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Rural Pub Tours

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Experience true Irish pub culture, visit the pubs the locals visit. Take in some of Ireland's most picturesque scenery as we make our way from pub to pub. Rural Pub Tours have put together exciting tours which takes you out of the City and straight...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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10/11 Castle Street | City Hall building end of Castle street, Dublin D02 K062, Ireland
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+353 1 495 8111
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All reviews blue light dinner stop tour guide shane hour tour longer tour merry ploughboy highlight of our trip beautiful wicklow singing irish songs dublin mountains irish countryside mountain tour booked this tour an amazing guide great fun small group visiting dublin
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my boyfriend’s third time on this tour, he had built it up as THE thing to do in Dublin so I had high expectations and I can gladly say it did not disappoint! Shane is the most wonderful host, such a personable and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank goldyloxe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went on this tour over the summer and HIGHLY recommend it. Shane was so informative and such a genuine guy! He wants you to have a good time. Two out of the three places had live music and Shane always made sure we had...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 359constancem
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was excited to go on this tour for the simple reason of getting out of the city and into some of the local fun. Turns out the day exceeded even my expectations. From the moment Shane picked us up, it was a blast. And...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Roving608433
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing as all the reviews say! Shane was great, friendly, accommodating, and knowledgeable. Fantastic way to get out into the Dublin countryside knowing all details are taken care of. Thank you Shane!! From the Florida/Chicago girls :)

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is my first ever review on TripAdvisor, but I've got to do it for this one. We didn't know what to expect from this tour, before we got the tickets, but when we came home at the end of the day, we can say...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

As a tourist, you step into a pub, have a pint and then move on. Inside Dublin that is easy. Then Shane takes you on a tour to experience the real pub life, as it was meant to be. Our first stop was a rural...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank WZeiler
Reviewed December 10, 2018

Hands down this was one of the highlights of our Ireland trip. Shane is absolutely WONDERFUL. He not only showed us a great time on the pub tour, but gave us friendly tips on our upcoming travels, and even followed up afterwards with more information....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lindsey122012
Reviewed November 29, 2018 via mobile

Loved my trip into the mountains. It was an unexpectedly small tour group but that didn’t ruin the fun. Shane made some great drinks suggestions and we even managed to see some traditional dance in one of the pubs. A recommendation if you want to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank adelecarvil
Reviewed November 29, 2018

Echo all of the other 5 Star reviews. Shane, our guide, made this an incredible and fun adventure into the Dublin countryside. We took the day tour which visits 3 rural pubs (Merry Ploughboy, Johnnie Fox's and The Blue Light)...friendly people, great food and drink....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Douglas M
Reviewed November 28, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went on this tour after seeing it on Trip Advisor. This tour has been the highlight of our trip and we were with an amazing family who welcomed us as part of their group. Shane, our tour guide, had wonderful energy...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Darvette
May 24, 2018|
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Response from tricia62123 | Reviewed this property |
It's the Wicklow Mountain tour which starts at 2pm. on the ruraltours ie website. Can't post the link because Tripadvisor won't allow it!
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Darvette
May 24, 2018|
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Response from ruraltours | Property representative |
Hello Darvette You can sign up via our website Rural Pub Tours
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khabliston
May 11, 2018|
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Response from ruraltours | Property representative |
Hi khabliston Yes advance booking is essential as its a small group tour max 16 people. Bookings can be made via The Rural Pub Tours website
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