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Dublin Tour Guide - Private Tours

Dublin D01X967, Ireland
+353 86 304 4433
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Delight in Dulin

Fabulous private tour. Our guide Cathal was knowledgeable coupled with a warm and engaging... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
via mobile
Fanstastic intro to Dublin

We met Cathal after lunch at the Stag’s Head, a large pub he had recommended for our first meal in... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Young, energetic, but most importantly, knowledgeable and entertaining, Garvan offers some of the greatest walking tours in Dublin, delivered with as much passion as good cheer. Having over 700 tours under his belt, he knows all the main sites and most of the hidden ones ;)
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“five hours” (10 reviews)
“irish history” (43 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Dublin D01X967, Ireland
+353 86 304 4433

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Fabulous private tour. Our guide Cathal was knowledgeable coupled with a warm and engaging personality. This was our first trip to Dublin. Cathal made our 5 hour walking tour fly by. He even sang Irish folk songs for us. We thoroughly enjoyed our day with...More

Thank EJTrain
Reviewed 6 days ago

We met Cathal after lunch at the Stag’s Head, a large pub he had recommended for our first meal in Dublin. Lunch was excellent in this large, Victorian pub. Pulled pork sandwiches and my first Guinness in the Emerald Isle. Cathal took us on an...More

Thank philaseller
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I just spent our honeymoon in Ireland, and this tour was one of the highlights! Our guide, Cathal (pronounced "cuh-hull",) was absolutely fantastic! From his songs and reenactments of historical speeches to the anecdotes and wonderful stories of Ireland's history, he made...More

Thank Jennifer J
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took my son and his friend to Ireland for his High School graduation gift. The boys were not interested in doing a lot of traditional tours because they wanted to "have fun", but they agreed to do the Sights and Pints Tour. We walked...More

Thank lynchtlcl
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fourteen of us just returned from seven days in Dublin and I have to say, while our other tours of the surrounding areas were great, the two tours with Dublin Tour Guides were the highlight of our trip!!! We booked a two day walking tour...More

Thank MexTravlr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved our private guided tour with Agnès A lot of anecdotes and details about the city and its story We will recommand her to our friends

Thank twingo38
Garvan R, Owner at Dublin Tour Guide - Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Agnes is not one of our guides. She is an external guide and works with us on occasion.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our guide was Carl and we booked two afternoons with him, our arrival day in Ireland and the following afternoon as well. We are a family of 5 with three kids ages 12-14 and after our arrival in Europe and a brief nap, we met...More

Thank moocoweyes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

2 couples on a private walking tour of Dublin with Maitiu. We thoroughly enjoyed him and all the information he provided on a very extensive walk. And he sang along the way! Gave us great tips for our pub crawl later in the day. Highly...More

Thank TempeZoo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our 5 hr walking tour of Dublin area with our guide Cathal was amazing. His stories of history and folklore tales were amazing, including his singing! We saw so many places. There were only two of us with the guide. Fantastic private tour. This tour...More

Thank cagala775
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a short stay in Dublin from a cruise ship. We took advantage of this time by booking a 3 hour walking tour with Dublin Tour Guide. It was a fun tour which was adaptable to our interests . We had a fabulous tour...More

Thank Kmemme
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you also do tours outside of Dublin, like to the Cliffs of Moher, Blarney Castle, small villages, etc?
8 April 2017|
Response from alleviator | Property representative |
Hi, we don't specialise in those tours. We have some partners that excel at doing chauffeur tours to those areas. Email us and we can put you in contact with the most suitable guide. All the best, Garvan
Brett H
My 2 sons, ages 25 & 17, and I will be docking in Dublin from 6:30 AM to 6:00 PM on July 15. Interested in a Private Tour of the National Gallery of Ireland & National Museum of Ireland: Archaeology.
22 January 2017|
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Response from Garvan R | Property representative |
Hey Brett! Thanks for the question. None of the guides is an art expert, so I'm afraid we wouldn't be able to guide you inside there, but there are public tours on the day you arrive, i.e. Saturday. So we can give you a... More
Hi Jeff We are heading to Dublin at the end of May with a cruise ship. We are there for a day and a half and would like to book a private tour for 4 adults. Any suggestions on 3 or 5 hour tour? Pub visits? What did you enjoy seeing the most in regards to attractions Thank you Kathy
18 January 2017|
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Response from David C | Reviewed this property |
For an answer, please see the one I just provided, today 1/19/16. Not sure where it will pop up.bottom line...take the 5 hour tour. Make sure to guide your guide on your interests and he will go from there. We loved the tour.