Touristy
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07:00 - 20:00
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07:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 20:00
Thursday
07:00 - 20:00
Friday
07:00 - 20:00
Saturday
07:00 - 20:00
Sunday
07:00 - 20:00
About
We offer private tours around Ireland using local passionate taxi drivers as our tour guides. Who better to know about somewhere than the person who lives and breaths it for a living. We’ve spent quite some time sourcing the best drivers from around Ireland who are not only knowledgable but are also charismatic, entertaining and know the craic that is synonymous with being Irish. Our drivers have a passion for the history and culture of Ireland and cannot wait to share this with you.
Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland

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Janice E
5 contributions
Newgrange ran 1 hour behind so driver got mad and canceled the rest of the tour at 12:30. It was only a taxi cab for $450. And we saw one place. For that amount of money we were disappointed.
Written 21 September 2022
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bradley_touristy
Hi Janice, We are so disappointed to hear you had a bad experience on tour with us. I'd just like to point out in our reply that we had messaged you in advance asking you to notify us of the entrance time on your Newgrange ticket and I believe you informed us of your entry time incorrectly. Our tour guides are with you approx 6 hours in duration and because of this, we try to ensure we collect you one hour in advance of your Newgrange entrance. This gives adequate time to meet and greet you, and drive to Newgrange (whilst your guide gives you some history of Ireland) so that you arrive on time. After your Newgrange experience, we continue our tour of the Boyne valley which would include the Hill of Tara and other places of interest that our guides recommend. We talked with your guide who informed us that you realised your entrance time was incorrect by an hour when you arrived at Newgrange. Some of our guides do drive taxis and this is mentioned in our tour information. There are some advantages to using a taxi while driving in Dublin. They can use the bus lanes (avoiding traffic) and many passionate and qualified tour guides would drive a taxi in our off-season in Ireland. For legal reasons, anyone driving the public for a service in Ireland must hold an SPSV license and these licenses are obtained by chauffeurs and taxi drivers. Finally after speaking to your guide he was quite surprised to hear about receiving a 1-star review as he had no idea at the time you were disappointed and that he had even received a lovely tip. Our records show that he collected you at 8 am and he was instructed to collect you at 1:30 pm after you entered Newgrange at 9am. We invite you to email us directly if this is not the case and we can take further action, Janice. Again we're so sorry you felt disappointed with your day while out on tour with us. We do strive to constantly improve our service so we'll take all of this information into consideration and possibly request screenshots from our guests going forward to ensure we avoid this happening again. Kind regards, Bradley
Written 3 October 2022
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Barry
2 contributions
Sep 2022 • Couples
Brian was our guide for this super fun tour of Dublin by car…we highly recommend!

Brian put together a custom tour based on our conversation…Dublin Bay, incredible views of Guinness Lake, lunch at Johnny Fox’s pub. Brian added his knowledgeable commentary from Dublin history and recent events.

We were able to see what we wanted to see…so each tour can be unique! An added advantage, as a taxi driver he knows every inch of Dublin, and can drive in the special lane for buses and taxis!
Written 11 September 2022
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CLAUDIA H
Houston, TX3 contributions
Aug 2022
We had an amazing private touring experience with Touristy! Our tour guide for Bru na Boinne was Noel was fabulous, lots of interaction and keeping in mind my husband Celt's passion. Another day we set up another tour to Cliff's of Moher and it was wonderful to be taken to the cliffs through a "back door" entrance with less tourist it was just superb. We also added a third tour to Belfast with Michael a stunning tour guide with lots of passion and knowledge about history plus experiencing the real Game of Thrones filmed location and wonderful scenery, which our teenage liked so much. We were extremely pleased with Touristy, highly recommended.
Written 5 September 2022
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bradley_touristy
Hi, Thank you so much for your kind review. We are so happy to hear you had an amazing time with Noel and our other guide Michael in Belfast. They are two of the best and we were happy that we were able to match Michael with you as he's a real fan of the Game of Thrones. It's great to hear Noel was able to focus on the Celt's history to ensure your husband's interests were catered for. Thanks again for your high recommendation. It really means a lot. Slán go fóill, Bradley
Written 3 October 2022
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SaskatchewanPolly
Saskatchewan8 contributions
Aug 2022
We spent the most enjoyable day with Noel. He was informative, flexible and quite humorous! He had excellently recommendations and we thoroughly ghly enjoyed our day. We ran into him the next day while he was touring with other people and he still took the time to greet us like we were old friends. We highly recommend Noel!
Written 22 August 2022
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John and Paula Flint
7 contributions
Aug 2022 • Couples
Very happy we took a day to do this. Museum is very educational. A different experience for us to tour the actual tombs.
Written 6 August 2022
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Ronald S
2 contributions
Jul 2022 • Couples
Extremely enjoyable experience with an excellent guide, tailored the tour to our needs and showed us the entire city of Dublin and several suburban areas.
Written 11 July 2022
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Kathryn M
6 contributions
Jun 2022
This company and their employees can’t be topped! Noel our driver was fantastic! He was so knowledgeable about the area and so accommodating about what we would like to see. Noel also gave us two extra experiences—the opportunity to meet a former mayor of the area and tour his genuine thatched cottage, and tour an ancient monastery built around the 1500s as well. The Private tour is definitely the way to go. Most private tours are limited to four people, but we had five, so Bradley at Toutisty Ireland was able to provide a driver and a van to make this tour possible. They want to give you the best experience possible, and Newgrange is not to be missed! Be sure and contact Bradley at Touristy Ireland and DO ask for Noel. This had to be our favorite day out during our trip to Ireland. You won’t be disappointed! Kathryn and Lee Maes
Written 18 June 2022
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Keith Hoodlet
7 contributions
Mar 2022
I was fortunate to book a day trip with my guide (Noel) on short notice while traveling through Ireland. Noel was exceedingly knowledgable about the landscape and history of the region, and was a very safe driver when driving between the various sites. I would strongly recommend this day trip to anyone wishing to see these beautiful sights!
Written 18 March 2022
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bradley_touristy
Hi Keihoo, Thanks a million for your lovely review. We are very grateful you took the time to write a review about your day tour with Noel. We are so happy you enjoyed your day and for also reviewing us with 5 stars. Thank you so much. Safe travels Keihoo. We'll see you again soon. Kind regards, Bradley
Written 21 March 2022
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Angela S
1 contribution
Nov 2021 • Family
Absolutely amazing sights. Our guide was very knowledgeable and informative making this an unforgettable experience!
Written 26 November 2021
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bradley_touristy
Hi angelasD, Thanks a million for your kind words. We’re really happy you enjoyed your day with our guide Noel. 5 stars is amazing. Thanks you. Kind regards, Bradley
Written 28 November 2021
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Hannah L
10 contributions
Jul 2019 • Family
Alan was the best tour guide from our entire month long trip around Europe, Germany and Ireland. This was by far one of my most favorite days from our trip. Alan had so much knowledge and told us many Irish stories and tales. Alan made the extra effort to find and stop at the best places so I could take pictures with my nice camera I brought. Alan is very funny and entertaining. Please book a tour with him because his tour will be one of the highlights of your trip. We not only had an amazing time with Alan but we saw some amazing sights along the way. We only wish we could have spent more time in Ireland with Alan touring us around!

I had so many pictures from that day here are a few on my favorites but even the pictures dont do a justice!
Written 20 May 2020
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