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Dublin Tour Guide - Day Tours

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Address: 1 Dame Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 86 304 4433
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Description: Young, energetic, but most importantly, knowledgeable and entertaining...
Young, energetic, but most importantly, knowledgeable and entertaining, Garvan offers some of the greatest walking tours in Dublin, delivered with as much passion as good cheer. Having over 500 tours under his belt, he knows all the main sites and most of the hidden ones ;)
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Biting Wit and Detailed Historian

Traveling with teens is tough so we needed fun and history .Chose Garvan - bit pricey for the four of us but we wanted special time and no one else on tour . Well worth it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2014
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Ridgewood,NJ
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Ridgewood,NJ
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58 reviews 58 reviews
20 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Traveling with teens is tough so we needed fun and history .Chose Garvan - bit pricey for the four of us but we wanted special time and no one else on tour . Well worth it . Three hour tour of Dublin with a guy who majored in Celtic Studies and Philosophy - Double Score ! Kids stayed awake and... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Look no further - you have found the perfect guide for Dublin with Garvan! He knowledge of Irish history and culture is incredible. What's truly unique about Garvan is his ability to go beyond the facts and dates and connect you to the emotional fabric of the country as you experience different things throughout the day. He was very responsive... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Garvan's passion and knowledge about Ireland and Dublin history is evident from then moment you meet. He is entertains and evokes emotions with his stories and verse. Moreover, he ensures that everyone is having a good time and gains an appreciation for the Irish culture. Book this tour.

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Lakeland, Florida
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

In our tour we gained a great deal of insight of the true history and culture of Dublin. Garvan showed us the beauty of the city while incorporating wit and charm. Overall, one of the best tours we've been on.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We traveled from out of the country and took a tour with Garvin, where we had the best time! Garvin is personable, pleasant, and extremely knowledgable on his history of Ireland.

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Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Garvan is great. He is so passionate about his city, and this passion translates into one of the best tours you will ever have. His command of Ireland's history is remarkable. His passion for the city and Ireland's history is astounding. His songs and poems will transport you to another time, and you will feel it. His enthusiasm is refreshing... More 

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Needham, Massachusetts
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Garvan is a passionate, knowledgeable and charismatic guide who really made the incredible history of Dublin come alive for our family. He is a gifted historian and storyteller, who is able to give an overview of Dublin through vivid stories and great insight into the forces that shaped modern Ireland. If you have the opportunity you MUST schedule a tour... More 

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Arnhem, The Netherlands
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Garvan is the most entertaining tour guide you could wish for. He is knowledgable, good fun, and flexible. If you go to Dublin, make sure to book him.

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Arnhem, The Netherlands
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Garvan is one great tourguide! He knows the city, knows the history of Ireland and when he tells about it, everybody is entertained! Make sure to book him, he's fun, friendly, a bit crazy (in a good way!) and you'll see Dublin from a different point of view.

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New York City, New York
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Garvan Rushe was recommended to us by our hotel and what a wonderful recommendation it was! We needed a knowledgeable guide, one who could interest both adults and a 13 year old. Garvan was perfect, in fact even better than we imagined. He was extremely knowledgeable (he knows so much) and enthusiastic and had a way of explaining Dublin and... More 

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