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Rural Pub Tours

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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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Memorable moment.

I visited Dublin in March 2015. I had read a lot of positive comments about Rural Pub Tours so I had decided to book a tour with them on March 8th. It was a Dublin Mountain Pub... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
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Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I visited Dublin in March 2015. I had read a lot of positive comments about Rural Pub Tours so I had decided to book a tour with them on March 8th. It was a Dublin Mountain Pub Tour. I have to say that everything was excellent. The tour guide was Shane. He is great, funny and knows a lot about... More 

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Evansville, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Shane was fantastic. All of the reviews of this tour are very good and there's a reason... The tour includes some great entertainment!!... And as many pints as you want! We took the longer all day tour and visited 6 pubs, including one for dinner. I suggest this to anyone that likes beer whether it be Guinness or craft beer... More 

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Laguna Hills, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015 via mobile

I actually just went on my 2nd pub tour with Shane. I went last year, which was the last time I was in Dublin and had such a great time that I wasn't sure if I wanted to do it again because I didn't think it could be better. Well it was!! Shane is just such an amazing person and... More 

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New York, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

The title says it all. I've been to Dublin 4 times now and of all the trips, this was the most fun I've had on all of them. Shane is a great host and will make sure you have the best time. If you like drinking, visiting pubs and hanging with locals, you are going to want to do this.... More 

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Indeed it was a pub crawl but what we could not have anticipated was our immersion into an important part of Irish culture. From the outset, our guide Shane set the tone with his infectious personality - so friendly and interesting that we felt we had known him for years. Along the way, Shane gave us the background story for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

At first I was apprehensive, the tour consisted of two wonderful Brits, 12 Frenchmen, and myself. Shane, the "guide" took us all under his wing and was determined that everyone have a good time. From the cozy lounge at the blue light (with charming locals) to the live music and dancing in the other pubs, you won't regret this one.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We had a crazy good time. Shane our "guide" was incredible. He was super friendly and immediately became your friend. We met some great people, enjoyed a few too many pints and will forever have fond memories of our time in Dublin. Can't recommend this pub crawl enough! Thanks Shane and if you're ever in Calgary let us take you... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Went to the Rural mountain tours, and what an amazing tour it was. Shane, the guide, is absolutely amazing and all 8 participants on the bus seemed to had the time of their lives. My only regret was that I couldnt take the 9 hours tour in the winter, but I'll defianetely come back to Dublin to try the 9... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

This was hands-down the best part of our visit to Dublin. The four of us booked on a Tuesday night in late January and even though we were the only people in the bus, Shane gave us the grand tour. He was extremely knowledgeable, helpful and accommodating. He tailored the tour to the night in order to give us the... More 

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New Orleans, LA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

This tour is well worth it! My sister and I did the Saturday night pub crawl. We went to three pubs outside of Dublin with a small group-us and 6 Canadian transplants from TX. Shane is great and makes sure everyone has a good time. It's really like going to the pub with a friend. The Blue light was our... More 

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