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Excellent walking tour

Having only a short weekend to spend in Dublin, my boyfriend surprised me by booking a walking tour... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Zina M
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London, United Kingdom
Great day

I booked Kevin for a tour with my girlfriend. We came over from London for the weekend and were... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
senansexton
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London, United Kingdom
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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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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 4 days ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 4 days ago

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

Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

My friend and I spent a wonderful afternoon with Kevin exploring the streets of Dublin and learning some of the history of the city from someone who is truely passionate about Ireland. Kevin took the time to show us many small quirks of Dublin and...More

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Kevin M, Owner at Walking Tours Dublin, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Damian. It was a pleasure to meet you and Matt and I'm delighted you both enjoyed the tour. Thank you for your kind comments and enjoy your once in a lifetime golfing trip around Ireland.

Reviewed 1 May 2018

We spend an afternoon in Dublin with Kevin as our guide. Kevin is very knowledgable, and we all enjoyed our tour. He even had a present for the birthday girl in our group. Highly recommended!

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Kevin M, Owner at Walking Tours Dublin, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Thank you Dominique for your kind words. It was lovely to meet your fun group of friends and I'm delighted they enjoyed the tour. Hopefully one day I can welcome you back to this great city. All the best. Kevin

Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

My wife and 2 kids (ages 8 and 11) spent most of a very fun and informative day on a private walking tour of Dublin with Kevin today. He is truly passionate about Dublin, and Irish history and culture. If you are looking for a...More

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

Many thanks Chris for your very kind comments. I'm delighted you all enjoyed the day. As regards meeting a few of the locals, I'm mindful of that comment by our great poet William Butler Yeats, "There are no strangers here, only friends you have not...More

Reviewed 16 March 2018

My wife and I came to Ireland for the 1st time. Our 1st stop was Dublin and we decided to start with a walking tour to get the lay of the land. Kevin made it a truly enjoyable day even though the weather was miserable...More

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Kevin M, Owner at Walking Tours Dublin, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2018

David. Sincere thanks for your very kind words. Despite the showers, your enthusiasm made it a very enjoyable day. Thank you again. Kevin

Reviewed 25 January 2018

We were so fortunate to book a 3-hour tour with Kevin in the city of Dublin. He is so engaging, pleasant to spend time with, and continually relayed fascinating details of Dublin, Ireland and Great Britain. I truly have a better understanding of Irish history,...More

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Kevin M, Owner at Walking Tours Dublin, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2018

Dear Rick. I cannot express how much your lovely comments mean to me. It was a delight to meet you and your family and to share in some small part the story of this wonderful city. Please God I will be able to welcome you...More

Reviewed 3 December 2017

I've lived in Dublin all my life, and I can honestly say I was dumbfounded by the hidden Dublin that was revealed to our group... Kevin is so charming, and passionate about his city, his appreciation for the little things that we pass by on...More

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Kevin M, Owner at Walking Tours Dublin, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2017

Philip. Thank you for your very kind comments. It was a pleasurable afternoon with your group and I'm delighted they enjoyed the tour. Thanks also to everyone for all the questions. They (and the few Guinness!!) made the day. All the best. Kevin.

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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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