Welcome my friends. Thank you for visiting our website and the about us section. We appreciate your interest in our company and work profile. To help you understand better who we are and what we stand for, I will begin by presenting myself to you. I am Donal Lydon, Managing Director of Lydon’s Of Galway and Platinium Chauffeurs. These 2 companies have tailored services to serve all your needs while you are visiting the “Emerald Isle, The most beautiful Ireland: My home.” I will help you personally to understand and feel the vibration of our homeland. It is a country full of vibrant energies, very welcoming people and kind allover. I will take you down the path of historic Ireland, the entertaining pubs with live music, the hidden gems and the unique funny character of the Irish people and we will visit some of the world most picturesque landscapes. From modern cities to rural Ireland, everything we do and are is presentable to you, our guests.
I am a Fáilte Ireland( stands for Welcome to Ireland) National tour guide based in Galway and tour all of the 32 counties in Ireland. I am a driver-guide and operate my own Mercedes executive coach. I can cater for groups of 1 to 16 people. I also service airport transfers and corporate events.(ie site visits and meeting & events). I hold an SPSV licence (small passenger public service vehicle) and also drive and guide with larger coaches.
Our luxurious Mercedes Benz Sprinter coach can cater for 24 people. It has comfortable leather seating, with ample legroom. There is extensive luggage storage space overhead inside the coach and also in the back. Safety is guaranteed with our fully qualified drivers and local information is on hand because of our intimate knowledge of the island of Ireland.
Ireland is renowned for its top-class golf courses some of which have been designed by the pros and have hosted various top-level tournaments. Our golf courses have seen visits from many celebrities through the years, among them some US presidents. Some of the most illustrious courses are Lahinch, Ballybunion, Waterville, Mount Juliet, The K Club, Royal Portrush and many more!
Trace Your Ancestry
If you are coming to Ireland to explore your ancestry, book a chauffeur. We have an in-depth knowledge of the island of Ireland and can transfer you without hassle between destinations on your route of discovery. There is no timetable, so you can spend as long as necessary in any location without the deadlines imposed by bus or train times!
We provide private guided tours for groups of up to 24 people of all the tourist hotspots on the island of Ireland. There are so many to choose from, among them are the Cliffs of Moher on the Wild Atlantic Way, the Lakes of Killarney in majestic Kerry, Connemara, Wicklow (the Garden of Ireland) and the Giant’s Causeway on Antrim’s rugged coast!
Our vehicles are available for weddings, all types of parties, sporting events or concerts. Sit back and relax, even have a nap while you are taken too and from your event or alternatively get that party started. If visiting Ireland, why not attend a GAA hurling or football game, Ireland’s unique and exciting national sports in Croke Park, Dublin or Thurles, Co Tipperary.