Donegal Heritage Trails Tour

Donegal Heritage Trails Tour

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RATHMULLAN WALKING TOUR - "A JOURNEY THROUGH TIME" Guided heritage walk of Rathmullan. Enjoy breathtaking scenery while listening to tales of kidnaps and shipwrecks. July-August: Every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon at 3.00pm. Depart from the Putting Green Hut, Rathmullan. Duration: 1hr and 30 mins approx. Adults 10.00 euros. Children with adults are free. RAMELTON WALKING TOUR - "A STORIED PAST" Guided heritage walk of Ramelton. Discover the fascinating history of a town that was once called "The Holy City" July-August: Every Tuesday and Thursday morning at 11.00am. Depart from the Visitor information sign. Gamble's Sq. Duration 1hr and 30 mins approx. Adults €10.00. Children with adults are free.
Rathmullan, County Donegal, Ireland

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Mia Craig
Bray, Ireland3 contributions
Oct 2021 • Couples
Visiting Donegal last week I took the opportunity to go on the Ramelton walk. It was top notch. Charming guide, very knowledgeable. Amazing Georgian town with many famous people. I highly recommend the tour and look forward to go on one of the other tours soon especially Rathmullen to hear all about the Flight of the Earls. Great day had by all. Thank you Deirdra for a wonderful afternoon
Written 28 October 2021
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Hi Mia, It was lovely meeting you in Ramelton and it was my pleasure showing you around the town's wonderful Georgian architecture. I look forward to meeting you again sometime in Rathmullan and sharing the story of the Flight of the Earls with you. Thank you for taking the time to post on Trip Advisor. Kind Regards Deirdra
Written 28 October 2021
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Angie684
Dungannon, UK6 contributions
Sep 2021
Had the most wonderful guided tour of Rathmullan with Deirdra Friel. It was fabulous,so interesting and Deirdra was so engaging with our group, as we listened to the many stories and historical facts about the Flight of The Earls.
My husband and I were part of the Midulster and Donegal group.
Written 18 October 2021
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Hi Angie, Thank you for your very positive review of your tour of Rathmullan. It was lovely meeting you and your group from Mid Ulster and I am delighted that you enjoyed your day in Rathmullan. Thank you for taking the time to post on Trip Advisor. Kind Regards Deirdra
Written 28 October 2021
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Heather McL
1 contribution
Sep 2021
I booked a tour of Rathmullen for a large group from Mid Ulster and Donegal with Deirdre and Fergus to explore the story of the Flight of the Earls.

The tour included a walk around Rathmullen sharing the history and stories of the Fort, the Abbey and many of the other wonderful buildings around the town.

Both Deirdre and Fergus unravelled the history of the town and its connections across the world with knowledge and humour. The two hours disappeared!

Thoroughly recommend Donegal heritage Trails!
Written 24 September 2021
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Hi Heather, Thank you so much for your very positive review of your tour of Rathmullan. It was lovely to meet you and your group and it was our pleasure showing you around and sharing the wonderful history and stories of Rathmullan. We were very fortunate to get such a pleasant day for the tour. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on Trip Advisor. Kind Regards Deirdra
Written 13 October 2021
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Elizebeth M
3 contributions
Sep 2021
Our tour with Deirdra Friel was a true delight! Filled with history and generous explanation, we now feel a connection to the Ramelton of yesterday and today.
Written 19 September 2021
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Hi Elizabeth, I am delighted that you enjoyed your tour of Ramelton. It was my pleasure bringing you and Laura around the town on such a beautiful morning. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on Trip Advisor. Kind Regards Deirdra
Written 27 September 2021
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Daisll1155
Lewiston, ID3 contributions
Sep 2021 • Friends
Excellent tour that provided the cultural foundation of the area. Deirdra was extremely knowledgeable and passionate about her community. Loved it!
Written 3 September 2021
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Hi Daisll1155, Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review of your walking tour of Rathmullan. It was a pleasure meeting you and your friends from Texas and I was delighted to be able to share Rathmullan's little Texan connection with you. I am pleased that you enjoyed the tour. Kind Regards Deirdra
Written 27 September 2021
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Aaron Buckley
1 contribution
Aug 2021
Deirdre's husband led our tour of Rathmullen and brought knowledge, wit and charm in abundance.

