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Butlers Bus Tours of Ireland

Cork Dockyard | Cobh, Cork C12, Ireland
+353 21 481 1660
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Castle and Tavern Tour

I’m the owner of Archway Travel, LLC and I contracted Butler’s Bus for the Castle and Tavern Tour I... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Deanna D
via mobile
Comfy vehicle

5 friends & I travelled with Butler for 8 days around Ireland. Our vehicle had comfy seats and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Ellicott City, Maryland
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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.
  • Excellent94%
  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“blarney castle” (45 reviews)
“office staff” (16 reviews)
“driver john” (15 reviews)
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Cork Dockyard | Cobh, Cork C12, Ireland
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+353 21 481 1660
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I’m the owner of Archway Travel, LLC and I contracted Butler’s Bus for the Castle and Tavern Tour I planned for myself and 12 clients. We were absolutely thrilled with our driver, Jim Hickey! He was a wealth of information, funny, caring, and professional! Not...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

5 friends & I travelled with Butler for 8 days around Ireland. Our vehicle had comfy seats and tables. Mike Brady is a fantastic driver—reliable, punctual, and helpful. He suggested tweaks to our itinerary and always had our best interest in mind. He was friendly...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Wonderful bus trip with Jim Hickey! He was very knowledgeable about the entire trip and when he was unsure about something (he took us places he had never been) he looked them up!

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our driver, Jim Hickey, made our trip exceptional. We were with him for 12 days and there wasn't a day that we spent that was bad. He was knowledgeable, helpful, courteous and helped to make my life long dream of visiting Ireland a reality. Thank...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

John was an excellent driver and guide. He took 24 of our family members on a tour of Ireland I will never forget. I appreciate his skill as a driver, but especially all of the knowledge he shared. He helped us find hidden gems that...More

Thank conniew411
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My Husband & I had a wonderful trip to Ireland thanks to Butler Bus and our driver John O'Donavan!! He was so well informed on everything Irish, entertaining and a beautiful tenor voice. Thank-You!!More

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

Hi Julie - Thank you for your review. I am delighted you had a great tour with our singing driver/guide John O Donovan. Ireland is truly amazing and we love to show it off. I look forward to the opportunity to be of service to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my third time using Butlers for a study abroad program with my university students. Our trips are typically 2-3 weeks and we often have a bus driver with us through at least half the program (and then also have Butler's provide a few...More

Thank dianaf99
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Louise M, Owner at Butlers Bus Tours of Ireland, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Dianaf99, It was our pleasure having you all on board this year and on all previous visits to Ireland. Thank you so much for the fantastic review. I have to agree we feel really lucky to have the best team in Ireland. I will...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently lost my husband so I took my three adult children to the resting place of his great-grandparents. This was an emotional journey and Butler Bus Tours made it happen for us. I appreciate their exceptional service and the driver Thomas was an excellent...More

Thank Colleen M
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Louise M, Owner at Butlers Bus Tours of Ireland, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Colleen, We were so pleased you and your family chose us at Butlers. It was really lovely to be part of this emotional journey. We would love to have you all on board again in the future, Warm regards, Louise and all at Butlers

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just back from a Grand Week in Ireland with Butlers Bus. A top rate company that you can trust. Great service, quality guys driving you around safely,and beautiful coaches. This is the way to go. We had (Michael), he’ll be Mick to you, before your...More

Thank maamtoo
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Louise M, Owner at Butlers Bus Tours of Ireland, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Maamtoo, It was our pleasure having you all on board. I'll pass on your kind words to Mick and the team We look forward to touring with you again in the future, Warmest regards, Louise

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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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Response from Louise M | Property representative |
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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