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Butlers Bus Tours of Ireland

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Cork Dockyard | Cobh, Cork C12, Ireland
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Wonderful private tour with Butler Bus

My family of four (from the U.S.) hired Butler Bus tours to provide a driver and guide to take us... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Mike92130
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San Diego, California
Great time with Mike

We traveled with Butler Transportation for three legs of our 10 day vacation in Ireland... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Coconut1178
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Chicago, Illinois
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We specialise in providing bus tours of Ireland for private groups large or small who wish to enjoy their own custom tailor made flexible tour of Ireland complete with their own personal experienced driver/guide.
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  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“blarney castle” (41 reviews)
“always on time” (12 reviews)
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Cork Dockyard | Cobh, Cork C12, Ireland

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Reviewed 3 days ago

My family of four (from the U.S.) hired Butler Bus tours to provide a driver and guide to take us around Ireland for five days so that I wouldn't have to drive on left side of the road and could enjoy the trip instead of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We traveled with Butler Transportation for three legs of our 10 day vacation in Ireland. -Dublin to Ashford Castle (3 1/2 hours) -Ashford Castle to Kinsale (9 hour day). We went to Doolin, The Burren, Cliffs of Moher and then to Kinsale. -Kinsale to Dublin...More

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Louise M, Owner at Butlers Bus Tours of Ireland, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Kristie, We are thrilled you had such a successful tour of Ireland. Michael is certainly is a fantastic Driver/Guide. He really enjoyed touring with your group. Thank you for your kind words and I will pass on your compliments to Michael. We hope to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just got back from an 8 day trip to Ireland. We had 9 in our group and planned to travel to 5 or 6 towns. Instead of renting 2-3 cars we decided to use Butlers. It was the best thing we could have done....More

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Louise M, Owner at Butlers Bus Tours of Ireland, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

HI Corey, Thank you so much for choosing us at Butlers to tour Ireland with, it was a pleasure to have you and your group on board. I am delighted your tour was such a success. We have to agree with you Liam is an...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

John was absolutely the best driver we could have asked for to guide us through the many beautiful, but oh so narrow, roads of Ireland. His knowledge of the country's history was riveting and impressive. At each and every stop John was helpful and friendly--truly...More

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Louise M, Guest Relations Manager at Butlers Bus Tours of Ireland, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Diana, Thank you so much for the glowing review. John truly has an encyclopedic knowledge of Ireland, We count ourselves lucky to have him as part of our team. We would love to see have you on board in the future. Louise and all...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mike Brady and Tony Butler drove us from Dublin to Belfast and then south west all the way around Ireland and back to Dublin over the course of 9 days. Our group of 66 included 53 High School band students from the Green Valley High...More

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Louise M, Guest Relations Manager at Butlers Bus Tours of Ireland, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Ray, Thank you so much for your kind words. Mike and Tony told us all how talented your students performances were. It was pleasure to have you all on board. We hope to see you all again in the future! Warmest regards, Louise and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chartered a coach for a group tour of Ireland. Not only was Butler's so easy to work with during the planning stage, they made the whole tour amazing easy. Our Driver John Stapleton was knowledgeable, courteous, professional and an over all delight to work...More

2  Thank Courtney M
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Louise M, Owner at Butlers Bus Tours of Ireland, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Courtney, We are delighted your tour was such a success! It was an absolute pleasure having you on-board. We hope to see you all again in the future, Warmest regards, Louise

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My lucky husband was born on the 17th of March 1958. So his 60th birthday happened on a Saturday that was St Patrick’s Day. Years ago someone had the bright idea to celebrate his birthday in Ireland with a few friends. I started planning the...More

2  Thank celusnek
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Louise M, Guest Relations Manager at Butlers Bus Tours of Ireland, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Georgi, Firstly a big Happy Birthday to Captain Mike. We are thrilled you chose us at Butler's to tour Ireland with. It was an absolute pleasure to have you on board. John is still talking about his tour with you and he was showing...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can't even begin to explain how wonderful it was working with Butler's Coaches for our trip to Ireland. From start to finish, every detail was handled with the utmost care. Claire was incredibly helpful with my incessant questions and requests. She made sure every...More

Thank Mandy P
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Louise M, Public Relations Manager at Butlers Bus Tours of Ireland, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Mandy, Thank you so much for this feedback. We genuinely strive to ensure you have the perfect visit to Ireland. It makes us so proud to read your review. I will pass on your regards to Claire, Mike & Paddy. We would love to...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

we have been using butlers buses for a number of years. always on time never late. Girls in the office are all lovely to deal with. very competitive prices. Barry the driver is the best, so nice to all the scouts and leaders the most...More

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Louise M, Guest Relations Manager at Butlers Bus Tours of Ireland, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2018

Hello Olga, Thank you for your lovely review. We really appreciate you taking the time to to share your experience with us here at Butlers Buses. It is our goal to ensure you have a friendly, reliable experience from booking to transit so it is...More

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Reviewed 31 January 2018

We were a group of 18, mixed ages, nationalities and interests, but all on a FETAC College course to do with Tourism and Travel from Cork. We had great communication with the main office in organising the event, and no query was unanswered. For the...More

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BassetloverUSA0686
2 April 2018|
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Response from Louise M | Property representative |
Hi Allen, Butlers have an experienced team who can recommend itineraries and a tour plan for you. They specialise in private bespoke tours of Ireland. They provide vehicles and Drivers/guides for you to explore all the... More
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jsham52
22 March 2018|
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Response from Louise M | Property representative |
Hi Jan, Butlers will send you a picture on your email address. Just to note the seats in the Class A VIP minivan are wider than a standard car seat so should comfortably fit three adults. Many thanks, Louise
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Rich R
17 March 2018|
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Hi Rich, Ecoach can offer scheduled Shore tours (online) or contact Butlers tours directly to plan a private tour. Many thanks, Louise
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