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Angela's Ashes Walking Tour

Address: 44 Nicholas Street, Limerick, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-61-318106
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Ranked #12 of 35 Activities in Limerick
Type: Walking tours, Sightseeing Tours
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, City walk sightseeing
Owner description: Walk through the most important sites depicted in Frank McCourt's best-selling autobiography...
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Type: Walking tours, Sightseeing Tours
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, City walk sightseeing
Owner description: Walk through the most important sites depicted in Frank McCourt's best-selling autobiography "Angela's Ashes."

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Istanbul, Turkey
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43 reviews 43 reviews
10 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015 via mobile

you do not have too many thing to do in Limerick so can be a choice. There are not so many thing to see to be honest, but if you like book and movie, why not. To me does not worth 10 Euro Per person. P.s; at tourist center we are told it is free, I was thinking we are... More 

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tacoma
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

I hadn't read Angela's Ashes until after we went on the tour. The tour was great and our guide was very knowledgeable. We got to see a lot of the city we wouldn't and learned even more. Highly recommend.

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Ontario, Oregon
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Noel, the curator of the tour is one of the most personable people you will ever meet. He knows the history of Limerick probably like no other. This is probably one of the best tours I've ever taken.

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66 reviews 66 reviews
23 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

If you are a fan of Frank McCourt then it doesn't get any better. The tour guide is great and the tour is done in a personal manner. You relive the book live in front of you because you visit all the spots. You also get a little history of Limerick with it! Excellent tour!

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

What a great walking tour with Noel - a super friendly and very knowledgeable chap. This was really our introduction to Limerick as we only arrived twenty minutes before the tour began and we were treated to a few Limerick tidbits aside from the Frank McCourt facts. Great tour!

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Denver, Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

We loved the Angela's Ashes walking tour with Declan. This was a highlight of our trip. Yes, even compared to the Cliffs of Moher, Dingle, the Ring of Kerry, Blarney, Dublin, Guinness, Jameson, Waterford...I would say this tour ranked higher than most of the other adventures we had in Ireland. The streets of Limerick painted the struggles of Ireland in... More 

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Aberdeen
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51 reviews 51 reviews
5 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

Well, as someone who has never read the book or watched the film and never will, I must thank Noel for a great few hours entertainment. My wife is the Frank McCourt fan and Noels tour brought the book to life. It was great to meet Noel and listen to his stories. Well worth the money. My only problem is... More 

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3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

My mother and I have both read Angelas Ashes, and watched the film, and loved it, so were keen to do the tour - and were not dissapointed! Due to the weather, it was only the two of us, which meant we could ask as many questions as we wanted and not feel like we were holding people up. Great... More 

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Alfey Menashe, Israel
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3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012

I booked an 'Angela's Ashes' special package with the George boutique hotel in Limerick on December 5th; it included 'ANGELA'S ASHES WALKING TOUR'. I was very fortunate to meet Noel Curtin as my guide. It was a very special experience: Noel brought the story to life for me; he is extremely knowledgeable, experienced, very nice, and professional and has a... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

Our tour guide, Noel, was great...very knowledgeable. Sadly, a number of places in the book were no longer in existence...but we knew that before the tour. It was great to see all the places that were still standing, i.e., Leamy's School, a couple of the churches, the St. Vincent de Paul Society, etc. If you read the book, you should... More 

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