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Newgrange and Tara tours one day

Lovely tour. Mary's history lessons were easy to understand. As promised we had quick entry into... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2018
Illinois5
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Naperville, Illinois
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Newgrange day tour

My daughter and I took the day tour to New Grange, Monasterboice, and Hill of Tara. I am an... read more

Reviewed 9 February 2018
tracya168
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Best Small group Day Tours from Dublin, 16 persons max. TA Certificate of Excellence 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014. Tour Wicklow & Glendalough. Discover Newgrange and Boyne valley a UNESCO World heritage site, older than the Pyramids. Guides are Failte Ireland Approved and badged, don't settle for less. Support sustainable tourism tour with like minded guests in small groups.
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Lovely tour. Mary's history lessons were easy to understand. As promised we had quick entry into Newgrange. Bonus was the lunch stop at Newgrange Farm. We could visit with the farm animals. Who doesn't love to pet kid goats and lambs?!? Simple lunch purchased at...More

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Please remove this review we are not the Mary Gibbons tour. We are Day Tours Unplugged. This review has nothing to do with us. Thanks for your help. Damian

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Reviewed 9 February 2018

My daughter and I took the day tour to New Grange, Monasterboice, and Hill of Tara. I am an independent traveler and do not typically take day tours but these sites are not accessible without a car so I booked with this company because it...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2018

On a day of extreme weather changes Damien continued to provide an excellent running commentary. Newgrange is one of the most impressive things from the ancient world I have ever seen. If in Ireland it is unmissable. Over 5000 years old and a restricted visiting...More

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Reviewed 18 December 2017

Absolutely brilliant! We really enjoyed our day out of the city thanks to Damian. We visited Newgrange, the High Crosses at Monasterboice (they are fantastic!) and then Hill of Slane and Hill of Tara. I have no words for how impressive and special Newgrange is;...More

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Reviewed 6 December 2017

The day we took the tour we had Fingal (I think that was his name-sorry I can't quite remember) and Pearse as our driver. Both were lovely. The guide was full of amazing and interesting information. He was so passionate on the topics! The Hill...More

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Reviewed 21 November 2017

My husband and I missed our scheduled tour because of jet lag and I was devastated. Damian was there to pick up his group and offered us two seats on his tour. It wasn't what we originally planned, but it ended up being a fantastic...More

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Reviewed 21 November 2017

I had high hopes for this tour, but was unfortunately left underwhelmed and a bit disappointed. The tour itself is a half-day (5 hour) tour which takes you straight from Dublin, to one lookout point in the Wicklow Mountains and about 2-2.5 hours at Glendalough....More

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

My daughter and I repeated the New Grange tour 3 years later, but with my husband in tow. It was more spectacular than the first time! Damion, our guide is Ireland's best gift! He found out our likings and steered (literally) the tour to match...More

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Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Just back from the Newgrange day tour with Day Tours Unplugged and simply put, it was excellent. I got picked up outside the Gresham hotel on O'Connell Street which was very handy, though the tour was running a few minutes behind schedule so I was...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2017

We booked this tour and were told we would be picked up at the Gresham Hotel. The driver would be there at 8:10 and leave promptly at 8:20. We arrived at the Gresham about 7:55. There were multiple buses/vans there but nothing identifying itself as...More

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Hi Camille, Would you please check their website and u can get in touch via email with them. They are pretty fast in responding
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WanderlustJem777
6 October 2015|
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Response from Day Tours U | Property representative |
We depart on the Wicklow Glendalough tour 1300hrs return up Dublin 1800hrs
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Rebecca C
29 September 2015|
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Hi Rebecca, there have been no issues in the past, the roads are in good condition so you shouldn't have any issues. Very much look forward to seeing you on our small group Wicklow tour.
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