Hi, my name is Tom.
Four years ago I threw caution into the wind by starting a tour guiding business. Getting to show so many people around my country gave me so much pleasure, I was so happy to have found a job I truly loved.
My new business each year got better and tours being booked increased. 2020 looked was due to be an amazing season being fully booked from March to September but then of course Covid and everything ground to a halt along with the rest of the world.
Since I can't show people Ireland I person I have taken to my social media platforms to share Ireland virtually. Myself and Archer travel, hike and explore many parts of our beautiful country while sharing it to many who need their fix. I aim to try give people an experience instead of just posting a photo. I chose to try show lesser known spots, give historical facts and try give a locals guide to Ireland.
I do the best with the equipment I have by taking my shots on my phone and my drone. Unfortunately after a mishap while filming for a charity event last weekend my drone fell into the sea and was lost taking a big part of my business with it.
Being self employed and because my business earnings were not high enough over the past few years I have not qualified for the governments pandemic full payments making my income situation even harder.
MAIN AIM FOR FUNDS
-Replace drone asap.
-Build a website detailing best routes, hikes, attractions, etc all around Ireland.
-Travel around my country sharing it our adventures with you all.
-Improve Toms Tours virtual tours to make it a better experience for you joining along.
-Keep Archer fed
Nobody should feel any pressure to donate but if you are in a position to help and feel that you have enjoyed myself and Archers adventures then we thank you for supporting us.
Feel free to join along on our adventures below. Thank you for taking the time to hear us out, onwards and upwards my friends