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.
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.
day trips from dublin
A visit to Powerscourt House and Gardens in County Wicklow is perfect for nature, architecture and history lovers.
dublin pub crawl
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.
dublin day trip
It features churches, some of which are over one thousand years old, an intact celtic belltower and a majestic valley with two lakes.
My Tour reviews:
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
Tour was good
Tour was good. Dara was informative and accomodating
5.0 Stars Nancy Stanton
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
My husband and I went on the tour and enjoyed it very much. It was very professional.
5.0 Stars Marianne Sweeney
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
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
Worth every penny.
Worth every penny.
5.0 Stars Scott Kalkin
Tons of Sense of Humour
I love Dara’s format of explaining with tons of sense of humour.
5.0 Stars Celina Tablante
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
The tour was good and Dara did a fine job explaining everything.
5.0 Stars Tom Johnson