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Rural Pub Tours

10/11 Castle Street | City Hall building end of Castle street, Dublin D02 K062, Ireland
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Vacation in Dublin

Third time on the tour which shows you how much fun it is! Shane your host is an extraordinary... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Batman133
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Scarsdale, New York
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Can’t wait to do it again!!

Well.. wow!! I surprised my husband with the Dublin and Wicklow tour. Superb. Shane was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Margaret M
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Derry, United Kingdom
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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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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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10/11 Castle Street | City Hall building end of Castle street, Dublin D02 K062, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Third time on the tour which shows you how much fun it is! Shane your host is an extraordinary gentlemen. Was with a very small group this time but that did not stop us from a very fun filled evening. Would highly recommend it &...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well.. wow!! I surprised my husband with the Dublin and Wicklow tour. Superb. Shane was outstanding, even before the tour started. We were with a lovely group of people, out for the craic. Even managed to gate crash day2 of a wedding party. Hubby loved...More

Thank Margaret M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are in Dublin be sure to reserve a day for the Dublin and Wicklow mountains pub tour. It’s a great way to see and experience the county. It’s a great tour and with Shane at the helm you can’t help but join in...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I made the great decision to spend 9 hours with Shane during our recent trip to Dublin. After reading all the reviews I had high expectations but everything about the tour completely blew away what I initially thought. Shane has mastered the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had a GREAT time on the Wicklow Mountain Pub Tour! We have spent a week in Dublin twice, and of all our time spent in the city, this tour was our absolutely favorite activity. Our tour guide, Shane, was absolutely a...More

Thank Erin M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband & I had the good fortune to spend 9 hours with Shane (tour leader), & 7 new friends. We visited 6 pubs in the Wicklow mountains. Shane is very knowledgeable and is top notch at making sure everyone is comfortable and definitely having...More

Thank Sherry W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter & I did the Pub Tour with Shane. What a SUPER FUN night. You are in the best hands with Shane. He took special attention to make sure we were all having a great time. He had fun stories to share and was...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the 9 hour Wicklow Mountain Pub Tour with guide Shane. At first blush one might think 9 hours is way too long. Well let me tell you it flew by so fast that it was hard to believe the night was over. From...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

With only 3 days in Dublin it was hard to choose where to go and what to see. This pub tour was recommended to us and now I would like to recommend it to others. Our guide, Shane, was knowledgeable about beers, ciders and whiskeys....More

1  Thank Beth R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an absolute must do when in Dublin. We had a blast. Shane was delightful and we felt like we were all "drinking" buddies right from the start. The pubs we visited where just the right combination of rural Irish life, and trad music...More

Thank Liz C
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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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