His unrivalled storytelling ability while weaving his way through all the songs and stories that Rathmullen has to offer, from the Flight of the Earls to Davy Crocket, with a mastery of all the detail.

Every place has a story and Donegal Heritage Tours bring those stories to life while captivating their audience with top class storytelling.

Thoroughly recommend and will certainly be taking more when back in Donegal.
Written 26 August 2021
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Hi Aaron, Thank you so much for your glowing review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your tour and your particular mention of Fergus's wit, charm and unrivalled storytelling was well received. Rathmullan has a fascinating history and on our tour we take great pride in bringing that history to life with great storytelling. We are very appreciative that you took the time to write a compelling review. Next time you are back in Donegal we look forward to welcoming you on the Ramelton Tour. Kind Regards Deirdra
Written 28 August 2021
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Eleanor L
1 contribution
Aug 2021
We thoroughly enjoyed our tours of Ramelton a few weeks ago and of Rathmullen yesterday. Deirdra is a wonderful guide, balancing colourful stories and hard historical facts with grace and charm. She ties everything together beautifully so that I came away with a complete picture of the Flight of the Earls and its aftermath firmly in my mind. I recommended the Ramelton tour to friends of ours who took their two boys, age 10 and 12….the boys were completely entranced and engaged…says it all! Thank you Deirdra.
Written 20 August 2021
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Hi Eleanor, Thank you so much for your very positive reviews of both my Ramelton and Rathmullan tours. I am delighted that you enjoyed the experience and took the time to give me such a wonderful endoresment. Thank you also for your recommendation of the tour to your friends and I am also pleased to hear that the young boys were captivated by the tour. Kind Regards Deirdra
Written 28 August 2021
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Eileen O
1 contribution
Aug 2021 • Friends
We enjoyed a wonderful tour of Rathmullen today and Ramelton last week given by Deirdre Friel.
Deirdre has great knowledge of both towns and imparts the information with wonderful stories & tales. I would highly recomend both tours.
Written 19 August 2021
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Hi Eileen, Many thanks for your positive review of my Ramelton and Rathmullan Tours. I am delighted that you enjoyed all the stories and tales! It was a pleasure meeting you and thank you for recommending the tours to your friends. I appreciate you taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. Kind Regards Deirdra
Written 23 August 2021
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Coleen B
62 contributions
Aug 2021 • Couples
Deidre was an amazing guide on our walking tour of Ramelton. Her knowledge of the history and architecture of this area is amazing. Ramelton is a gorgeous town but it was so interesting to hear the stories behind all of these beautiful buildings. As an American living in Ireland I was particularly surprised by the many connections between this wee town and the US. I couldn’t recommend this tour enough. It was the highlight of my summer so far.
Written 10 August 2021
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Hi Coleen, Thank you so much for your very positive review of my Ramelton Tour. I am delighted that you enjoyed the tour and rated it as the "highlight of your summer so far" It was my pleasure showing you around the town and I hope you will now feel more at home with all the American connections! Thank you for taking the time to post on Trip Advisor. Kind Regards Deirdra
Written 16 August 2021
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Anthony Q
Belfast, UK19 contributions
Aug 2021 • Friends
A very interesting and informative walking tour around this lovely heritage town in Donegal. Our guide Deirdra took us around the main areas of interest and explained the history of Ramelton with its many Georgian buildings and colourful characters in an entertaining and knowledgeable way
Written 10 August 2021
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Hi Anthony, It was lovely having you on the tour of Ramelton today. I am delighted that you enjoyed the town's fabulous Georgian architecture and its fascinating history. Thank you for your very positive review and for taking the time to post on Trip Advisor. Kind Regards Deirdra
Written 10 August 2021
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