and visual artist.

A native of Salthill (The Village), just west of Galway City. He has an intimate knowledge of Galway through family, personal involvement and having a keen interest in history and culture.

He is fluent in Irish and speaks some French and Spanish.

Jim’s motto for his tours is the same as the BBC’s –
‘to inform, to educate, to entertain.’