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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband and I took this tour with Mary Gibbons. We were both very satisfied with it. Mary provided a complete narration of Ireland’s history which was interesting to listen to on the ride to Tara. She is well acquainted with the tour of New...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Took my 16-year-olds to Newgrange this time. It usually feels far too "touristy" to me to take a tour bus anywhere, but Mary made me very happy that I did. I am not a *complete* novice on the subject of Ireland's history, but Mary made...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my second time on a Mary Gibbon's tour. I did my first one in 2006 to New Grange and I had such a fond memory of it, upon my return trip to Ireland this past November I went immediately to the Irish tourist...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on Mary’s tour of Tara and Newgrange with a friend. We’re both students (and broke as heck) and Mary’s are some of the few tours that offers students discounts. Mary and Damian greeted us at our pick up exactly on time and the drive...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mary Gibbons is a very intelligent tour guide who gave us a fantastic expirence to end our family vacation. Newgrange was beautiful and a great sight to see. Mary gave us a bunch of historical information that kept us entertained the entire day! 10/10 would...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I traveled to Dublin to see U2 in concert, but also wanted to squeeze in some sightseeing. I've long been fascinated by places like Newgrange so it was on the top of my to do list, but I was traveling alone and not sure how...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As this was not the first guided tour I took in Ireland and considering that with this review it would not be fair to make comparisons with others I have taken, it is right to give an honest and balanced report on the experience, hoping...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Mary G, Owner at Mary Gibbons Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Lou, We appreciate you taking the time to post your review on our tour, although we are disappointed at the rating. You highlighted 2 points – Firstly online booking. As you said, you completely understand why we do not do this – participants and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A thoroughly enjoyable day listening to stories and history. The coach is comfortable and you have ample time in each place.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our tour of New Grange and Hill of Tara presented by Mary Gibbons Tours. Mary was our tour guide and she was very knowledgeable about Irish history and the sites. On our way to New Grange, she reviewed Irish history, the importance...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

Mary was excellent and so knowledgeable. She provided us with so much information and was very nice and well spoken with the group for the entire day we were with her. She is a wealth of info. I have since recommended her tour to others...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from Douglas C | Reviewed this property |
This was a full size bus. There were probably 40-50 People on the tour we were on. This was one of the few tours I have been on that the number large number of people on the did not detract from the tour. It was that good.
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Carla T
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Response from GGHHartsdale_NY | Reviewed this property |
On the drive to the Hill of Tara, Mary gave quite a bit of information about Irish history and archaeology. Upon arrival at Tara, we were given an orientation and then time to explore on our own (about an hour). From there... More
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