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Address: st Andrew street, Dublin Dublin2, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 1 4958111
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Description: Rural Pub Tours offers visitors to Dublin the opportunity to escape the...
Rural Pub Tours offers visitors to Dublin the opportunity to escape the city for a day & take in the beautiful countryside whilst visiting traditional country pubs.Enjoy live traditional Irish music on a day out not to be missed.
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Shane was the ultimate host, driver, Irish encyclopedia, DJ, beer recommender. I'm on my own in the city and was recommended this tour, well deserved. I never felt out of place on... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

Shane was the ultimate host, driver, Irish encyclopedia, DJ, beer recommender. I'm on my own in the city and was recommended this tour, well deserved. I never felt out of place on my own. The group was a good diverse cross-section that were all so welcoming. I was initially worried about the 9 hours but honestly it flies by as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Best tour in general. Perfect mix of Irish history, music, and pints. Shane is amazing and I HIGHLY recommend everyone to take this tour

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

The nine hours of this tour flew by, as if it were only five minutes. Shane was the ultimate host: witty, knowledgeable, and a great conversationalist. Everything everyone says is true. You MUST take this tour!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Just like everyone else has written, Rural Pub Tours and, in particular, Shane are an amazing way to spend a night in Dublin. We took the tour in early May 2015, and although I'll avoid specifics to keep from setting a precedent, Shane went above and beyond to accommodate our group of seven -- and, perhaps more difficult, kept the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 via mobile

Myself and two friends from London took the Mountain Pub Tour and could not have had a better time. I was recommended by a friend to take the trip and was really glad we did. Shane was a brilliant tour host and kept everyone happy and involved. We had some of the best pints of Guinness in Ireland and will... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

The tour was great, six pubs in the mountains near Dublin. First three were great, and the dinner spot was wonderful. Great food there, last couple of hotels were not as good and the final pub was so crowded you could not move to hear the trad session going on. Apart from that, the guide and driver was amazing and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I really enjoyed this tour. The tour is well paced so you don't feel rushed. The pubs are all great local joints and the live music is great fun. The most valuable part of this tour is the excellent guide. Shane is a funny, friendly guy. He was always happy to give a beer or whisky recommendation and he hung... More 

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Canal Fulton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We took the mountain eve pub crawl - Shane was a great host - we met many kind and interesting people on our shuttle - there was 15 of us - just the right amount- all the local people in the pubs - we're warm and friendly - so glad we took this tour!!! Thanks Shane!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015 via mobile

I can highly recommend this tour. Shane was an excellent tour guide, a lovely gentleman and a good Craic. He made our hen weekend in Dublin very happy and memorable :-).

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Pontypool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Just like to say what a brilliant day/night Shane and all the locals where fantastic every pub we went in they all made us welcome I would recommend any to do this tour 😊

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