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Ireland Angling Show We were delighted with the good attendance at the Ireland Angling Show Swords Exhibition show this year. Our skippers from the North West Charter Skippers Association, were there in numbers are delighted to meet old and new friends. We had plenty of enquiries for Deep Sea Anglingand for sightseeing trips along theWild […]

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Sliabh Liag Boat Trips

Skipper: Paddy Byrne

Location: Home port is Teelin Co Donegal

      Sliabh Liag Boat Trips                                                     
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Nuala Star and Caoimhe Star are Passenger Charter Boats
Owned and operated by Paddy Byrne from Teelin, Co. Donegal.
Home port is Teelin Co Donegal.

Nuala Star is a 36 foot Ocean Tramp Passenger Vessel with 300 h.p Perkins engine giving a cruising speed of 15 knots.
Caoimhe Star is a Michell 31 sea angler with 225 hp perkins engine giving a cruising speed of 14 knots



Sightseeing trips Eco Tourism and Pleasure boat trips.

Services available general sea angling, Blue Fin Tuna Shark Angling.
We operate a strict catch and release policy and only a few fish are killed for the table,
and any angler putting fish back in a manner that is not in the fishes best interest will be shown the proper way to do so

Sliabh Liag Boat Trips are based at Teelin pier.

We have two licenced boats so between the two we can take groups of up to 20 anglers or 24 passengers and there are plenty other boats on this site for bigger groups or competions.

Services sightseeing trips, eco, tourism, nature, and pleasure boat trips.


Boat Trips to Sliabh Liag

Sightseeing trips to Sliabh Liag / Bunglas cliffs last from one and a half to two hours and take in the beautiful Atlantic coast. Trips depart from teelin pier 10, 12, 2, 4, 6 and 8 am / pm if needed. (booking advisable)

Sliabh Liag Boat Trips are based at Teelin pier.

Teelin is a small village situated on the North side of Donegal Bay, in one of Ireland's unique Gaeltacht (Irish speaking) regions.

Teelin is famous for it's unspoilt beauty and lies in the shadows of Sliabh Liag, the highest sea cliffs in Europe, standing almost 600 metres.


Beach and Swimming Trips

Bring your swimming gear and go for a swim in the clear waters of Donegal Bay near Sliabh Liag 

We have wetsuits for anyone who think the water is too cold.

Some of our guests have been lucky enough to swim with dolphins and basking sharks.

We can drop you off at one of the beaches on the tour bring a picnic and we can drop you off and pick you up later a great way to spend an afternoon.           Follow this link to see some of the dolphins playing with the boat                                           javascript:void(0);/*1424304202316*/


Safety and Access

We will have a pontoon in Teelin this summer that should make it easier to access the boats. In the Interest of Safety we at Sliabh Liag Boat Trips can cancel trips at short notice or turn back if the weather conditions deteriorate


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We are on the Wild Atlantic Way
From Donegal Town take the N56 to Killybegs.
From Killybegs take the R263 to Carrick.
Turn left in Carrick at Sliabh Liag Lodge and go 5klm to Teelin Pier and ask for Paddy at the booking office
or simply
Follow the signs for Slieve league from Donegal Town until you see our sign at Teelin
We have discovered in the last few years that some Sat Nav systems are not accurate in this area so be careful not to end up at the pier on the wrong side of Teelin bay



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Have a look at the links page on my web site and you'll find a list of  B+Bs and guest houses. 



A deposit of 25% of the charter secures the booking.
At the moment we cant accept credit cards but can take payment or deposits through PayPal



Available from April to October subject to weather conditions Contact Paddy on 0876284688 or (00353) 749739365 for more information Nuala Star, Teelin, Carrick, Co. Donegal .

We will be at the Angling Ireland Show in Swords on 18th & 19 February come over and have a chat



Licence Registration:

Nuala Star P 5 license - fully licensed for 12 passengers + 2 crew
Ocean Tramp 36'. 300 HP
Skipper: Paddy Byrne
Licence: 1143

Caoimhe Star P 3 license - fully licensed for 12 passengers + 2 crew
Mitchell 31 225 HP
Licence: 215

Base: Teelin
Operational Area:
The Nuala Star has A P5 licence which allows her to operate from Teelin, Killybegs, Bundoran, Mullaghmore,and Aranmore within a radius of 30 miles from points of departure in favourable weather and good visibility.
The Caoimhe Star has a P3 Licence which allows her to operate from Teelin Killybegs Malinbeg and Mullaghmore to a distance of 15 miles and not more then 3 miles from land in favourable weather and good visibility.

Sails from Teelin or can pick up in any harbour on the licence
There are up to 30 species which can be caught a short distance from Teelin.
If your interest is in Angling, Seabirds, Whales, Dolphins or the majestic scenery of the Wild Atlantic Way we will make your trip a memorable one.
Rod and reel hire is available and terminal tackle is on sale aboard the boat. we don`t do much angling in July or August it is mostly sightseeing tours but with the two boats i`m sure some we can sort you out and if we can't some of the other boats on the site will sort you out.

Address:Paddy Byrne Sliabh Liag Boat Trips, Croaghlan , Teelin , Carrick, Co. Donegal.
Telephone: +353 87 6284688



For angling and diving are 500 per day 9am - 4pm ( 50 pp for 10 people reduction for multiple bookings). 280.00 for a half days hire 9am -12-30.
We can start your angling trip any time from 6am in fact we prefer an early start so we can be free earlier to do Sightseeing tours
For shorter angling trips we do an evening trip 6pm - 8.30pm @ 25 per person this is very popular with families.
we hire rods and sell tackle.
For day or half day charter a deposit of 25% of the charter secures the booking, refundable if the weather is bad or due to circumstances beyond our control that we have to cancel the trip, or if you cancel the booking but give us adequate notice.
Rates for sightseeing are between 20 - 25 depending on numbers call or e-mail for group and family rates.
At the moment we can't accept credit card payments but deposits can be paid through PayPal


Contact Details:



Paddy Byrne






Boat 087-6284688




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      Sliabh Liag Boat Trips                                                     
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