dublin tours

I provide walking and driving tours of my hometown of Dublin and also day trips from Dublin to places like Powerscourt House and Gardens and Glendalough Monastic Site in neighbouring County Wicklow.

dublin tour guide

I have a degree in History from University College Dublin and am a Fáilte Ireland approved tour guide for Dublin City and Environs.

I have worked in Trinity College, the Vatican, Rome City, Glasnevin Cemetery and the General Post Office in Dublin and I work for Rick Steves in Dublin and throughout Ireland.

Below are a list of my most requested tours of Dublin and the surrounding province of Leinster.


dublin tours

dublin toursThis three hour walking tour of Dublin is a perfect orientation to the Irish capital.

It covers Trinity College Dublin, the Book of Kells, Parliament House Dublin, Temple Bar, Dublin Castle, City Hall, George’s Street Arcade and Grafton Street.

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day trips from dublin

day trips from dublinLooking to get outside the capital for a half day trip?

A visit to Powerscourt House and Gardens in County Wicklow is perfect for nature, architecture and history lovers.

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dublin pub crawl

famous pubs in dublinMy Dublin pub crawl is perfect for small groups who want to explore the best pubs in Dublin in a relaxed walking tour.

I cover 5 of the best bars in Dublin, the smallest, the oldest, one of the newest, one where James Joyce drank and one which U2 were kicked out of and they now own.

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dublin day trip

glendalough tourJust one hour away by car, you can see one of the best preserved monastic sites in Ireland, founded by Saint Kevin in the 6th Century, almost 1500 years ago.

It features churches, some of which are over one thousand years old, an intact celtic belltower and a majestic valley with two lakes.

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My Tour reviews:

    General Tour An easy and Fun Experience
    The tour was everything and more than we expected. Thanks for making it an easy and fun experience for the whole family.
    5.0 Stars Sarah Morel
    General Tour Tour was good
    Tour was good. Dara was informative and accomodating
    5.0 Stars Nancy Stanton
    General Tour Dara was Outstanding
    Dara was outstanding. The tour was sensational and met every expectation we had. Our two teenage boys where very impressed with the tour and thoroughly enjoyed Dara’s commentary, humor and knowledge.
    5.0 Stars Carolyn Wales
    General Tour Very Professional
    My husband and I went on the tour and enjoyed it very much. It was very professional.
    5.0 Stars Marianne Sweeney
    General Tour Easy to Understand
    Dara was a good guide and seemed to know what he was talking about, plus he was easy to understand.
    5.0 Stars Jason P
    General Tour Throughly Enjoyed the Tour
    Dara was excellent I throughly enjoyed the tour as did my family. I would do it again when I return.
    5.0 Stars Olga Corapi
    General Tour Worth every penny.
    Worth every penny.
    5.0 Stars Scott Kalkin
    General Tour Tons of Sense of Humour
    I love Dara’s format of explaining with tons of sense of humour.
    5.0 Stars Celina Tablante
    General Tour Very Informative and Interesting
    Dara was very informative and interesting. He made the tour very successful. We recommended that some collegues we were later meeting book their tour with you company.
    5.0 Stars Steven Hardin
    General Tour Fine Job
    The tour was good and Dara did a fine job explaining everything.
    5.0 Stars Tom Johnson