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10 Beechmount Avenue, Belfast BT12 7NA, Northern Ireland
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 22 May 2011

Having read a good bit about the political violence in Northern Ireland, I had been considering a Black Taxi tour of Falls Rd. Then I came across the Coiste political tours website. Coiste is made up of ex-political prisoners who lived in Belfast and subsequently...More

10  Thank DrunkenYank
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Reviewed 20 January 2013

Despite living in Belfast, I did this tour a couple of years ago out of pure curiosity. There is no point in writing an in-depth review here. It basically boils down to one point; if you want to hear and understand the history of Belfast...More

2  Thank Raydar
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Fantastic tour with Robert, great insight into what life was like in west Belfast throughout the conflict. 5*

Thank diarmuidward
Coiste T, Guest Relations Manager at Coiste Falls Rd Mural Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Diarmuid a charm thanks for such a positive review. Will make sure Robert gets this and I'm sure he'll appreciate your awarding him 5 stars. Is mise Peadar

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've done this tour a few times with Joe (ex political prisoner) and encourage friends to come along when visiting Belfast. You get a clear Nationalist view of the troubles, the impact on lives and injustices of the times, but also an acknowledgement of the...More

Thank Ballamona
Reviewed 9 October 2018

We did this walking tour with our guide, Rocky who was great. He explained all the background leading up to Irish Independence through the Troubles and up to the present day. Rocky sure knew a lot of the people that we passed along our route...More

Thank Michael K
Coiste T, Guest Relations Manager at Coiste Falls Rd Mural Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

A chara Michael a very honest review that certainly reflects what the Coiste tour is about. As you say Rocky was an actor in the conflict and not an observer which lends a lot to his account and experiences. I will pass your comments on...More

Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

I did a tour with Rocky (former POW) who was very open, informative and interesting. It was over three hours long so plenty of time for stories and chat.well recommended!

Thank Cathal F
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Rocky was my guide. Very good, very passionate. It’s a heavy tour with a lot of history behind it. There are always three sides to a story. Rocky was very passionate and brings you deep into the history of the conflict. Be aware though this...More

Thank Rsg1971
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We booked this walking tour with Coiste unsure of its exact content. The tour was brilliant- there was a little bit of everything, murals, memorial gardens and of Milltown Cemetery. Our guide Pat was a gentleman and a wealth of information. A great tour. Thanks

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Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Paul was our guide for an informative and fascinating tour. If you have difficulties walking for long periods of time, or at more than an ambling pace, maybe try one of their other tours rather than this 3-hour walking tour. It was appalling to hear...More

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 7 August 2018

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

Thank Shannonboy
Coiste Tours I, Guest Relations Manager at Coiste Falls Rd Mural Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Appreciate your review. Thanks

Reviewed 22 July 2018

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

Thank Cuz666
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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Miriam F
23 July 2017|
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Response from Coiste T | 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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