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Mary Gibbons Tours

| Newgrange, Ireland
+353 86 355 1355
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Incredible tour to Tara & Newgrange with Mary Gibbons

The experience of visiting Tara & Newgrange with Mary Gibbons was one for a lifetime. Her ability... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2016
deenie2016
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Asheville, North Carolina
History today!

Mary demonstrated she is passionate about history and archaeology. She has a vast depth of... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2016
Terri C
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White Rock, Canada
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“newgrange tour” (44 reviews)
“passage tomb” (35 reviews)
“boyne valley” (41 reviews)
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Reviewed 27 May 2016

The experience of visiting Tara & Newgrange with Mary Gibbons was one for a lifetime. Her ability to explain history, combined with her expertise of the area, ensured we will never forget our trip. Tara and Newgrange are captivating and Mary does an outstanding job...More

Thank deenie2016
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Mary demonstrated she is passionate about history and archaeology. She has a vast depth of knowledge which she freely exchanges. After driving around the Republic for 3 weeks it was an educational and relaxing experience to be with Mary. She made the past relevant, injected...More

Thank Terri C
Reviewed 20 May 2016

After hearing so many good things about this tour, it was a bit of a disappointment. Apparently, Mary herself could not do the tour last minute. Instead, she arranged a replacement who was a very nice older gentleman. He was an archeologist from west Ireland....More

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MaryGibbons1951, General Manager at Mary Gibbons Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2016

Thank you for pointing out that he was kind and knowledgeable. Ireland is not the only place with Celtic and Neolithic sites: the reason our associate spoke of those other sites in Europe was to link them to similar sites in Ireland, especially Newgrange. A...More

Reviewed 18 May 2016

Mary Gibbons Newgrange Tour was one of the highlights of our trip to Ireland. She is an excellent tour guide full of interesting history and presents it with facts and humor. We were able to go into Newgrange that is an amazing place. It predates...More

Thank pilstickdude
Reviewed 15 May 2016

Great tour with Mary to Newgrange. Bus arrived promptly at hotel for pick-up. Mary engagingly related historical information as we rode on the bus through Dublin and enroute to Tara and Newgrange. Her dry humor and wit made it very personal. First stop was at...More

Thank GoldenFeet
Reviewed 13 May 2016

This was a wonderful tour and a great way for people to see these sites while staying in Dublin and without having to rent and drive a car. Mary began the tour by saying something along the lines of "If you're not a history buff,...More

Thank FinnInNYC
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Made visiting Tara and Newgrange very easy. Bus was easy to find and pay for, and there was a visiting archeologist on the tour who rounded out the information very nicely. Mary is very experienced with these tours and everything went very smoothly, despite getting...More

Thank lunasea237
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Mary is an engaging guide whose knowledge about Newgrange, Tara, and the surrounding areas truly enhanced the experience. She strikes a perfect balance between giving you interesting foundational information about the sites and setting you free to explore them on your own. We stopped at...More

Thank Whitney M
Reviewed 8 May 2016

Mary is a wealth of knowledge about Irish history, Newgrange (and the other burial mounds in Ireland), and the Hill of Tara. Her tour is well worth the day to see such interesting and notable archeological and historical sites and to learn about key events...More

Thank asr224
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

Mary is an excellent tour guide. The bus will pick you up at various points in Dublin. Mary gives some history of the city & surrounding area, including the Boyne valley (and related history), then you travel to the Hill of Tara. After that, head...More

Thank Phillip M
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Tracy A
19 November 2017|
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Response from Tara R | Reviewed this property |
It's a coach bus. You're only broken into smaller groups to go inside the Newgrange structure at the site. (The groups take turns since there's only so many that can fit.)
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deirjohn
8 November 2017|
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Response from Mary G | Property representative |
Hello, We only really do that during very bad wether conditions in the winter, or very exceptional circumstances. If you wish to contact us directly and we can talk you about making a booking.
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deirjohn
7 November 2017|
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Response from Mary G | Property representative |
Hello, The closet pickup for the Ballsbridge Hotel, would be the Mespil Hotel. However if you wish to make a booking you will have to contact us directly. The Hill of Tara is fine for all ages, however we do recommend... More
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