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This was a truly memorable tour. Having done the Open Bus Tour of Belfast, the Coiste tour was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Shannonboy
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Shannon, Ireland
A very informative tour of the Falls Road

This walking tour is a perfect way to get an honest insight in to "The Troubles" and to get an idea... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cuz666
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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10 Beechmount Avenue, Belfast BT12 7NA, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a truly memorable tour. Having done the Open Bus Tour of Belfast, the Coiste tour was just what was needed to gain an insight into exactly what was happening during the dark days of the "troubles". The guides are all ex-prisoners and as...More

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Coiste Tours I, Guest Relations Manager at Coiste Falls Rd Mural Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Appreciate your review. Thanks

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This walking tour is a perfect way to get an honest insight in to "The Troubles" and to get an idea of what it was like to live through them. We met our tour guide Robert at the start point of the tour,Divis Towers,a landmark...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2018

Joe, our guide, started with his own experiences and drew connections at various points along the way, giving us the stories behind many of the murals. Everywhere we went Joe met people he knew. He had quite a bit of knowledge about Irish America and...More

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Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

We have just finished an absolutely outstanding tour led by our guide Jo, whose personal experiences as an internee during the troubles brought the whole thing to life. My knowledge of what really went on then was very limited and was formed from what I...More

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Coiste Tours I, Public Relations Manager at Coiste Falls Rd Mural Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2018

Thanks for your review and comments. Joe has an amazing story of commitment and determination. I am sure he will appreciate your views.

Reviewed 1 May 2018

As Americans we have only a vague understanding of the events leading to "the troubles" in Northern Ireland. Our media of course focused only on the violence, we never learned the of the real experiences of those who had to live in those times. The...More

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

Yesterday, I had an amazing experience thanks to the walking tour led by Robert. He was engaging, friendly, knowledgeable, clearly partisan but also someone able to recognize other perspectives, and the intermixing of his own personal life with the Falls Road experience was unforgettable. I'll...More

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Coiste, Front Office Manager at Coiste Falls Rd Mural Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Thanks for this positive review and I will pass it on to Robert. As you say he is very informative and has a great rapport with our visitors. And also appreciate your recommending the tour to others coming to Belfast.

Reviewed 27 February 2018

Went on the Falls Rd. tour with Joe and had a great experience. He provided lots of historical background and related it to his own personal experiences as a local and as an ex-political prisoner. I would really recommend this tour to anyone visiting Belfast--...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2018

I did this particular tour twice (plus the other Coiste tours) to get others' perspectives, and each time was equally as amazing. My first Falls tour guide was Peader. Having spoken with him previously I knew some of his background and thoughts on the conflict......More

Thank Tom P
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Ever since I was a child I have always been interested in Northern Irish politics and the 'struggle' Republicans have with British rule. I never thought i'd get the chance to walk down the Falls Road, let alone with a former IRA member. Our 3hr...More

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Coiste, Admin at Coiste Falls Rd Mural Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Go raibh míle maith agat, thank you very much for your review Paul! A happy new year 2018 to you!

Reviewed 3 October 2017

This was one of the highlights of our entire Ireland trip. Joe was an excellent guide and it was surreal to be walking along the Falls Road with someone who had experienced so closely the recent sad and troubled history of Belfast. During the walking...More

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Coiste, Administrator at Coiste Falls Rd Mural Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Hi there, thank you so much for your review. Hopefully some people will learn from our history and mistakes won't be repeated -this is our hope. Go raibh míle maith agat!

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Miriam F
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Response from Coiste Tours I | Property representative |
Hi Miriam, sorry for my late reply! Your question seems to have passed under our radar... The tour costs £10 for the adult and £8 for the children (unless they are under 10 years old, then it is free for them). You can... More
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