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A wonderful full day of hiking and sightseeing on the Ring of Kerry

We had a wonderful all-day tour of the Ring of Kerry with Patrick Buckley . He co-owns Personal... read more

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Reviewed 21 September 2019

My wife and I visited Ireland for the first time and had been recommended Personal Irish Tours by a friend. We arranged for a 4 day tour from Kinsale around the Wild Atlantic Way to Killarney then around the ring of Kerry to Galway, and then being dropped in Dublin for us to explore on our own and watch the Gaelic Football All-Ireland final championship rematch. Patrick Jr. served as our tour guide and he was delightful, knowledgeable and provided us with a customized sightseeing experience. He took us to stone circles, pubs, castles, cathedrals, restaurants, monastic sites, and other historical sites that made the trip fun, interesting and a truly an unforgettable experience. Paddy Jr. became our friend and history teacher.... and I would recommend Personal Irish Tours to anyone that wants to have it all while touring Ireland. Brilliant!

Date of experience: September 2019
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Patrick B, Owner at Personal Irish Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2019

Thanks for great review. It was my pleasure showing you guys around Ireland. Its a pity about the result for Kerry haha. Maybe next year.

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Patrick

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Reviewed 6 September 2019

I have just returned from another great trip to the beautiful country of Ireland and it was amazing. This was my second trip with Pat Buckley. The first was about 6 years ago with my sisters and mom. This time I took my husband and a friend. We had 8 days with Pat. He picked us up in Dun Loaghaire and took us around the southern and western coast line. The Mercedes van is comfortable and spacious. He figured out our whole itinerary and booked our hotels. He was open to changing anything on any day. As usual, spending the days with him was very enjoyable and he is extremely knowledgeable about all the places we visited. He even through in some lovely "secret drives" and really showed us all the most beautiful places. I highly recommend a trip with Pat Buckley on Personal Irish Tours.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Patrick B, Owner at Personal Irish Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2019

Hi Krissy,

Thanks for great review. Glad ye had a good time around Ireland again.

Kind Regards,

Patrick

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Reviewed 5 September 2019 via mobile

Pat Buckley is wonderful. He made my first experience in Ireland flawlessly perfect. He knows the area so well. All his recommendations were spot on. He himself is so enjoyable. I know I have a new friend now. I would recommend Pat and his son Patrick to anyone. We will post pictures of our journeys.
He took all of the stress out of our adventure. He also added in a few surprises which were just icing on the cake.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Patrick B, Owner at Personal Irish Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2019

Thanks for taking time to give us a review. Glad ye enjoyed travelling around with us.

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Patrick

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Reviewed 27 August 2019

Personal Irish Tours- Patrick Buckley Jr- is simply outstanding!! We were a group of 6 adults traveling to Ireland for the first time for 8 days. Patrick met us at Shannon Airport in a very clean, seven person Mercedes van. We fit comfortably and his driving skills were impeccable. We always felt safe which is saying a lot on the roads of Ireland! We had our hotels in Galway and Killarney booked, but left the daily itinerary to Patrick. His knowledge, humor, patience and kindness made our trip to Ireland perfect! Patrick is well versed in the history, culture and sites of Ireland. We covered over 1000 miles on our journey and he finally delivered us in Dublin after 5 days in the West..At the end of the week, we were sad to leave our friend, Patrick, as we had become very fond of him and how well he took care of us. Thank you Personal Irish Tours you are simply outstanding!!

Date of experience: August 2019
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Patrick B, Owner at Personal Irish Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2019

Thanks for the great review Virginia. Was my pleasure showing you around Ireland. I had a great time with you guys and we had some good fun and saw some great places. Hope all is well back home and ill let you know if im ever over in your direction.

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Patrick

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Reviewed 15 August 2019

Patrick was an absolute pleasure!! He gave us the trip of a lifetime and I’m eternally grateful. After traveling the world I’m thoroughly impressed. The places he helped us experience and the way he rolled out the red carpet for everything made me feel like a queen. My family enjoyed beautiful golf and fishing experiences not to mention the many other fantastic activities and outings. If you have the opportunity to tour w/ him, do it! You won’t regret it.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Patrick B, Owner at Personal Irish Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2019

Thanks for review. It was my pleasure driving your family around for the wk. Delighted you enjoyed the fishing and golf and other activies.

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Patrick

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