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Irish Monastic Tours - Day Tours

35 Ava Avenue, Belfast BT7 3BP, Northern Ireland
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Torn with the rating of 3

Ok, so first the bad... I had booked a July tour in November. When I saw it was a tour led by a... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
popestcyril
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Allentown, Pennsylvania
Brilliant! A craic-ing grand time!

Thérèse Cullen knows Ireland. From history to religion, from folk tales to folk musicians, she... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2017
dr_cas512
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Irish Monastic Tours offers a variety of tours exploring the archeology and history of monastic Ireland and its saints. Dr Therese Cullen is an expert in Irish Studies, will lead people into the very landscape in which these monastic men and women lived. More general tours can be designed to your own specification and tour dates can be arranged according to interest.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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35 Ava Avenue, Belfast BT7 3BP, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

Ok, so first the bad... I had booked a July tour in November. When I saw it was a tour led by a PhD focusing on St. Patrick, I jumped at it! I actually planned my entire 3 week vacation in Ireland, Northern Ireland, and...More

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IrishMonasticTours, Owner at Irish Monastic Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

I'm very sorry you were disappointed with what you feel was a poor service. I am however glad that Duane did an excellent job and that we were able to arrange that for you. If you every come back to Ireland we'd be more than...More

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Reviewed 28 June 2017

Thérèse Cullen knows Ireland. From history to religion, from folk tales to folk musicians, she simply knows all things Irish. If it's just you or if you have a large group, she can tailor your tour and make sure everyone enjoys themselves. We had up...More

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Reviewed 23 June 2017

Therese will customize an Irish tour for big or small groups. She covers the Republic and Northern Island. Although she focuses on religious sites, she covers other topics as well. Her approach is very personable and casual. She has a doctorate in Irish Church history,...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Therese knows so much about the landscape and its history - ancient to present day - as well as the kinds of tips like where to eat that are so helpful for tourists. I would take another tour in a heartbeat! She offers tours all...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2017

Therese promptly gathered us from our pier and escorted us on the best tour we have ever had! We drove up the Causeway stopping off at Carrickfergus Castle, Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge, scones at the Glenarm Castle's walled garden's tea room, and then a thorough tour...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

We had an amazing day with Therese. Because some of us speak english not that good, she organized a german speaking guide who did a great job as well. Everything was perfect, instead of the wheather ;-). I highly recommend this agency.

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Reviewed 20 September 2016

Therese is well-organised and very flexible. Given her academic background, she is very knowledgeable and knows all about St. Patrick but yet she is also a spiritual person and very connected. She brought me to a nice private chapel which was not on my itinerary...More

2  Thank Daisy L
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Reviewed 5 September 2016

Our stay in Northern Ireland wouldn’t be as memorable and enjoyable if we had not taken this tour. Therese is an excellent tour guide due to her proficiency in providing interesting information about the sites we visited. There are legends, history, architecture and Irish humor...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2016

Theresa is AWESOME! It was like hanging out with an old friend for the day who happened to know a lot about St. Patrick!!! We had an incredible time on our tour! She was prompt and kept in touch with us the day before the...More

3  Thank James C
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Reviewed 30 May 2016

The tour was amazing. Therese accomodated us even though we were not a large party. I was able to take some excellent photos. It was an honour to have such an expert as a guide. Thanks for everything,Therese. You were great! from Cathy

1  Thank Frank P
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Gunnsi
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Sorry for the delay, Gunnsi. I'm glad you found my website. Yes, I do tours all year round. Were you looking for something in particular?
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