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Dublin Tour Guide - Private Tours

9 North Great George's Street | Studio 9, Dublin D01 K3C8, Ireland
+353 86 304 4433
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Great City tour of Dublin

Our guide Bartle D’Arcy was intelligent, informative and interesting. We learned a lot and saw the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
SFTraveler247
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San Francisco, California
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Great 1/2 day walking tour with Garvan!

Two days ago we arrived in Dublin on a flight from NY, tired and jet-lagged from our overnight... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
BarbNY
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Scarsdale, NY
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Young, energetic, but most importantly, knowledgeable and entertaining, Garvan offers some of the greatest walking tours in Dublin, delivered with as much passion as good cheer. Having over 700 tours under his belt, he knows all the main sites and most of the hidden ones ;)
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  • Poor1%
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“five hours” (13 reviews)
“garvan rushe” (12 reviews)
“his passion” (12 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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9 North Great George's Street | Studio 9, Dublin D01 K3C8, Ireland
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+353 86 304 4433
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"perfect guide"
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"irish guy"
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"molly malone"
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"pub crawl"
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"cruise ship"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our guide Bartle D’Arcy was intelligent, informative and interesting. We learned a lot and saw the highlights of Dublin in a fast paced walk. We thoroughly enjoyed thje tour!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Two days ago we arrived in Dublin on a flight from NY, tired and jet-lagged from our overnight flight. Under those circumstances, what would be the ideal thing to do? Why, of course, take a 3 hour walking tour of the city! Luckily for us,...More

Thank BarbNY
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I organized a 5-hour "(Nearly) All Tour of Dublin" for a cruise ship group. Garvan was unable to host our tour, but the alternative, Maitiú, worked out great! Maitiú was fun, knowledgeable and a great singer to boot! We included the Book of Kells option,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tour was great. We enjoyed very much the detailed explanation about Irish history that Cathal gave us and our kids (17 & 14) loved it as well. Definitely recommend him!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a fantastic tour with Cathal. He immersed us, on our request, in Irelands and Dublin’s history and he turned out to be a true walking encyclopaedia. In three hours, he took us from the early days of Kelts and Vikings to the 1920ties...More

Thank Rowdy D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Garven was awesome! So very happy we booked this tour with him! He definitely made our final day in Dublin! We would have never seen or learned as much without him! Our two teenagers thought he was awesome also! He kept their attention the entire...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cathal was fantastic! We loved the variety of activities - he sang, he acted out part of a play, he taught us a little Irish dancing, he took us through parts of a museum, through parks, around the city, and of course told the most...More

Thank goatnose
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were guided by Galvan Rushe. Imagine a knowledgeable, smart, sensitive and entertaining guide and Galvan will exceed those expectation. He was exceptionally well versed in the history of the sites we visited and of the culture of Ireland. We are older than most tourists...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Maitiu led my family and I on a fantastic walking tour of Dublin. His tour not only helped us get our bearings in the city, but he provided an engaging history of each location with details and nuances that we'd never have found in a...More

Thank Cameron J
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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Thank you matthew it was amazing!!! Best city tour ever! Dublins history including pints and whiskey - what else?☺️

Thank Stephanie S
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billi729
14 June 2018|
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Response from Doug C | Reviewed this property |
I agree contact Dublin Tour guides Hope it works out for you..
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Kerry F
4 June 2018|
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Response from Henry K | Reviewed this property |
do yourself a huge favor and go with a three hour private tour...the tour we had was fantastic...great guide who knew all the real places in Dublin...not where you are going to run into the excursions from the cruise ships
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bsg1969
27 May 2018|
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Response from seyyes | Reviewed this property |
Garvan Rushe Tour Guide of Dublin. Just google his name. He s a great tour guide in Dublin. We used him last year in August and had wonderful time/tour.
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