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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 31 March 2013

Just returned from my first trip to Ireland and Dublin which was fantastic. My husband particularly wanted to see Newgrange and so we looked on the internet to research this and found the 'Mary Gibbons Tour'. We called into the Tourism Office in Dublin, who...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 15 March 2013

I booked a Mary Gibbons tour of Newgrange and Tara Hill through a stateside tour operator - not knowing what to book, I left it to the operator to fill three days. This tour was one of those days. Now, I need to start by...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

As this was not the first guided tour I took in Ireland and considering that with this review it would not be fair to make comparisons with others I have taken, it is right to give an honest and balanced report on the experience, hoping...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

A thoroughly enjoyable day listening to stories and history. The coach is comfortable and you have ample time in each place.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We really enjoyed our tour of New Grange and Hill of Tara presented by Mary Gibbons Tours. Mary was our tour guide and she was very knowledgeable about Irish history and the sites. On our way to New Grange, she reviewed Irish history, the importance...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Mary was excellent and so knowledgeable. She provided us with so much information and was very nice and well spoken with the group for the entire day we were with her. She is a wealth of info. I have since recommended her tour to others...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on this tour today and had such a great time! Mary is funny and full of information. She and the driver, made it a great day!

Thank sarainalaska
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great tour! Not only was this a very informative tour... it did not consume our entire day like so many other day tours. This left us with a ton of new learnings and time to explore other sites in Dublin after we returned....More

Thank mikegR6920WU
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I took Mary's New Grange tour this past Saturday and I could never say it as well as the person who has taken the design students for 11 years. I hated to get off the bus! Her knowledge of Irish history and...More

Thank Deborah D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Do yourself a favour and book this tour - visiting the Passage Tomb at Newgrange, the Hill of Tara, and the Boyne Valley. Our guide for the day was very knowledgeable and was able to give us history in an informative but entertaining manner. So...More

Thank N0madOne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took a stop over flight through Dublin deliberately to spend the one day on Mary Gibbons Newgrange Tour. Although I was expecting a very worthwhile tour, I was thrilled that Mary's tour was well beyond any of my expectations. From start to finish, Mary...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This tour well deserves its 5 star rating & Lonely Planet recommendation. We were engaged, intrigued, and informed by our amazing guide, Mary Gibbons. The depth and breadth of her knowledge of history, literature, archaeology, language & culture made our trip unforgettable. The tour bus...More

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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
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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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