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Reviewed 2 days ago

Mary Gibbons provides a day-long, information-filled tour. She narrates the history of Ireland while on the bus and then leaves you in the hands of the capable and enthusiastic guides at Newgrange. Tara you will explore on your own. We had terrible, windy, wet weather,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Kristin H
Reviewed 6 days ago

I overslept and missed my scheduled tour bus trip to NewGate this morning but I can't say enough about Mary Gibbons - they were nice enough to call when I didn't show up, just so they didn't leave if I was on the way. My...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Christina Z
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mary is a superb tour guide. I had taken two other tours out of Galway, and it was a lot of talking but not too much substance. Mary is all substance and all history. She shares her knowledge as we are driving (separate bus driver),...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mary Gibbons held a great tour, very informative and lots of personality. She was very considerate of everyone’s time and abilities, and provided lots of interesting background information during the drive.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best tour for New Grange and the Hill of Tara. The guide who does the tour is a former Irish Army officer and history professor from Trinity College. He is very entertaining!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank padraicmcgrath
Reviewed February 11, 2019 via mobile

History will be always impressive for me and all the knowledge Marry can give you in few hours will open your appetite for more history. Very well prepared and very good logistics, not just the sites but the people than work at them where just...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jesus A
Reviewed January 25, 2019 via mobile

Mary was amazing! It was a great trip and a very special experience for me. I’m not a history fan but Mary’s tour was the perfect amount of information.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Msgracel
Reviewed January 23, 2019

If you only deserve the best, do not hesitate and pick straight Mary's tour to Newgrange and the Hill of Tara. The enthusiastic explanations of your host, an institution herself, will provide you with immense and valuable information, a wonderful summary of the historical highlights...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank CloudYeah
Reviewed January 21, 2019 via mobile

Mary did a great job. Told us lots of interesting things about Newgrange and Irish history. She also had the time to do some personal chats. Really loved that kind of tour. Many Thanks!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Paddy M
Reviewed January 21, 2019

I took Mary Gibbons' bus tour to the Hill of Tara and the tomb at Newgrange. My tour was led by Mary herself, who told us all about what we were seeing and its history. She was extremely knowledgable and funny, and made the tour...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Gail M
October 18, 2018|
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Response from Douglas C | Reviewed this property |
This was a full size bus. There were probably 40-50 People on the tour we were on. This was one of the few tours I have been on that the number large number of people on the did not detract from the tour. It was that good.
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Carla T
June 14, 2018|
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Response from GGHHartsdale_NY | Reviewed this property |
On the drive to the Hill of Tara, Mary gave quite a bit of information about Irish history and archaeology. Upon arrival at Tara, we were given an orientation and then time to explore on our own (about an hour). From there... More
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