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This is a review for the wonderful Noel Curtin who took us on a walking tour of Limerick which included many of the places where Frank McCourt lived. Noel is a local, is affable, articulate and good fun so I heartily recommend you book him...More
Being a Frank McCourt fan, couldn't resist this tour. Noel Curtin (the guide) was punctual, but relaxed and informative. We spent a great afternoon tracing some of the episodes and places in the novel and the experience made F M even more real and likeable....More
I have read both Angela's Ashes and Tis. We had one day in Limerick so we went to the tourist office and signed up for an Angela's Ashes walking tour. Our tour guide was a remarkable gentleman named Noel Curtin. At the age of 75,...More
Angela's Ashes was one of the primary reasons for our visit to Limerick and Noel Curtin did a fantastic job of bringing our group from one location to another while adding anecdotes that aren't included in the book. Highly recommended.
We had the great privilege to do a rare evening walking tour with Noel Curtin of Shannonside Tours of the streets and buildings and churches of Limerick involved in the book Angela's Ashes. Noel brought the story to life with his discussions of the real...More
Although we were late Noel waited for us with a smile. The tour was very informative. If you have read the book then you will really enjoy it. And obiviously the houses where McCourt and his family lived are demolished and now you will see...More
Tour guide was excellent very informative, witty and LOCAL! would highly recommend this tour very good value for money, time taken and a wealth of knowledge! Having read Angela's ashes several times I was thrilled to visit the landmarks and historical buildings mentioned in the...More
We had a very exclusive walk counting three persons. The guide was very good and offered a lot of information on the subject (and some other interesting subjects as well). We had a very good time and learned a few things as well. Going home...More
We took the walking tour with Michael O'Donell from the Frank McCourt Museum, as the other one wasn't on in febuary (as - by the way - many things in Ireland).
We loved every minute we spent in the museum and with Mike. Everyone involved...More
We actually called day of and Noel arranged a late day tour for us three. Not 3 hours, more like two. If you re-read the book for the tour its helpful, but frankly his general knowledge of Limerick was just as interesting... More
We actually called day of and Noel arranged a late day tour for us three. Not 3 hours, more like two. If you re-read the book for the tour its helpful, but frankly his general knowledge of Limerick was just as interesting. Have fun.