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Walking Tours Dublin provides bespoke PRIVATE tours of Dublin city's many attractions. Kevin McDermott has lived in Dublin for over 30 years, he has an extensive knowledge of the city, he is passionate about it and he loves sharing this with you...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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| Front Gate of Trinity College at College Green, Dublin, Ireland
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+353 86 821 8444
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

I had a great "off the beaten track" tailor-made tour of Dublin with Kevin, who took me to places and sights I have never been before. He was very knowledgeable about the history, culture, people and places and he took the time to explain every...More

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Kevin M, Owner at Walking Tours Dublin, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Dear Ferida. It was an absolute pleasure to show you around Dublin for the afternoon. I'm delighted you enjoyed the tour and thank you for your very kind comments. My friends were enthralled to hear that you had come to this city for the third...More

Reviewed 8 August 2018

My family (2 adults, 11 and 13 year old) spent a delightful day with Kevin. He is very knowledgeable and a natural story teller. He weaves through history, architecture, literature effortlessly. As we walking through the city, we feel like walking with a friend who...More

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Kevin M, Owner at Walking Tours Dublin, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Sienna. It was an absolute pleasure two meet, Rob and your lovely children and to introduce this wonderful city to you all. I'm delighted you enjoyed the tour. Thank you for your kind comments and please God I will be able to welcome you back...More

Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We went on a tour through Dublin with Kevin. It was really amazing, because he had a huge knowledge about the cities history and the culture. He always had a good answer to all of our questions about the different places. He is really nice...More

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Kevin M, Owner at Walking Tours Dublin, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Danke Marie Lou. I'm delighted you all enjoyed the walk and I hope I gave you a good understanding of Ireland, both past and present. All the best. Kevin

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

We had the pleasure of a private tour of Dublin with Kevin. From Trinity College lore to James Joyce to Oscar Wilde to Yeats, Kevin mixed in the history, literature, and architecture of Dublin in such a relaxed friendly manner. It was like meeting up...More

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Kevin M, Owner at Walking Tours Dublin, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Kiki. I'm delighted you both enjoyed it and thank you for your very kind comments on on the day. Best regards. Kevin

Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Over the course of our afternoon walk, Kevin shared with us his pride and enthusiasm for the city of Dublin. His depth of knowledge really enriched our experience and he tailored his tour to our interests, showing us fascinating spots that we would never have...More

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Kevin M, Owner at Walking Tours Dublin, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Terri. I'm delighted that you both enjoyed the day and that like me, you share a love of Yeats. I'm mindful too of his wonderful line which is very apt for you on your visit to Ireland; "There are no strangers here, only friends you...More

Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I spent the most pleasant day with Kevin. His immense pride in his city is evident as he showed us around the beautiful streets of Dublin. His narrations although grounded in historical facts were pleasantly interrupted with annecdotes that made them all...More

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Kevin M, Owner at Walking Tours Dublin, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Sarah. There are days when I come away from a tour feeling privileged to introduce this wonderful city to visitors who are truly interested in it's curture and history. The day spent with you and your lovely daughter was such a day, made by your...More

Reviewed 10 July 2018

Having only a short weekend to spend in Dublin, my boyfriend surprised me by booking a walking tour with Kevin and I think it was quite simply the best decision he made. Kevin is a true renaissance gentleman - incredibly well informed and enthusiastic about...More

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Kevin M, Owner at Walking Tours Dublin, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Thank you Zina. I'm delighted you enjoyed the walk and I hope it left you with a better understanding of this wonderful city. Thank you again. Kevin

Reviewed 5 July 2018

I booked Kevin for a tour with my girlfriend. We came over from London for the weekend and were blessed with the weather. We toured Trinity College, Merrion Square and town and did a reading from Ulysses at Sweny's Chemist. Thoroughly enjoyable, we both had...More

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Kevin M, Owner at Walking Tours Dublin, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Many thanks Senan for your kind words. It was an absolute pleasure to share the afternoon with you both. Regarding that lovely song, its called "The Dublin Saunter" and I feel it's very fitting for a walk such as ours . You missed the last...More

Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Whenever we visit a city, we always book a private walking tour to find out what we may want to explore on our own. Kevin’s tour was the best we have ever experienced. His passion for the city is unparalleled. What was to be a...More

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Kevin M, Owner at Walking Tours Dublin, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

Joanne. That is so kind of you to write those lovely comments. I'm delighted you all enjoyed the tour. Perhaps one day I might take you up on the very attractive offer of a meet up in NJ/NY. Warmest regards. Kevin

Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

I’m Cate and I went on the tour with my family. I’m only 12 but absolutely loved it and learnt so so so much! Kevin is really nice and kind but also crams as much fun information into the tour as possible. I would recommend...More

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Kevin M, Owner at Walking Tours Dublin, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Cate. Thank you sincerely for your very kind comments on the tour. I'm delighted that you, your little brother and your mum and dad enjoyed the afternoon. I hope too that all the prizes where evenly shared out!! All the best. Kevin

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mjd519
6 May 2018|
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Hello. Thank you for your interest. In answer to your question,there's no Garvan here. I alone do private walking tours of Dublin. If interested do contact me with your specifications and I'd be happy to accommodate... More
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Hello Suzy A., Kevin has a contact form on his website. TA will not let me submit my answer with the link...google Kevin McDermott walking tour and you will find his site...or replace 8'S in the web address below with... More
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Dear Adeline. You mistakingly placed a question as a Trip Adviser review. could I ask you to please remove it ASAP. in reference to your question regarding a suitable place for a pub lunch, I would never bring any guest to a... More
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