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Ballyvaughan, Ireland
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Reviewed November 24, 2018

The Burren is a very strange area in Ireland, It is a direct contrast to the endless rollijng green fields and lush mountains you travel the Isle and see. Here the terrain is dry, rocky and desolate. You are certainly off the beaten path on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

We spent a thoroughly enjoyable few hours with Shane, who knew an awful lot about the Burren. We told us about the civilisations over the years, pointing out sites of interest, as well as showing us the changing landscape. He has studied archeology and botany...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed June 28, 2018

With a group of cyclists touring Clare and Connemara last week, I had the pleasure of being on the receiving end of Shane's expertise and great sense of humor. With a degree in geology from NUI-Galway, he will -- after doling out walking sticks to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

We were booked on this as part of our tour of the Wild Atlantic way. We met Shane in the car park opposite the church in Ballyvaughan. A useful piece of information there is a toilet at the side of the church open. Shane asked...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

This is not for people with 2 left feet. We did the white trail which is 40 minutes and it had some steep parts. The views are amazing, not only on the trail but on the drive to and from it. Not sure that it's...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

The Burren in County Clara is truly an amazing place. It is unlike anyplace I’ve been before. I am so glad that a friend recommended Tony and this tour. Tony is passionate and has a wealth of information about the area that he shared with...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank metamckinney
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

Our hotel (Gregan’s Castle) arranged a half day walk with Shane to see the Burren. Words can’t do it justice but even on a day which was flip flopping between lashing down rain and bright sunshine it was pretty epic to jump out of Shane’s...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank JReading156
Reviewed October 10, 2017

It was a rainy and very windy day (early October) to hike the Burren...we thought Shane may cancel our plans to see this magnificent landscape. But no, he showed with walking sticks, dressed perfectly for the weather and off we went! Discussion of the area,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

Shane is an improv artist who's media includes a diverse knowledge of flora, fauna, and farming, geology, archeology, and, dare I say, a sharp wit. You'll laugh till you cry while climbing a mountain or hillside as you learn more about the Burren than you...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 10, 2017

Shane is fantastic (and hilarious), and his extensive knowledge of the burren, history, flora and fauna present an idea opportunity to discover a bit of County Clare. I can't recommend signing up for a tour with him enough. We mete him at the parking lot...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Pam C
July 11, 2016|
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Response from stefidave | Reviewed this property |
Hi Pam There is a guided tour in the cave itself. Hope that helps, CATHY